Legislation Impacting UC

For 2017-2018 - UC Significant Impact

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AB 1 (Frazier)
Appropriates $3M to the UC institutes for transportation studies. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on TRANS. and NAT. RES.

  • Pending
 

AB 2 (Obernolte)
Adds the status as a peace officer to the list of actual or perceived characteristics necessary to determine whether a criminal act qualifies as a hate crime. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Reconsideration granted.

  • Pending
 

AB 5 (Gonzalez)
Creates the Opportunity to Work Act. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 15 (Maienschein )
Requires the State Department of Health Care Services to increase Denti-Cal provider reimbursement rates for the 15 most common prevention, treatment, and oral evaluation services to the regional average commercial rates. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Coauthors revised.

  • Neutral  (03/28/17)
  • Support in Concept  (03/28/17)
  • Neutral  (05/17/17)
 

AB 17 (Holden)
Creates the Transit Pass Pilot Program to provide free or reduced-fare transit passes to low-income middle/high school, college, and university students by supporting new, or expanding existing, transit pass programs. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 21 (Kalra)
Requests UC to refrain from disclosing personal information on students, faculty, and staff, except under specified circumstances, and to advise and notify regarding an immigration officer on campus to execute a federal immigration order/detainment and comply with a request for such officer to access nonpublic areas of the campus with a judicial warrant, and adopt/implement a policy limiting assistance with immigration enforcement.
Staff: Karen French

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

 

AB 29 (Nazarian)
Requires pharmacy benefit managers to disclose certain information to purchasers, including the aggregate amount of rebates, retrospective utilization discounts, and other income from pharmaceutical manufacturers or labelers in connection with drug benefits related to purchasers. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Watch  (06/08/17)
 

AB 34 (Nazarian )
Establishes the Children's Savings Account Program for the purposes of expanding access to higher education through savings. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 41 (Chiu)
Requires law enforcement agencies to report information regarding rape kit evidence, within 120 days of the collection of the kit, to the Department of Justice through a database established by the department.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 52 (Cooper)
Requires public employers to provide all employees an orientation and also requires these public employers to permit the exclusive representative, if applicable, to participate. (AB 2835 '16) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 80 (Arambula )
Authorizes CSU Fresno to award the degree of Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in agricultural education and requires the degree to be distinguished from doctoral degree programs at UC. (AB 209) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 93 (Medina)
Places new requirements on supervisors of trainees, associates, and applicants for licensure as marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and clinical counselors and places new requirements on trainees, associates, and applicants for licensure who are under supervision.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/29/17)
 

AB 95 (Jones-Sawyer )
Requires CSU to establish a Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program with the goal of creating a model of articulation and coordination among K-12 schools, community colleges, and campuses of the CSU that would allow students to earn a baccalaureate degree for a total cost not exceeding $10,000, including the cost of textbooks. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 96 (Ting)
Budget Act of 2017 (SB 72)
Staff: Kieran Flaherty

Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.

  • Pending
 

AB 114 (Budget Cmte)
Extends the Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program until 1/1/23 and extends the California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP) until 1/1/21. (UC Sponsor)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 38, Statutes of 2017.

  • Sponsor
 

AB 148 (Mathis)
Expands eligibility for the California Physician Corps Program in rural areas by including clinics that have at least 30% for rural areas and 50% for non-rural areas.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
  • Neutral  (03/29/17)
 

AB 151 (Burke)
Requires the Air Resources Board to report to the Legislature on the need for increased education, career technical education, job training, and workforce development in ensuring that statewide greenhouse gas emissions are reduced to at least 40 percent below the 1990 level no later than 12/31/30, and as a result of the scoping plan. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Assembly Member Burke.

  • Pending
 

AB 157 (Wood)
Relates to the Affordable Care Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Hernandez.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
 

AB 180 (Wood)
Requires the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to report semi-annually regarding the enrollment process for Medi-Cal and Covered California, instead of quarterly.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Hernandez.

  • Watch  (06/08/17)
 

AB 205 (Wood)
Implements provisions regarding federal regulations governing Medicaid managed care plans, including requiring plans to enhance contract services payments to designated public hospital systems as specified and annually providing a departmental accounting of the amounts paid/payable to these hospital systems, requiring departmental consultation with these hospital systems and plans to establish a program for the hospital systems to earn performance-based quality incentive payments from the plans based on achieving identified targets for quality of care pursuant to uniform performance measures and parameters, authorizing the hospital systems and their affiliated governmental entities, or other public entities, to voluntarily provide the nonfederal share of the portion of the capitation rates associated with the directed payments and for the quality incentive payments through an intergovernmental transfer; authorizing the department to accept these elective funds and, in its discretion, to deposit the transfer in the Medi-Cal Inpatient Payment Adjustment Fund. Also, authorizes enrollee requests for hearings within 120 days after an order of action, develops time/distance standards for long-term services/supports, and requires compliance with medical loss ratio reporting requirements at 85%. (SB 171)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 207 (Arambula)
Authorizes CSU Fresno, to award the doctor of medicine degree. Requires the degree to be distinguished from doctor of medicine degree programs at UC. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Oppose  (03/21/17)
  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 209 (Mathis)
Authorizes CSU to award professional doctorate degrees in agricultural education and requires the degree to be distinguished from doctoral degree programs at UC. (AB 80) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 211 (Waldron)
Extends the inoperative/repeal dates for Title 42 federal certification standards compliance for chronic dialysis, surgical, or rehabilitation clinics to 1/1/19, and for intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to 1/1/20. (SB 534 '13)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

AB 217 (Low)
Establishes the Office of Higher Education Performance and Accountability as the statewide postsecondary education coordination and planning entity. (AB 1837 '16) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/28/17)
 

AB 224 (Thurmond)
Extends licensing criteria to dentists administering deep sedation, and makes other changes to anesthesia and sedation requirements under the Dental Practice Act. Also requires the board to contract with a nonprofit research organization to obtain high-quality pediatric sedation and anesthesia-related data.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Testimony taken. Further hearing to be set.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 234 (Steinorth)
Legislative intent: Restore funding for the Assumption Program of Loans for Education to its 2011-12 fiscal year level and require the commission to award 7,200 new warrants for the assumption of loans under the program in the 2017-18 fiscal year. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 240 (Lackey)
Requests UC to establish the California Institute for Aerospace. (AB 2600) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 241 (Dababneh)
Requires state and local agencies to provide 12 months of identity theft protection for anyone affected by a government data breach. (AB 259 '15). (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 251 (Bonta)
Extends sunset for Department of Public Health to adopt regulations relating to the provision of services by a chronic dialysis clinic, a surgical clinic, or a rehabilitation clinic, requires those clinics to comply with prescribed federal certification standards.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Wiener.

