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Bills in Committee: April 29–May 2

April 29, 2013
The League will be closely monitoring many hot bills this week as well as other bills of interest to cities, which included in our recently released bills of interest list. The League will report any actions of significance.
Also this week, the League will be monitoring committees scheduled to hear other bills of interest to cities, which were on our recently released bills of interest list. The League will report any actions of significance.
The Assembly and Senate both convened today for a floor session at 12 p.m. Many legislative hearings are available online for video or audio monitoring. A full listing of all Senate and Assembly hearings is available online. Hearing times are subject to change.
Bill language and any available position letters can be found on the League’s website.

Monday, April 29
Assembly Natural Resources Committee, State Capitol, Room 126, 1:30 p.m.
  • AB 574 (Lowenthal) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: sustainable communities. League position: Support.
  • AB 691 (Muratsuchi) State lands: sea level rise. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.
  • AB 1337 (Allen) Solid waste: plastic bag: recycling. League position: Oppose. 
Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee, State Capitol, Room 447, 1:30 p.m.
  • AB 576 (V. Manuel Pérez) Centralized Intelligence Partnership Act: pilot program. League position: Support. 
Assembly Transportation Committee, State Capitol, Room 4202, 1:30 p.m.
  • AB 14 (Lowenthal) State freight plan. League position: Support in Concept. 
Senate Appropriations, State Capitol, Room 4203
  • SB 254 (Hancock) Solid waste: used mattresses: recycling and recovery. League position: Support. 
Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, State Capitol, Room 3191, 1:30 p.m.
  • SB 144 (Canella) 2013 Realignment Legislation addressing justice reinvestment. League position: Support in Concept. 
Tuesday, April 30
Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 6, State Capitol, Room 447, 1:30 p.m.
  • ACA 4 (Olsen) Legislative procedure. League position: Support. 
Assembly Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy, State Capitol, Room 444, 10 a.m.
  • AB 1079 (Bradford) Enterprise zones: energy management plans. League position: Support. 
Assembly Judiciary, State Capitol, Room 4202, 8 a.m.
  • AB 1149 (Campos) Identity theft: local agencies. League position: Concerns. 
Assembly Veterans Affairs, State Capitol, Room 1226, 4 p.m.
  • AB 639 (Pérez) Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Act of 2014. League position: Support in Concept.
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications, State Capitol, Room 3191, 9 a.m.
  • SB 43 (Wolk) Shared renewable energy self-generation program. League position: Support. 
Senate Public Safety, State Capitol, Room 4203, 9 a.m.
  • SB 191 (Padilla) Emergency medical services. League position: Support.
  • SB 225 (Emmerson) Imprisonment: sentences punishable in state prison. League position: Support.
  • SB 388 (Lieu) Public safety officers and firefighters: investigations and interrogations. League position: Oppose. 
Senate Transportation and Housing, State Capitol, Room 4203, 1:30 p.m.
  • SB 684 (Hill) Advertising displays: redevelopment agency project areas. League position: Support.
  • SB 791 (Wyland) Motor vehicle fuel tax: rate adjustment. League position: Oppose. 
Wednesday, May 1
Assembly Appropriations, State Capitol, Room 4202, 9 a.m.
  • AB 47 (Gatto) Emergency telephone system: abuse. League position: Pending Support.
  • AB 116 (Bocanegra) Land use: subdivision maps: expiration dates. League position: Support if Amend.
  • AB 229 (Pérez) Local Government: infrastructure and revitalization financing districts. League position: Support.
  • AB 416 (Gordon) State Air Resources Board: Local Emission Reduction Program. League position: Support.
  • AB 443 (Lowenthal) Vehicles: delinquent parking and traffic violations. League position: Support. 
Assembly Housing and Community Development, State Capitol, Room 126, 9 a.m.
  • AB 325 (Alejo) Land use and planning: cause of actions: time limitations. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 564 (Mullin) Community redevelopment: successor agencies. League position: Support.
  • AB 981 (Bloom) Redevelopment dissolution. League position: Support.
  • AB 1229 (Atkins) Land use: zoning regulations. League position: Support. 
Assembly Local Government, State Capitol, Room 447, 1:30 p.m.
  • AB 185 (Hernández) open and public meetings: televised meetings. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 294 (Holden) Local-State Joint Investment Partnership Pilot Program. League position: Support.
  • AB 440 (Gatto) Hazardous substances: releases: local agency cleanup or remedy. League position: Support.
  • AB 667 (Hernández) Land use: development project review: superstores. League position: Support.
  • AB 1080 (Alejo) Community Revitalization and Investment Authorities. League position: Support.
  • AB 1237 (Garcia) Local government finance. League position: Oppose. 
Senate Environmental Quality, State Capitol, Room 3191, 9:30 a.m.
  • SB 470 (Wright) Community Development: economic opportunity. League position: Support.
  • SB 727 (Jackson) Medical waste: pharmaceutical product stewardship program. League position: Support. 
Senate Governance and Finance, State Capitol, Room 112, 9:30 a.m.
  • SB 211 (Price) Tax administration: disclosure of information: Franchise Tax Board and cities. League position: Support.
  • SB 434 (Hill) Personal income and corporation taxes: hiring credits: enterprise zones, LAMBRAs, manufacturing enhancement areas, and targeted tax areas. League position: Oppose


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