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Upcoming Bills in Committee, May 22 – June 13

May 21, 2018
During the next few weeks, both houses of the Legislature will finalize their budgets.
The Senate and Assembly budget committees continue to hold hearings. The League will be monitoring several bills this week, as well as several HOT bills, which will be heard this week in Assembly Appropriations.  
Some hearings, if not all, will be televised. The Senate and Assembly publish weekly television schedules, but audio is always available online. In addition, many hearings are also webcast via the California Channel.
Here are a number of upcoming hearings of interest to cities:
May 22
Senate Appropriations, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • SB 831 (Wieckowski) Land use: accessory dwelling units. League position: Oppose.
  • SB 998 (Dodd) Discontinuation of residential water services: urban and community. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.
  • SB 1399 (Wiener) Renewable energy: shred renewable energy tariffs. League position: Support.
  • SB 1469 (Skinner) Land use: accessory dwelling units. League position: Oppose. 
May 23
Assembly Appropriations, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • AB 2923 (Chiu) San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District: transiti-oriented development. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 3087 (Kalra) California Health Care Cost, Quality, and Equity Commission. League position: Support in Concept.
  • AB 3147 (Caballero) Fee mitigation act: housing developments. League position: Oppose. 
May 25
Senate Appropriations, Upon adjournment of session, State Capitol, Room 4203
  • HOT SB 833 (McGuire) Emergency alerts: evacuation orders: operators. League position: Support.
  • HOT SB 834 (Jackson) State lands: leasing: oil and gas. League position: Support.
  • SB 919 (Dodd) Water resources: stream gages. League position: Support.
  • SB 937 (Wiener) Lactation accommodation. League position: Oppose unless amended.
  • SB 966 (Wiener) Onsite treated nonpotable water systems. League position: Support.
  • SB 1038 (Leyva) California Fair Employment and Housing Act: violations: personal liability. League position: Oppose.
  • SB 1300 (Jackson) Unlawful employment practices: discrimination and harassment. League position: Oppose.
  • SB 1343 (Mitchell) Employers: sexual harassment training: requirements. League position: Support.
  • SB 1413 (Nielsen) Public employees’ retirement: pension prefunding. League position: Support. 
June 13
Assembly Local Government, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 1145 (Leyva) Enhanced infrastructure financing districts: maintenance. League position: Support.

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