  • Cost  (03/29/17)
 

AB 254 (Thurmond)
Establishes the Local Educational Agency Behavioral Health Integration Pilot Program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 262 (Bonta)
Enacts the Buy Clean California Act which requires an awarding authority, including UC, to carry out certain duties, including requiring Environmental Product Declarations and bid specifications containing facility-specific global warming potential parameters.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 263 (Rodriguez)
Requires an employer that provides emergency medical services as part of an emergency medical services system or plan to authorize and permit its employees engaged in prehospital emergency services to take prescribed rest periods and requires the employer to provide these employees with prescribed meal periods.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on RLS. (Ayes 9. Noes 1.) (September 1). Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
 

AB 276 (Medina)
Requests UC, CSU, CCC and independent institutions of higher education to complete a report that evaluates the current state of cyber security education and training programs offered.
Staff: Karen French

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

AB 334 (Cooper)
Makes changes relating to the conduct of sexual assault examinations and storage of related records, makes provisions applicable to costs incurred by a clinic or sexual assault forensic medical examination, and includes nurse practitioners and physician's assistants as qualified health care professionals
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 336 (Baker)
Spot bill: Makes changes to public postsecondary education. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

From printer. May be heard in committee March 10.

  • Pending
 

AB 370 (Rodriguez)
Requires the Student Aid Commission to calculate a target for Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards, and to estimate a take rate and number of award offers to achieve the target for awards to be paid. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (03/15/17)
 

AB 379 (Gomez)
Establishes the California Kickstart My Future Loan Forgiveness Program. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (04/03/17)
 

AB 387 (Thurmond)
Defines employer related to minimum wage provisions. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Assembly Member Thurmond.

 

AB 393 (Quirk-Silva)
Urges UC to adopt policies consistent with those of CSU/CCC whereby the amount of tuition/enrollment fees charged to its students are not to be increased from the amounts charged as of 12/31/16. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

 

AB 405 (Irwin)
Authorizes CCC, in consultation with the CSU and UC, to establish a statewide baccalaureate degree cybersecurity pilot program at not more than 10 community college districts. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 419 (Salas (D))
Appropriate $500,000 to fund a study by one or more UC campuses on life cycle emissions profiles.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

AB 422 (Arambula)
Repeals the sunset and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Pilot Program. Authorizes CSU to establish Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs that offer Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/02/17)
 

AB 427 (Muratsuchi)
Establishes the California Aerospace Commission. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 447 (Gray)
Contingent on federal financial participation and approvals, adds continuous glucose monitors and related supplies to the Medi-Cal schedule of benefits for treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus when medically necessary, subject to utilization controls.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Watch  (03/21/17)
 

AB 451 (Arambula)
Specifies that a psychiatric unit within a general acute hospital or an acute psychiatric hospital, regardless of whether it maintains an emergency department, is required to provide emergency care and services to relieve or eliminate a psychiatric emergency medical condition if the hospital has appropriate facilities and qualified personnel. Prohibits these hospitals, as a condition to accepting a patient transfer from another facility, from requiring that a patient be in custody as a result of a mental health disorder causing him/her to be a danger to others or himself/herself, or is gravely disabled.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Watch  (03/22/17)
 

AB 453 (Limon)
Encourages UC, and requires CSU and CCC, to designate as a "hunger free campus" each of its campuses that meet specified criteria and provide a funding incentive to those campuses.
Staff: Karen French

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 456 (Thurmond)
Authorizes postgraduate hours of experience to be credited toward licensure so long as the person applies for registration as an associate clinical social worker within 90 days of the granting of the qualifying master's degree or doctoral degree and is granted registration by the board.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 461 (Muratsuchi (D))
Adds the Revised Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan (REPAYE) and Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan (PAYE) federal loan forgiveness programs to the statute that exempts forgiven amounts of certain federal student loans from state income tax.
Staff: Karen French

In Assembly. Ordered to Engrossing and Enrolling.

 

AB 463 (Salas)
Requires an Assumption Program of Loans for Education participant to demonstrate financial need, remove references to the API, and revise the information that the Superintendent is required to furnish to the commission annually. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 473 (Waldron)
Requires the UC Criminal Justice and Health Consortium to administer a 4-year statewide pilot project in 6 counties to assist counties in creating cost-effective programming for the large population of mentally ill adults in county jail systems who have co-occurring substance use disorders.(Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 477 (Ridley-Thomas)
Establishes the Behavioral Health Stakeholder Advisory Panel. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (03/20/17)
 

AB 488 (Kiley)
Establishes the Mental Health Services Fund Transparency and Accountability Office within the California Health and Human Services Agency. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Watch  (03/20/17)
 

AB 503 (Lackey (R_)
Creates a process that allows indigent individuals with outstanding parking citations to repay their fines and penalties while preserving their ability to register and drive their vehicles.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 505 (Caballero)
Prohibits the Medical Board of California from entering into any stipulation for disciplinary action, including placing a licensee on probation, if the operative accusation includes specified acts.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Not Taking A Position  (06/08/17)
 

AB 517 (Harper)
Prohibits a state agency, department, board, or commission, from prohibiting or denying travel to states on the basis of political beliefs. (UC Named) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 518 (Harper (R))
Exempts travel that is required to attend or to participate in an academic conference or competition, or an athletic event, and travel that is required to further recruitment of a prospective student athlete, from existing travel discrimination laws. (UC Named) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 530 (Cooper (D))
Expands the jurisdiction of PERB to include resolving disputes and statutory duties and rights of persons who are peace officers.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 562 (Muratsuchi)
Prohibits any person, with intent to deceive or defraud, from obstructing the State Auditor in performing official duties relating to an audit required by statute or requested by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 587 (Chiu (D))
Requires the Department of General Services to convene the California Pharmaceutical Collaborative to address the rising cost of pharmaceuticals. (UC Representative)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 589 (Bigelow (R))
Requires any diverter who completed an instructional course regarding the devices or measurement method administered by the UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) to be considered a qualified individual when installing and maintaining devices or implementing methods of measurement that were taught in the course for diversion, and requires UCCE and the Water Resources Control Board to develop the course curriculum and proficiency test.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

 

AB 612 (Rubio)
Requires the State Department of Health Care Services to develop and implement an electronic reporting and tracking system for newborns and infants tested for hearing loss and requires general acute care hospitals to maintain a newborn and infant data management system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Cost  (03/29/17)
 

AB 613 (Nazarian)
Authorizes a person with specified qualifications to perform a total protein test using a digital refractometer in a licensed plasma collection facility in this state if specified circumstances are met, including that the person meets certain education and training requirements.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Newman.

  • Pending
 

AB 615 (Cooper)
Requires the State Air Resources Board to work and contract with UC or CSU to prepare and submit to the Legislature a report on the impact of the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project on the state 's zero-emission vehicle market.
Staff: Jason Murphy

09/13/17 Urgency clause adopted. Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. 09/13/17 Assembly Rule 77(a) suspended. 09/12/17 In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after September 14 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77. 09/11/17 Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. 09/07/17 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 09/06/17 Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading. 08/22/17 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 08/21/17 From committee: Be ordered to second reading pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8. 07/12/17 From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (July 11). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 07/10/17 Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on T. & H. 07/06/17 From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on T. & H. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (July 5). 05/18/17 Referred to Coms. on EQ. and T. & H. 05/04/17 In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. 05/04/17 Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 76. Noes 0. Page 1390.). 04/27/17 Read second time. Ordered to Consent Calendar. 04/26/17 From committee: Do pass. To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (April 26). 03/21/17 From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 0.) (March 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 03/14/17 Re-referred to Com. on TRANS. 03/13/17 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on TRANS. Read second time and amended. 02/27/17 Referred to Com. on TRANS. 02/15/17 From printer. May be heard in committee March 17. 02/14/17 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 753 (Caballero)
Implements specified initiatives designed to significantly improve access to dental services for adults and children on Medi-Cal consistent with the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 766 (Friedman)
Establishes, as an additional AFDC-FC eligible placement for specified minor dependents enrolled in a postsecondary educational institution, a dormitory or other designated housing of the institution in which the minor dependent is living independently.
Staff: Karen French

