California Legislation 2016 - LARRP positions and actions


AB 1977 - Wood/Waldron - WATCH

Ab 1977, similar to AB 2255 (Melendez), would authorize a city and/or county to enact an ordinance to define and register structured sober living homes, as consistent with specified state and federal law, and with specified exclusions.

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 296, Statutes of 2016. (9/12)


AB 2114 - Garcia - WATCH 

Existing law requires the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to contract with a private nonprofit agency or agencies to establish and operate a visitor center outside each state adult prison in California that has a population of more than 300 inmates.

In committee: Held under submission. (5.27)


AB 2466 - Weber - SUPPORT

This bill which will eliminate ambiguity in state law regarding the impact a felony conviction has on voting. The current confusion surrounding felony disenfranchisement threatens the integrity of California’s elections and results in the exclusion of eligible voters, primarily voters from communities of color. AB 2466 would clarify existing California law on voter eligibility and guarantee a more inclusive and participatory electorate.

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m. (8/23)


AB 2495 - Eggman - SUPPORT 

The bill would exempt a person from the criminal sanctions above while he or she is operating an adult public health or medical intervention program authorized by a state or local health department.

In committee: Hearing for testimony only. (4/5)


AB 2765 - Weber - SUPPORT 

This bill would instead authorize a person to petition or apply for a reduction of sentence before November 4, 2022, or at a later date upon a showing of good cause. Because the bill would extend the period of time in which a person could file a petition or application without a showing of good cause, the bill would amend the act and would require a 2/3 vote of the Legislature.

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 12 p.m. (9/02)


AB 2821 - Chiu - SUPPORT

This bill would require HCD, in coordination with DHCS, to, on or before July 1, 2017, design and create the Medi-Cal Housing Program and on or before January 1, 2018, and every year thereafter, subject to appropriation by the Legislature, award grants to eligible counties or regions participating in a Whole Person Care pilot program, a program under the Medi-Cal program that provides specified entities with the option to receive support to integrate care for a particularly vulnerable group of Medi-Cal beneficiaries, including individuals who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness.

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m. (9/07)


SB 966 - Mitchell - SUPPORT

This bill repeals the current enhancement for specified drug commerce crimes under which a defendant receives an additional term of three years for each prior conviction of any one of the listed crimes.

June 28 set for second hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 3. Noes 2.) (6/28)

SB 1013 - Beall - SUPPORT 

This bill would require a service provider to also demonstrate an existing relationship with a supportive housing provider. The bill would specify that a program participant is not required to receive other services for mentally ill parolees as a condition of eligibility to receive rental assistance through the program.

May 27 hearing: Held in committee and under submission. (5.27)

SB 1134 - Leno/Anderson - SUPPORT 

SB 1134 will establish a fair standard for proving one’s innocence in California, and will ensure that when innocent individuals have been convicted, there is a fair and reasonable path to clear their names if new evidence is later found to support their claims of innocence. This bill will bring California’s innocence standard in line with those in 43 other states.

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m. (8/31)


SB 1389 - Glazer/Hernandez - SUPPORT 

This bill would expand current law to require the videotaping of any person suspected of homicide.

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 6 p.m. (8/31)