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Upcoming Bills in Committee, June 17 – July 3

June 14, 2019
Legislative policy committees are still moving along, with several of the League’s HOT bills up in committees this week, including SB 330 (Skinner), Housing Crisis Act of 2019, being herd in the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
 
The Legislature will adjourn July 12 for its summer recess, returning 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:
 
June 17
 
Assembly Revenue and Taxation, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 126
  • AB 162 (Galgiani) California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority: sales and use taxes: exclusions. League position: oppose. 
June 18
 
Senate Public Safety, 8: 30 a.m., State Capitol. Room 4203
  • AB 12 (Irwin) Firearms: gun violence restraining orders. League position: pending support.
  • AB 164 (Cervantes) Firearms: prohibited persons. League position: pending support.
  • AB 392 (Weber) Peace officers: deadly force. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Judiciary, 9 a.m., State Capitol. Room 437
  • SB 518 (Wieckowski) Public records: disclosure: court costs and attorney’s fees. League position: oppose.
  • SB 749 (Durazo) California Public Records Act: trade secrets. League position: oppose. 
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications, 9 a.m., State Capitol. Room 3191
  • AB 497 (Santiago) Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program. League position: support. 
Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • HOT AB 849 (Bonta) Elections: city and county redistricting. League position: oppose.  
Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • SB 205 (Hertzberg) Business licenses: stormwater discharge compliance. League position: oppose unless amended. 
Senate Housing, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • AB 68 (Ting) Land use: accessory dwelling units. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • AB 881 (Bloom) Accessory dwelling units. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • HOT AB 1763 (Chiu) Planning and zoning: density bonuses: affordable housing. League position: oppose unless amended. 
Senate Judiciary, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • HOT AB 1286 (Muratsuchi) Shared mobility devices: agreements. League position: sponsor. 
June 19
 
Assembly Housing and Community Development, 9:15 a.m., State Capitol, Room 126
  • SB 13 (Wieckowski) Accessory dwelling units. League position: oppose unless amended.
  • HOT SB 330 (Skinner) Housing Crisis Act of 2019. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Elections and Redistricting, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • SB 681 (Stern) Local referenda and charter amendments: withdrawal. League position: support. 
Senate Governance and Finance, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • AB 1208 (Ting) Utility user taxes: exemption: clean energy resource. League position: oppose.
  • AB 1253 (Rivas) Local agency formation commissions: grant program. League position: support. 
Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 2040
  • AB 51 (Gonzalez) Employment discrimination: enforcement. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Communications and Conveyance, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 437
  • HOT SB 67 (McGuire) Telecommunications: community isolation outage: notification, League position: support. 
Assembly Local Government, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 287 (Nielsen) Commission on State Mandates: test claims: filing date. League position: support.
  • SB 531 (Glazer) Local agencies: retails. League position: support. 
June 24
 
Assembly Natural Resources, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 667 (Hueso) Greenhouse gases: recycling infrastructure and facilities. League position: support. 
June 25
 
Assembly Public Safety, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 126
  • SB 23 (Wiener) Unlawful entry of a vehicle. League position: support. 
Senate Governmental Organization, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • AB 41 (Gallagher) Disaster relief: Camp Fire. League position: support. 
June 26
 
Assembly Public Employment and Retirement, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • SB 266 (Leyva) Public Employees’ Retirement System: disallowed compensation: benefit adjustment. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Labor and Employment, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 142 (Wiener) Employees: lactation accommodation. League position: oppose. 
July 1
 
Assembly Transportation, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • SB 137 (Dodd) Federal transportation funds: state exchange programs. League position: support. 
July 3
 
Senate Environmental Quality, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 3191
  • AB 1509 (Mullin) Solid waste: lithium-ion batteries. League position: pending.


 
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