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 771 (Quirk)
Authorizes Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to contract with UC to develop a Website containing public information on prescribed burns and to develop a uniform prescribed burn template for forest landowners. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 795 (Gipson)
Enacts the Free Tax Filing and Reporting Act of 2017, which includes the provision of grants, upon legislative appropriation, to colleges and universities for enhanced training of student VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 827 (Rubio (D))
Enacts the California Opportunity Act of 2017. (UC Appointee)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 830 (Kalra (D))
Eliminates the high school exit examination as a condition of receiving a diploma or graduation from high school.
Staff: Karen French

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 847 (Bocanegra)
Requests the academic senate of UC, and requires the academic senates of CSU/CCC, to post membership rosters on their Websites and make demographic data available to the public upon request.
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (07/13/17)
 

AB 848 (McCarty)
Prohibits UC and CSU from contracting for services when the contract would displace career, permanent, or limited-term employees.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
  • Concern  (04/06/17)
 

AB 856 (Levine)
Requests UC, and requires CSU and CCC, to consider candidates from underrepresented socioeconomic backgrounds among existing campus staff when filling faculty or athletic coaching positions. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 885 (Rubio)
Requires a community water system to test annually for the presence of lead at each water outlet used for drinking or cooking at public elementary and secondary schools, and public preschools and day care facilities located on public school property constructed before January 1, 1994, within the boundaries of the community water system. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 887 (Cooper)
Specifies that a public safety officer under investigation is required to be informed of the time, date, and location of any incident at issue, the internal affairs case number, if any, and the title of any policies, rules, and procedures alleged to have been violated with a brief factual summary of any complaint.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Mendoza.

  • Pending
 

AB 893 (Garcia)
Authorizes local public health agencies and others to send data to the office regarding the number of graduate medical education slots necessary to meet the current and future physician and surgeon needs of the County of Imperial and similar medically underserved counties from local public health or health planning agencies, entities engaged in the provision of health care services in those areas, and professional and educational associations.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • New Bill  (05/02/17)
  • Support in Concept  (05/04/17)
 

AB 904 (Gallagher)
Legislative intent: Enact legislation that would address high prescription drug costs. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 19.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 917 (Arambula )
Requires CCC and CSU and encourages UC to adopt a policy on student suicide prevention. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (04/20/17)
 

AB 921 (Cervantes)
Establishes the California Kickstart My Future Loan Forgiveness Program to provide student loan forgiveness awards for the purpose of alleviating the burden of federal student loan debt for recent graduates meeting specified requirements
Staff: Karen French

09/13/17 Re-referred to Com. on RLS. 09/12/17 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on RLS. Read second time and amended. 03/29/17 Re-referred to Com. on RLS. 03/28/17 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on RLS. Read second time and amended. 03/23/17 Referred to Com. on RLS. 02/17/17 From printer. May be heard in committee March 19. 02/16/17 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 931 (McCarty)
Requires the California Suicide Prevention Act to include community college, 4-year college, and university undergraduate and graduate students as target populations.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Neutral  (04/05/17)
 

AB 936 (Chavez)
Spot bill: Makes changes to the Education Code relating to postsecondary education. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

From printer. May be heard in committee March 19.

  • Pending
 

AB 951 (Cervantes)
Appropriates an unspecified sum of moneys from the General Fund to UC each fiscal year, commencing with the 2018-19 fiscal year, for the creation, construction, and establishment of the UC Riverside School of Law. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 960 (Brough)
Exempts from sales and use tax the gross receipts from the sale textbooks purchased by a student from an institution of higher education, as defined or sold by a person whose primary purpose is to provide textbooks to students attending institutions of higher education, for use as a learning resource in any course. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1002 (Cooley)
Expands the purview of the UC Cannabis Research Program and requires the UC president to appoint a Scientific Advisory Council.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1003 (Bloom)
Establishes the California Community Health Fund. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: That the measure be retained in committee, and that the subject matter be referred to the Committee on Rules for assignment to the proper committee for study. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (April 25).

  • Pending
 

AB 1008 (McCarty (D))
Prohibits employers with five or more employees from including on job applications questions seeking disclosure of an applicant's conviction history, and from inquiring into or considering that history until the applicant receives a conditional offer.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 1020 (Holden)
Requires that a lender, before entering into a loan agreement for purposes of financing the costs of a student's postsecondary education, disclose the student's options for financing his or her postsecondary education, the student's repayment options, and any other information relevant to the proposed loan agreement that is reasonably requested by the student. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1037 (Limon)
Establishes the California Community Service Incentive Grant Program. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 1038 (Bonta)
Establishes the Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Postsecondary Education. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1039 (Quirk-Silva (D))
Exempts from the Public Records Act the name or other means of identifying a peace officer in connection to information collected pursuant to the Racial and Identity Profiling Act. AB 953 '15 (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1076 (Medina (D))
Requires the LAO, in consultation with UC, CSU, and CCC, to conduct a study on implementation of existing law that requests CCC, requires CSU, and requires UC subject to resolution to give housing priority, or housing at no extra cost during academic/campus breaks, or both, to current/former foster/homeless youth, and to report the study to the Legislature. (AB 1393 '09) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1080 (Gonzalez)
Requires a 5% state agency bid preference for awarding specified contracts to bidders/subcontractors that provided credible employee health care coverage during the 12-month period immediately preceding bid submission.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Monning.

  • Pending
 

AB 1092 (Cooley)
Restores Medi-Cal coverage of one pair of eyeglasses provided every 2 years to an individual aged 21 or older, to the extent federal financial participation is available, any necessary federal approvals are obtained, and funds are appropriated by the Legislature for its purposes.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 1107 (Nazarian)
Enacts the Oncology Clinical Pathway Act of 2017. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1136 (Eggman)
Requires the State Department of Public Health to develop and submit a proposal to solicit a grant under the federal 21st Century Cures Act to develop a real-time, Internet-based database to collect, aggregate, and display information about beds in inpatient psychiatric facilities, crisis stabilization units, residential community mental health facilities, and residential substance use disorder treatment facilities.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Neutral  (03/21/17)
 

AB 1153 (Low)
Authorizes podiatrists to perform any procedure directly related to ankle and tendon surgery in facilities that grant theses privileges, i.e. acute care hospitals and surgical clinics, and to treat ulcers resulting from local and systemic etiologies on the leg no further proximal than the tibial tubercle.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 1166 (Burke)
Changes the maximum Cal Grant awards for students attending private nonprofit postsecondary educational institutions. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Neutral  (04/03/17)
 

AB 1174 (Harper)
Prohibits requiring an employee, as a condition of obtaining or continuing employment, to contribute financial support to a labor organization or to financially support a charity or other organization sponsored by a labor organization. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Without further action pursuant to Joint Rule 62(a).

