Monday, December 11, 2023

Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 9.30.23

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom announced today that he has signed the following bills into law:

  • AB 334 by Assembly member Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) – Public contracts: conflicts of interest.
  • AB 508 by Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Irvine) – Probation: environmental crimes.
  • AB 511 by Assemblymember Diane Dixon (R-Newport Beach) – Personal income tax: voluntary contribution: California ALS Research Network Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund.
  • AB 614 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) – Medi-Cal.
  • AB 623 by Assemblymember Phillip Chen (R-Yorba Linda) – Cannabis: THC testing variances.
  • AB 700 by Assemblymember Tim Grayson (D-Concord) – California Firefighter Cancer Prevention and Research Program.
  • AB 722 by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) – Alameda Health System Hospital Authority.
  • AB 767 by Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Community Paramedicine or Triage to Alternate Destination Act.
  • AB 800 by Assemblymember Liz Ortega (D-San Leandro) – Workplace Readiness Week: work permits.
  • AB 854 by Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-Highland) – Tribal gaming: compact ratification.
  • AB 872 of the Committee on Education – Elementary and secondary education: omnibus bill.
  • AB 1021 by Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) – Controlled substances: rescheduling.
  • AB 1074 by Assemblymember Juan Alanis (R-Modesto) – Horse Racing.
  • AB 1341 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park) – Public health: oral therapeutics.
  • AB 1355 by Assemblymember Avelino Valencia (D-Anaheim) – Employment: benefits: electronic notices and documents.
  • AB 1400 by Assemblymember Isaac Bryan (D-Los Angeles) – Student financial aid: College Access Tax Credit Fund: community college student transfers: Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
  • AB 1457 by Assemblymember Liz Ortega (D-San Leandro) – Public social services: merit or civil service employee.
  • AB 1578 by Assemblymember Avelino Valencia (D-Anaheim) – Insurance licensees.
  • AB 1649 by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) – Local Agency Public Construction Act: change orders: County of Santa Clara.
  • AB 1668 by Assemblymember Joe Patterson (R-Rocklin) – Alcoholic beverages: licenses: Placer County.
  • SB 35 by Senator Thomas Umberg (D-Santa Ana) – Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Court Program.
  • SB 235 by Senator Thomas Umberg (D-Santa Ana) – Civil discovery.
  • SB 264 by Senator Roger Niello (R-Fair Oaks) – Income tax: deduction: catastrophic loss.
  • SB 428 by Senator Catherine Blakespear (D-Encinitas) – Temporary restraining orders and protective orders: employee harassment.
  • SB 475 by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) – Park property: City of Laguna Woods: City Center Park.
  • SB 506 by Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) – Public Utilities Commission: railroads: color marking project for pavements.
  • SB 553 by Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) – Occupational safety: workplace violence: workplace violence prevention orders and plans. A sign-up message can be found here.
  • SB 567 by Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) – Termination of the lease: no fault of the cause: the gross increase in the price of the rent.
  • SB 696 by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-Burbank) – Notary public.
  • SB 704 by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) – Coastal resources: California Coastal Act of 1976: industrial developments: oil and gas developments: refineries: petrochemical facilities: offshore wind.
  • SB 740 by Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) – Management of hazardous materials: continuous source: skilled and trained workforce.
  • SB 815 by Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) – Healing arts.
  • SB 844 by Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee) – Control of alcoholic beverages: transfer of retail license and return of beer.
  • SB 862 by Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) – Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District: transaction and use tax rates.
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The Governor also announced that he vetoed the following bills:

  • AB 966 by Assemblymember Laurie Davies (R-Laguna Niguel) – Division of Boating and Waterways: report to the Legislature: shoreline erosion control and public beach programs. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1631 by Assemblymember Pilar Schiavo (D-San Fernando Valley) – Water resources: appropriate permit: application procedure: mining use. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 493 by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) – Air pollution: alternative vehicles and electric and hydrogen infrastructure. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 686 by Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) – Domestic workers: job safety. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 799 by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-Burbank) – Unemployment insurance: trade disputes: eligibility for benefits. A veto message can be found here.
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