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Upcoming Bills in Committee, July 8 – 10

July 8, 2019
The Legislature is moving through policy committees, with the last day to hear and report fiscal bills to fiscal committees on July 10, before wrapping up on July 12 for its summer recess.
 
Several League HOT bills will be heard this week, including AB 213 (Reyes), AB 516 (Chiu), SB 5 (Beall) and SB 330 (Skinner). The Legislature will return from its summer recess on Aug. 12. The League will continue monitoring several bills affecting cities.   
 
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:
 
July 8
Senate Appropriations, 10:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • AB 12 (Irwin) Firearms: gun violence restraining orders. League position: pending support.
  • HOT AB 213 (Reyes) Local government finance: property tax revenue allocations: vehicle license fee adjustments. League position: support.
  • AB 314 (Bonta) Public employment: labor relations: release time. League position: oppose.  
Assembly Transportation, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • SB 211 (Beall) State highways: leases. League position: support if amended.  
Assembly Natural Resources, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 54 (Allen) California Circular Economy and Plastic Pollution Reduction Act. League position: support.
  • SB 515 (Caballero) Public Utilities Commission: high hazard zone fuel: report. League position: support.  
Assembly Revenue and Taxation, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 126
  • SB 344 (McGuire) Local Prepaid Mobile Telephony Collection Act. League position: support.
  • SB 531 (Glazer) Local Agencies: retailers. League position: support.  
July 9
Senate Judiciary, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • AB 9 (Reyes) Employment discrimination: limitation of actions. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • AB 51 (Gonzalez) Employment discrimination: enforcement. League position: oppose.
  • AB 403 (Kalra) Division of Labor Standards Enforcement: complaint. League position: oppose.
  • AB 931 (Boerner Hovarth) Local boards and commissions: representation: appointments. League position: oppose.
  • AB 1116 (Grayson) Firefighters: peer support. League position: pending support.
  • AB 1117 (Grayson) Peace officers: peer support. League position: pending support.
  • AB 1184 (Gloria) Public records: writing transmitted by electronic mail: retention. League position: oppose.
  • AB 1416 (Cooley) Business: collection and disclosure of consumer personal information. League position: support.
  • AB 1544 (Gipson) Community Paramedicine or Triage to Alternate Destination Act. League position: support.  
Senate Public Safety, 8:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • HOT AB 516 (Chiu) Authority to remove vehicles. League position: oppose.
  • AB 1600 (Kalra) Discovery: personnel records: peace officers and custodial officers. League position: oppose.  
Assembly Health, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • SB 438 (Hertzberg) Emergency medical services: dispatch. League position: oppose unless amended.  
July 10
Assembly Appropriations, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • SB 749 (Durazo) California Public Records Act: trade secrets. League position: oppose.  
Assembly Insurance, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 437
  • SB 416 (Hueso) Employment: workers’ compensation. League position: oppose.
  • HOT SB 542 (Stern) Workers’ compensation. League position: oppose.  
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 3191
  • AB 56 (Garcia, Eduardo) Electricity: procurement by the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority. League position: oppose.
  • AB 1699 (Levine) Telecommunications: mobile internet service providers: first response agencies: emergencies. League position: support.  
Senate Governance and Finance, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • AB 68 (Ting) Land use: accessory dwelling units. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • AB 570 (Aguiar-Curry) Local Government Investment Act. League position: support.
  • AB 849 (Bonta) Elections: city and county redistricting. League position: oppose.
  • AB 1583 (Eggman) The California Recycling Market Development Act. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • HOT AB 1763 (Chiu) Planning and zoning: density bonuses: affordable housing. League position: oppose unless amended.  
Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 2040
  • AB 171 (Gonzalez) Employment: sexual harassment. League position: oppose.
  • HOT AB 1400 (Kamlager-Dove) Employment safety: firefighting equipment: mechanics. League position: oppose.  
Assembly Government Organization, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • HOT SB 670 (McGuire) Telecommunications: community isolation outage: notification. League position: support.  
Assembly Local Government, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 127
  • HOT SB 5 (Beall) Affordable Housing and Community Development Investment Program. League position: support.
  • HOT SB 13 (Wieckowski) Accessory dwelling units. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • SB 205 (Hertzberg) Business licenses: stormwater discharge compliance. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • HOT SB 330 (Skinner) Housing Crisis Act of 2019. League position: oppose.
  • SB 592 (Wiener) Housing Accountability Act. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • SB 672 (Hill) Planning and zoning: regional housing need allocation: City of Brisbane. League position: support.  
Assembly Utilities and Energy, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 437
  • SB 209 (Dodd) Wildfires: California Wildfire Warning Center: fire-weather monitoring. League position: support.


 
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