  • Pending
 

AB 1175 (Ting)
Enacts the Every Kid Counts Act to provide for a one-time deposit by the state to each account opened under the Golden State Scholarshare Trust Act. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

  • Pending
 

AB 1177 (Gray)
Spot bill: Relates to universal health care coverage. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1199 (Nazarian)
Requires Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) to develop/implement training for law enforcement, including UC police, on encounters with dogs. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Watch  (04/18/17)
 

AB 1204 (Mayes)
Authorizes licensed physicians to prescribe a one-month supply of a life-saving medication to patients to be stored for their use in case of a natural disaster or other emergency. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1215 (Ridley-Thomas)
Requests UC to establish the Cal-BRAIN program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Watch  (08/29/17)
 

AB 1217 (Bocanegra)
Establishes a state school in a county populated at above 3.5M to provide STEM instruction to historically underrepresented pupils in grades 6-12, and with a governance structure that includes a UC campus representative.
Staff: Karen French

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Portantino.

  • Pending
 

AB 1240 (Fong)
Spot bill: Relates to Essential Health Benefits. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1250 (Jones-Sawyer)
Allows counties to contract for personal services currently or customarily performed by employees, except for contracts that provide health services to the county health/hospital system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

AB 1306 (Obernolte)
Creates the California Cybersecurity Integration Center (Cal-CSIC). (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 1307 (Gomez)
Makes changes to public postsecondary education exemption from nonresident tuition. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Pending
 

AB 1312 (Gonzalez)
Requires law enforcement notification of sexual assault victims? rights to request a same/opposite sex person to be present during interviews and issuance of a victims? rights card. Prohibits law enforcement from discouraging victims from a medical evidentiary/physical exam, and from disposing of rape kit or other crime scene evidence from unsolved cases before at least 20 years or before a victim's 40th birthday.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 1313 (Choi)
Legislative intent: Enact statutory changes to the Education Code relating to postsecondary education. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Pending
 

AB 1353 (Waldron)
Requires health plan/insurer prescription drug continuity. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1356 (Eggman (D))
Imposes an additional 1% tax on income over $1M, and deposits the revenues into the Higher Education Assistance Fund for financial assistance for specified UC, CSU and CCC students. (ACA 13) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1364 (McCarty )
Enacts the Higher Education Funding Formula. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1368 (Calderon)
Authorizes a physician to designate a physician assistant or nurse practitioner to sign any authorization form required by the State Department of Health Care Services for benefits and services under the Medi-Cal program, provided that the physician and the designated physician assistant or nurse practitioner are each enrolled as a Medi-Cal provider.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Skinner.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1384 (Weber)
Makes legislative findings and recognizes the Trauma Recovery Center (TRC) at SFGH-UCSF as the State Pilot TRC, and requires use of the evidence-informed Integrated Trauma Recovery Services model developed by the State Pilot TRC when it provides grants to TRCs. (SB 518 '15, SB 1404 '16)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

 

AB 1406 (Gloria)
Establishes the Homeless Youth Advocacy and Housing Program. (UC Named)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1410 (Wood)
Renames the Emergency Medical Air Transportation Act Fund as the Emergency Medical Air Transportation and Children' s Coverage Fund and authorizes the use money from the fund to fund children' s health care coverage.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

10/12/2017 Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter No. 2017-718

  • Pending
 

AB 1435 (Gonzalez)
Establishes the College Athlete Protection Act.
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

 

AB 1457 (Allen )
Authorizes a three-year suspension from bidding on or being awarded a public works/services contract for persons certified by the President of the U.S. Senate or Speaker of the House of Representatives under specified federal law as having failed to give testimony, produce papers, or answer pertinent questions when summoned as a witness by the authority of the U.S. Congress. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1466 (Patterson)
Spot bill: Relates to patient records. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1479 (Bonta )
Requires a public agency designee to act as the custodian of records to respond to Public Records Act requests and public inquiries about agency decisions to deny records requests.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

  • Pending
 

AB 1510 (Dababneh)
Enacts the Athletic Training Practice Act which would provide for the licensure and regulation of athletic trainers. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1533 (O'Donnell)
Extends the College Promise Partnership Act indefinitely.
Staff: Karen French

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.

  • Pending
 

AB 1560 (Friedman )
Prohibits a physician and surgeon from supervising more than 18 nurse practitioners, certified-nurse midwives, and physician assistants at any one time.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Hill.

  • Watch  (05/04/17)
 

AB 1603 (Ridley-Thomas)
Revises the definition of "public employee" for the purpose of the Meyers-Milias-Brown Ac to also include persons jointly employed by a public agency and any other employer at specified clinics and hospitals.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator McGuire.

  • Pending
 

AB 1622 (Low)
Requires the CCC and CSU and requests UC to designate campus dream resource liaisons. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Held under submission.

 

AB 1628 (Grayson )
Legislative intent: Enact legislation that would prohibit the use of independent contractors on public works projects. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Pending
 

AB 1635 (Quirk-Silva)
Requires state agencies to establish an annual goal that at least 25% of procurement activities include a small business participant, and report statistics regarding small business participation in the agency's procurement activities. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1643 (Bonta)
Creates the Health Care for All Commission to investigate and make recommendations on improving health care access and affordability for all Californians. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1655 (Grayson)
Expresses the intent of the Legislature to ensure that the Legislature has accurate information upon which to base funding decisions relating to UC. Requires that the amounts included UC reports to the Legislature be based on publicly available information. Requires that the costs reported be differentiated by student academic levels and disciplines.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

  • Pending
 

AB 1674 (Grayson)
Requests UC and its academic senate to ensure that implementation of the admissions policy on nonresident undergraduates include guidance ensuring that academic qualifications for admitted nonresident undergraduates generally exceeds that of resident undergraduates.
Staff: Karen French

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.

 

ACA 13 (Eggman (D))
Excludes appropriations of revenues from a fund not yet established, to be known as the Higher Education Assistance Fund, from the appropriations subject to constitutional limitation and also excludes revenues derived from a tax that has not yet been enacted from being deemed to be General Fund revenues, state revenues, or General Fund proceeds of taxes for purposes of calculating the minimum funding requirements for school districts and community college districts. (AB 1356)
Staff: Karen French

From printer. May be heard in committee May 5.

  • Pending
 

ACA 14 (Melendez)
Establishes the Campus Free Speech Act to require higher education institution governing boards to develop and adopt a policy on free expression, form a committee on free expression, incorporate its free expression policies and regulations into a section of its freshman orientation program, and make non compliant institutions ineligible for any state funding except for the Cal Grant Program or a successor state funded student financial aid program.
Staff: Karen French

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

ACA 15 (Brough)
Prohibits a government employer from enhancing employee pension benefits without approval by the voters of the jurisdiction. Prohibits a government employer from paying more than 1/2 of the total cost of retirement benefits for new government employees without approval by the voters of the jurisdiction. Prohibits retirement boards from imposing charges or other financial conditions on a government employer that proposes to close a defined benefit pension plan to new members unless the voters or the sponsoring government employer approve those charges or conditions.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee June 9.

  • Pending
 

ACR 80 (Allen)
Urges UC to reverse recently adopted fee increases.
Staff: Karen French

From printer.

  • Pending
 

HR 20 (Medina)
Resolution relative to the California Dream Act of 2011.
Staff: Karen French

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 58. Noes 7. Page 438.).

  • Pending
 

HR 35 (Rubio)
Resolves that UC maintain in-state tuition, scholarships, fellowships, and grants, and support resources for undocumented students, financially support undocumented students who are in good academic standing, and protect all of its students, faculty, and staff, and consider supportive housing options for those who are at risk of being negatively impacted by President Trump's immigration executive orders.
Staff: Karen French

Read. Adopted. (Page 2571.).

  • Watch  (07/13/17)
 

HR 66 (Gipson)
Calls upon U.S. Congress to take affirmative steps toward a bipartisan and more effective version of DACA that provides a pathway to citizenship.
Staff: Karen French

09/13/17 Read. Adopted. 09/13/17 Coauthors revised. 09/12/17 Ordered to third reading. 09/12/17 Withdrawn from committee. 09/12/17 Assembly Rule 96 suspended. 09/11/17 Re-referred to Com. on JUD. 09/08/17 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on JUD. Amended. 09/08/17 Referred to Com. on JUD. 09/06/17 Introduced.

  • Pending
 

SB 5 (de Leon)
Enacts the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018. Appropriates up to $10M to the UC Natural Reserve System for matching grants for acquisition of land, construction and development of research facilities to improve the management of natural lands, for preservation of wildlife resources, and to further climate change research.
Staff: Jason Murphy

09/16/17 Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 27. Noes 9.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling. 09/16/17 Unanimous consent granted to take up without reference to file. 09/16/17 In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending. 09/15/17 Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. 09/14/17 Coauthors revised. 09/13/17 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 09/12/17 From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 10. Noes 5.) (September 12). 09/12/17 Coauthors revised. 09/11/17 September 11 hearing postponed by committee. 09/11/17 Joint Rule 62(a) suspended. 09/10/17 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 09/05/17 Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 09/01/17 From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 11. Noes 2.) (August 31). 08/28/17 Joint Rule 62(a) suspended. 07/18/17 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on W.,P., & W. 06/29/17 Referred to Com. on W.,P., & W. 05/31/17 In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk. 05/30/17 Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed. (Ayes 31. Noes 9. Page 1277.) Ordered to the Assembly. 05/26/17 Published May 26 at 9 p.m. 05/26/17 Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading. 05/26/17 From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (May 25). 05/19/17 Set for hearing May 25. 05/15/17 May 15 hearing: Placed on APPR. suspense file. 05/10/17 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 05/09/17 Set for hearing May 15. 04/20/17 April 24 set for second hearing canceled at the request of author. 04/18/17 Set for hearing April 24. 04/17/17 April 17 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author. 04/05/17 Set for hearing April 17. 03/28/17 Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 03/27/17 From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 1. Page 444.) (March 22). 03/17/17 Set for hearing March 22. 03/15/17 Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F. 03/14/17 From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on GOV. & F. (Ayes 7. Noes 2. Page 322.) (March 7). 03/01/17 Set for hearing March 7. 02/28/17 March 14 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author. 02/23/17 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on N.R. & W. 02/13/17 Set for hearing March 14. 01/12/17 Referred to Coms. on N.R. & W. and GOV. & F. 12/06/16 From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 5. 12/05/16 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 16 (Wieckowski )
Establishes a reduced maximum amount of disposable earnings of an individual judgment debtor subject to levy under an earnings withholding order for a judgment based on a claim for debt on a student loan that is not made, insured, or guaranteed by the U.S. Government pursuant to the Federal Family Education Loan Program or the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. Prohibits the amount of disposable earnings subject to levy from exceeding the lesser of 15% of the individual's disposable earnings for that week or 50% of the amount by which the individual's disposable earnings for the week exceed 40 times the state minimum hourly wage, or applicable local minimum hourly wage, if higher, in effect at the time the earnings are payable. (AB 233 '13)
Staff: Karen French

Motion to reconsider made by Assembly Member McCarty.

  • Neutral  (03/15/17)
 

SB 21 (Hill)
Requires law enforcement to submit to its governing body at a regularly scheduled open public hearing, a proposed Surveillance Use Policy, and to cease using the surveillance technology within 30 days if the proposed plan is not adopted.
Staff: Jason Murphy

September 1 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

SB 22 (Hill)
Requires a law enforcement agency written procedure to account for firearms and a record of those which are lost, stolen, or otherwise disposed of to be entered into the Automated Firearms System (AFS). (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 23 (Portantino )
Extends the UC Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program until January 1, 2025, and increases the birth certificate fee to $19 and the amount of that fee for allocation to the program fund to $3. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

 

SB 24 (Portantino)
Expands the ranges of financial interest to be reported in the Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700), to provide for eight total ranges of fair market value of investments and real property interests and 10 total ranges of aggregate value of income. (AB 10 '14)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Pending
 

SB 31 (Lara)
Enacts the California Religious Freedom Act prohibiting a state agency or public employee acting under color of law from disclosing to the federal government personally identifiable information on a person's religious beliefs, practices, or affiliation, and prohibits law enforcement agencies from collecting such information and expending agency/department resources to investigate/enforce any violation in connection with a registry based on such information.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 36. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Pending
 

SB 43 (Hill)
Requires annual hospital and clinical lab antibiograms.(Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

July 11 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
  • Amend  (06/08/17)
 

SB 45 (Mendoza)
Prohibits a mass mailing from being sent within the 60 days preceding an election by or on behalf of a candidate whose name will appear on the ballot.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

  • Pending
 

SB 53 (Hueso (D))
Authorizes vehicles operated primarily by natural gas to exceed specified weight limits by an amount, and requires UC ITS or the Department of Transportation to estimate the damage caused by these vehicles and report findings to the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing and the Assembly Committee on Transportation. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 54 (de Leon)
Enacts the California Values Act, encourages entities that provide physical/mental health and wellness, education, or access to justice services, including UC, to adopt a model policy limiting immigration enforcement to the fullest extent possible consistent with federal/state law, and which among other things and subject to exceptions, prohibits law enforcement agencies from using resources for immigration enforcement purposes. Requires joint law enforcement task force reporting, and notification to the FBI of specified parole release schedules.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 27. Noes 11.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Pending
 

SB 68 (Lara)
Requests UC, and requires CSU and CCC to exempt a student, other than a nonimmigrant alien, from nonresident tuition if the student has three or more years of attendance, or attainment of equivalent credits earned while in California, at California elementary, secondary, or adult schools, CCC campuses, or a combination thereof, and if the student graduates from a California high school or attains the equivalent, attains an associate degree from a CCC campus, or fulfills minimum transfer requirements for UC/CSU for students transferring from CCC campuses. (SB 1503 '04, AB 153 '03, AB 540 '01)
Staff: Karen French

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 29. Noes 10.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

 

SB 72 (Mitchell )
Budget Act of 2017 (AB 96)
Staff: Kieran Flaherty

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on B. & F.R.

  • Pending
 

SB 80 (Wieckowski)
Requires a state agency, upon determining that a project is exempt from CEQA, to file a notice of that determination with the Office of Planning and Research, and requires a lead agency to post specified notices on its Website and via email upon request.
Staff: Jason Murphy

09/15/17 Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m. 09/11/17 Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 29. Noes 7.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling. 09/08/17 In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending. 09/07/17 Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. 07/20/17 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 07/19/17 From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 13. Noes 3.) (July 19). 06/21/17 Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 06/20/17 From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 19). 05/18/17 Referred to Com. on NAT. RES. 04/24/17 In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk. 04/24/17 Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 27. Noes 7. Page 800.) Ordered to the Assembly. 04/18/17 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 04/17/17 From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 0. Page 708.) (April 17). 04/05/17 Set for hearing April 17. 03/29/17 From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 0. Page 536.) (March 29). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 03/09/17 Set for hearing March 29. 02/14/17 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on EQ. 01/19/17 Referred to Com. on EQ. 01/12/17 From printer. May be acted upon on or after February 11. 01/11/17 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 93 (Budget and Fiscal Review Cmte)
Appropriates $11M to fund research on reducing carbon emissions; Grants shall be issued on a competitive basis to institutions, including UC, CSU, federal research laboratories, and private non-profit colleges and universities. (AB 109)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Pending
 

SB 98 (Budget and Fiscal Review Cmte)
Extends the Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program until January 1, 2023. Requires UC, by January 1, 2022, if it elects to administer the program, to provide a report to the Assembly and Senate Committees on Health that addresses various topics relating to the program, including, among other things, the number of cord blood units collected and registered under the program, disaggregated by race and ethnicity. (AB 114)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET pursuant to Assembly Rule 97.

  • Pending
 

SB 114 (Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee)
Reduces the 2017-18 appropriation for the UC Middle Class Scholarship Program from $117M to $96M, Allows the use of UC funds from the Budget Act of 2016 for activities to expand or accelerate economic development be used to fund activities associated with research. (AB 129)
Staff: Karen French

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Pending
 

SB 115 (Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee)
Appropriates $20M for immigration services funding for payment to existing qualifying nonprofit organizations under contract for work on behalf of clients involved in, applying for, or subject to, federal DACA status. (AB 130, AB 3)
Staff: Karen French

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Pending
 

SB 119 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review)
Funding for DACA services; Appropriates $1M to UC to be used for the California DREAM Program. (AB 134)
Staff: Karen French

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

 

SB 133 (Hernandez)
Requires health care service plans to include notice of the process to obtain continuity of care in disclosure forms and evidence of coverage.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 38. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Neutral  (04/10/17)
  • Watch  (04/20/17)
  • Not Taking A Position  (08/29/17)
 

SB 134 (Hernandez)
Relates to the Affordable Care Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Bonta.

  • Neutral  (05/04/17)
  • Watch  (06/08/17)
 

SB 152 (Hernandez)
Requires that specified Department of Health Care Services reports be issued at least biannually and made public within 90 days.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Watch  (06/08/17)
 

SB 169 (Jackson)
Requires higher education institutions that receive state funds for student financial assistance to, as a condition of receipt, comply with certain Title IX requirements and to designate a sex equity coordinator or officer.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 28. Noes 10.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

 

SB 171 (Hernandez)
Implements various provisions governing Medicaid managed care plans. (UC Named) (AB 205)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 38. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

 

SB 172 (Portantino)
Expands the definition of basic health care services to include standard fertility preservation services when a medically necessary treatment may directly or indirectly cause iatrogenic infertility. (AB 428 '11) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SB 183 (Lara)
Prohibits federal immigration enforcement agents/officers/personnel from entering a building owned/leased/occupied by the state, a public school, or a CCC campus to perform surveillance, effectuate an arrest, or question an individual therein, without a valid federal warrant. (UC Named)
Staff: Karen French

Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 191 (Beall)
Authorizes a county, or a qualified provider in the county mental health plan network, and a local educational agency to form a partnership to create a program that includes targeted interventions for pupils with identified social-emotional, behavioral, and academic needs, and an agreement to establish a county operated/contracted Medi-Cal mental health and substance use disorder provider for mental health services. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (02/28/17)
 

SB 192 (Beall)
Establishes and administers a grant program that distributes funds from a new Mental Health Services Reversion Fund to counties to fund prevention and early intervention or innovative programs that are consistent with mental health funding priorities established by the Legislature and the Mental Health Services Act (Prop. 63).
Staff: Angela Gilliard

July 11 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 199 (Hernandez)
Requires the Secretary of California Health and Human Services, in furtherance of the goal of creating the California Health Care Cost, Quality, and Equity Atlas, to convene an advisory committee composed of a broad spectrum of health care stakeholders and experts. (SB 1159 '16)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

September 1 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/24/17)
 

SB 201 (Skinner)
Amends HEERA to provide collective bargaining rights to UC student employees, including GSRs, whose employment is contingent on their status as students. (AB 1834 '14, SB 259' 13, SB 259 '11)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

 

SB 221 (Wiener)
Requires health care service plan contracts, health insurance policies, and Medi-Cal to cover medical or drug treatments for body composition disturbances caused by HIV associated lipodystrophy syndrome, including reconstructive surgery and restorative procedures. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 222 (Hernandez)
Suspends Medi-Cal on the date a person is no longer an inmate of a public institution or is no longer otherwise eligible, and requires development of a simplified annual renewal process. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (03/24/17)
 

SB 236 (Nguyen)
As a condition for expenditure of state budget appropriations, prohibits UC and CSU from providing state-funded financial assistance to an undergraduate who, in the absence of financial assistance, is statutorily required to pay tuition/mandatory fees at a higher rate than residents, and to refrain from increasing the total amount of tuition/fees charged to undergraduates from academic years 2018-19 to 2022-23. Notwithstanding any other law, and as a condition for expenditure of Budget Act funds, prohibits out-of-state UC and CSU undergraduates from constituting more than 10% of the incoming undergraduate class or more than 10% of total undergraduates enrollment at each campus. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

April 19 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 4. Page 782.)

 

SB 244 (Lara)
Establishes that personal information collected/obtained by educational entities, including UC, for purposes of providing specified educational services and benefits is confidential, and only maintained to administer the public services/programs for which that information was collected/obtained, and prohibits disclosure to any other person, except as provided. (SB 68, SB 173)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Amend  (06/22/17)
 

SB 288 (Hernandez )
Amends an existing law establishing the California Health Benefit Exchange and provides for a Small Business Health Options Program. Changes the name of the SHOP Program to the Covered California for Small Business Exchange.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Watch  (06/08/17)
 

SB 294 (Hernandez)
Authorizes a hospice licensee to provide any authorized interdisciplinary hospice services, including palliative care, to a patient who has a serious illness.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 39. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Not Taking A Position  (08/29/17)
 

SB 307 (Nguyen)
Requests UC to convene a task force of UC, CSU, and CCC representatives to conduct a study on housing insecurity and homelessness of current postsecondary students and prospective applicants.
Staff: Karen French

September 1 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

SB 320 (Leyva)
Requires, as a condition for using state funds to operate on-campus health care centers, each UC campus with an on-site health care center to either offer abortion by medication techniques and scientifically accurate abortion counseling services to its students or arrange for the provision of abortion medication techniques at least three days per week at its on-campus health center through a contract or other arrangement with a qualified family planning provider. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on ED.

  • Concern  (04/19/17)
 

SB 326 (Nguyen)
Requires, for fiscal year 2018-19 and thereafter, that $117M or the total General Fund (GF) appropriation for fiscal year 2017-18 for the Middle Class Scholarship (MCS) Program, whichever is larger, be appropriated from the GF and transferred to the MCS Fund, and requires on/after July 1, 2018, continuous appropriation of the funds to the Student Aid Commission for allocation for the MCS program. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 345 (Bradford)
Requires local law enforcement agencies to conspicuously post on their Websites all current standards, policies, practices, operating procedures, and education and training materials that would otherwise be available to the public if a request was made pursuant to the Public Records Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 26. Noes 14.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Pending
 

SB 346 (Glazer)
Establishes the Student Success and On-time Completion Fund in the State Treasury.
Staff: Karen French

July 11 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 5. Noes 3.) Reconsideration granted.

  • Pending
 

SB 347 (Jackson)
Enacts the State Remote Piloted Aircraft Act, which prohibits operating a remote piloted aircraft in any number of specified manners and requires operators of remote piloted aircrafts to maintain adequate liability insurance or proof of financial responsibility
Staff: Jason Murphy

June 27 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 349 (Lara)
Establishes minimum staffing requirements for chronic dialysis clinics, and minimum transition times between patients receiving services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/10/17)
  • Cost  (04/19/17)
  • Cost  (08/29/17)
 

SB 357 (Hueso)
Creates a Mexico City trade and investment office that would facilitate access to educational exchange programs between California and Mexico.
Staff: Karen French

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 40. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Pending
 

SB 374 (Newman)
Requires large group, individual, and small group health insurance policies to provide all covered mental health and substance use disorder benefits in compliance with those provisions of federal law governing mental health parity.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 162, Statutes of 2017.

  • Pending
 

SB 382 (Pan)
Creates the California Mosquito Surveillance and Research Program Account, and appropriates $2M GF and requires that $1.5M be used to fund the California Vectorborne Disease Surveillance System, known as CalSurv, as specified. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 399 (Portantino)
Expands the definition of "qualified autism service professional" to include behavioral service providers who meet specified educational, professional, and work experience qualifications. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 412 (Pan)
Spot bill: Provisional licensing of clinics. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 419 (Portantino)
Requires health care practitioners, before prescribing specified narcotic pain medications to minors to educate their guardians on all other available medical treatments and nonopioid alternatives to be tried before and alongside opioid therapy. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 24 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. Reconsideration granted.

  • Neutral  (04/20/17)
 

SB 437 (Atkins)
Spot bill: Relates to the Medi-Cal program and the Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment Program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

02/16/17 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 18. 02/15/17 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 456 (Pan)
Authorizes a federally qualified health center or rural health clinic to enter into an agreement with a public or private entity willing and qualified to provide services that follow the patient. The bill would describe those entities eligible to contract with an FQHC or RHC under the bill, and would define "services that follow the patient" as services that promote continuity of care and contribute to overall patient wellness.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

September 1 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 457 (Bates)
Requires licensed physicians/surgeons, midwives, and certified nurses-midwifes only to: attend cases of pregnancy and out-of-hospital childbirth under specified conditions, use a risk factor self-screening form, disclose specified information and obtain patient consent, provide specified records and speak with the receiving physician/surgeon about the labor up to the point of transfer to a hospital, and submit specified forms to OSHPD. Require hospitals to report patient transfers to OSHPD within 30 days. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 24 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 472 (Nielsen)
Enacts the Campus Free Expression Act. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 478 (Portantino)
Requires CCC to direct the appropriate officials at their respective campuses to (1) identify students who completed an associate degree for transfer, (2) notify students of their completion of the degree requirements, (3) automatically award students with the degree, and (4) add the student to an I.D. system at the end of each academic year that can be accessed electronically by the chancellor, CSU and UC.
Staff: Karen French

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.

  • Watch  (07/06/16)
 

SB 483 (Glazer)
Enacts the Higher Education Facilities Bond Act of 2018 for the issuance of up to $2B in state GO bonds to aid UC and CSU for the construction and equipping of educational facilities, with one-half of the amount designated for UC and the Hastings College of the Law and the other half designated for CSU. Requires funding requests to be accompanied by the 5-year capital outlay plan of the university, including a seismic retrofitting schedule. Provide for the submission of the bond act for the November 6, 2018, statewide primary election. (SB 69 '05, AB 2999 '06, SB 1164 '06, ABX5 10 '03) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Support  (04/19/17)
 

SB 487 (Pan)
Amends The Medical Practice Act to provide that the award or maintenance of hospital and/or clinical privileges shall not be contingent upon participation in a program for maintenance of certification, and, in the case of a public hospital, that physicians and surgeons providing substantial direct patient care may limit hospital committee voting rights on issues affecting such care to those physicians and surgeons providing direct patient care.(Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 17 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Concern  (03/24/17)
 

SB 516 (Fuller)
Spot bill: Relates to the Medi-Cal disease management waiver. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 523 (Hernandez (D))
Imposes a quality assurance fee for emergency medical transport in connection to ground emergency Medi-Cal transportation services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.

  • Pending
 

SB 536 (Pan)
Requires DOJ to make gun violence restraining order information from the Ca. Restraining and Protective Order System or any similar database available to researchers affiliated with the Firearm Violence Research Center for academic and policy research.(SB 1006 '16)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

  • Pending
 

SB 539 (de Leon)
Establishes the Community College Completion Incentive Grant Program, under the administration of the chancellor, to create guided pathways, defined as comprehensive sets of community college programs and services focused on improving student success.
Staff: Karen French

June 20 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 546 (Hill)
Requires that each time a veterinarian prescribes, administers, dispenses, or furnishes a dangerous drug or prescription medicine, unless in conjunction with surgery during an anesthetic procedure or emergency services, the veterinarian offer to provide the client with a consultation that includes specified information. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 562 (Lara)
Creates the Healthy California program to provide comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage and a health care cost control system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
  • Not Taking A Position  (05/04/17)
 

SB 573 (Lara)
Authorizes UC, CSU, and CCC, to develop a service learning program at each campus for specified students with financial need who qualify for the nonresident tuition exemption, including AB 540 students.
Staff: Karen French

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Watch  (06/22/16)
 

SB 574 (Lara)
Requires UC to pay specific lower-wage contracted workers (custodial, security, maintenance, etc.) an amount of total compensation (salary and benefits) that is commensurate with University employees performing similar tasks. (SB 959 '16, SB 376 '15)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 26. Noes 11.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

 

SB 575 (Leyva)
Requires health care providers to provide patients with a copy of health records at no charge to support a claim for eligibility for a public benefit program and specifies additional public benefit programs to which these requirements would apply.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 36. Noes 2.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SB 577 (Dodd)
Authorizes CCC, in consultation with UC to authorize up to five community college district to offer a teacher credentialing program of professional preparation that meets specified requirements, including that the program has been accredited by the commission's Committee on Accreditation. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

July 11 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

 

SB 592 (Nielsen)
Requires UC and CSU to report uniform application, admission, and freshman class profiles on the Internet.
Staff: Karen French

September 1 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (07/13/17)
 

SB 601 (Morrell)
States legislative intent for UC to provide an annual written report to the Legislature on the annual return on investments and asset type for the UC Retirement System for the past 20 years. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

March 27 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 3.)

  • Pending
 

SB 623 ( Monning (D-017))
Establishes the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund in the State Treasury and would provide that moneys in the fund are continuously appropriated to the state board; Requires the State Water Resources Control Board to secure access to safe drinking water for all Californians, while also ensuring the long-term sustainability of drinking water service and infrastructure.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 641 (Lara)
Prohibits the release of data obtained from CURES to a law enforcement agency except pursuant to a warrant based on probable cause.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

July 11 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (06/29/16)
  • Not Taking A Position  (08/29/17)
 

SB 647 (Pan)
Requires the DMHC and the DOI, no later than July 1, 2018, and annually on July 1 thereafter, to submit to the Legislature, and post on each department' s Internet Web site, a record of all complaints received by each department regarding employee welfare benefit plans as defined under the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for second hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 674 (Allen)
Updates qualified borrower eligibility and qualified loan requirements of the California Student Loan Refinancing Program. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Neutral  (04/03/17)
 

SB 677 (Moorlach)
Prohibits an administrator, professor, teacher or other faculty member, or any other person acting on behalf of a higher education institution, from, among other things, preventing a student from providing information to, or testifying before, any public body conducting an investigation, hearing, or inquiry, if the student has reasonable cause to believe that the information discloses a violation of a law. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

April 25 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 1. Page 853.) Reconsideration granted.

  • Pending
 

SB 686 (Wilk)
Requires a public entity, including UC, to conduct a meet and confer conference within a specific period for the settlement of disputes in connection with a public works project. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Pending
 

SB 687 (Skinner)
Requires any nonprofit public/mutual benefit corporation that operates or controls a health facility or facility that provides similar health care and emergency services at a licensed emergency center to provide written notice to, and obtain written consent of, the Attorney General prior to any disposition transaction of the facility or a reduction or elimnation of services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 26. Noes 11.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Not Taking A Position  (05/04/17)
 

SB 688 (Moorlach)
Amends the Mental Health Services Act by requiring allocations for administration to include amounts sufficient for the Department of Health Care Services to establish a contract and interagency data sharing agreement with UC to ensure adequate research and evaluation.(Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Neutral  (05/04/17)
 

SB 690 (Jackson)
Allows the State Bar of California (State Bar) to disclose information it is currently prohibited from disclosing and that law schools need in order to comply with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Staff: Karen French

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.

  • Pending
 

SB 698 (Hill (D))
Makes driving under the influence of 0.04-0.07% of alcohol or any controlled substance or 5 ng/ml or more of THC a crime, punishable as an infraction or misdemeanor, and requires a court-ordered 3-month program and 6-month installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) for violations. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 707 (Canella)
Establishes a Denti-Cal Advisory Group to study the policies and priorities of Denti-Cal. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

SB 727 (Galgiani)
Authorizes public postsecondary educational institutions to adopt policies that allow use of innovative pricing techniques and payment options for textbooks and instructional materials, and requires an opt out provision for students and documented evidence that the proposed options would actually reduce costs.
Staff: Karen French

Ordered to inactive file on request of Senator Galgiani.

  • Pending
 

SB 769 (Hill )
Extends the statewide baccalaureate degree pilot program until July 1, 2028.
Staff: Karen French

September 1 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Oppose  (03/29/17)
  • Oppose  (04/20/17)
  • Not Taking A Position  (07/06/17)
 

SB 771 (de Leon)
Establishes a CEQA continuing education requirement for employees of public agencies. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Pending
 

SB 775 (Wieckowski )
Establishes as a market based compliance mechanism and program of emissions limits for covered entities which imposes a quarterly price increase on minimum reserve and auction offer prices.
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 10 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 790 (McGuire)
Prohibits a manufacturer of a prescribed product from offering or giving a gift to a health care provider.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Calderon.

  • Amend  (06/22/17)
  • Not Taking A Position  (08/29/17)
 

SB 791 (Glazer (D))
Requires postsecondary educational institutions with current/former students receiving certain federal loans to collect specified information available from the U.S. Department of Education regarding its current/former student borrowers and to publish and make available annually the forbearance, deferment, delinquency, and official cohort default rate percentages, and specified definitions, for each campus listed on its Webpage regarding student financial aid, and if applicable, as part of the School Performance Fact Sheet. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Karen French

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

SB 798 (Hill)
Extends operation of the Medical Board of California and the review for repeal of the Osteopathic Medical Board of California through 1/1/22, and makes various changes to Medical Practice Act, medical training, license and certification requirements, and healing arts practitioner provisions.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 38. Noes 1.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

  • Not Taking A Position  (08/29/17)
 

SCA 7 (Moorlach)
Repeals the constitutional provisions of the Stem Cell Research and Cures Act which establishes the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the right to conduct stem cell research.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

June 7 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 6. Page 1473.) Reconsideration granted.

  • Pending
 

SCA 8 (Moorlach)
Permits a government employer, including UC, to reduce retirement benefits that are based on work not yet performed by an employee regardless of the hire date.
Staff: Jason Murphy

June 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SCA 10 (Moorlach)
Prohibits a government employer, including UC, from providing public employees any retirement benefit increase until that increase is approved by a 2/3 vote of the electorate of the applicable jurisdiction and that vote is certified. Defines retirement benefit to mean any postemployment benefit and defines benefit increase as any change that increases the value of an employee's retirement benefit.
Staff: Jason Murphy

June 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SCA 13 (Galgiani)
Prohibits UC, during any year in which it provides more than 600 managerial employees with annual salaries higher than the Governor's, from increasing systemwide student tuition and fees or from entering into a new, or renewing an existing, services contract with a for-profit company paying substandard wages to its nonprofessional workers.
Staff: Karen French

Referred to Coms. on ED. and E. & C.A.

  • Pending
 

SCA 14 (Hernandez )
Relates to UC president and terms of regenst. (SCA 1 '14)
Staff: Karen French

Referred to Coms. on ED. and E. & C.A.

  • Pending
 

SJR 1 (Vidak)
Urges Congress and the U.S. President to work together to create a comprehensive and workable approach to reform the nation's immigration system.(SJR 2 '16)
Staff: Karen French

June 20 hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SR 7 (de Leon)
Urges the President-elect to continue President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which grants "Dreamers", people brought into the country as children by their parents, a temporary reprieve from deportation. (HR 4)
Staff: Karen French

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 27. Noes 3. Page 11.)

  • Pending
 

SR 22 (de Leon)
Urges President Trump to publicly reaffirm and clarify principles and content of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) policy on actions aimed at sensitive locations, i.e. educational institutions and health care facilities.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 29. Noes 9. Page 313.)

  • Pending
 

SR 26 (Hernandez (D))
Affirms the Senates strong support for and urges the U.S. Congress to reject any effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act unless it is simultaneously replaced with an alternative program that meets the standards clearly and consistently articulated by President Trump.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 25. Noes 9. Page 347.)

  • Pending
 

SR 41 (de Leon)
Calls upon the U.S. Senate to thoughtfully and carefully consider the full impact of any measures that amend, revise, or repeal provisions of the ACA, commends the Senate independently developing its own proposal, to ensure adequate public review and input from the health care industry, consumers, and other stakeholders, and to ensure that the Congressional Budget Office has provided estimates of a final version.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 28. Noes 7. Page 1613.)

  • Pending