2017 - 2018 Legislation
Secured $37.3 million to create the Youth Reinvestment Fund. This money will allows community organizations to partner with government agencies in support of alternatives to youth incarceration.
AB 282 - Updates the penal code to fix a loophole that threatened to disallow protections under the End of Life Option Act.
AB 700 - Extends the deadline for sports arenas to receive approval of outdoor advertising plans, providing local jurisdictions additional control over advertisements.
Provides the Governor with the authority to enter into agreements on behalf of the state with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and it provides financial assurance of $270 million that is required to bid for the Olympic Games.
Signed by the Governor 10/15, Chapter 836
Adds the “Habitat for Humanity Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund” on the state personal income tax form for voluntary contributions, when space is available.
Signed by the Governor 10/2, Chapter 398
Amends the Penal Code to protect suspected immigrants who otherwise can give evidence in a criminal investigation, to cooperate with the criminal justice system and not be subject to detention by a peace officer or turned over to federal immigration authorities. Applies to victims/witnesses of all crimes, not just hate crimes.
Signed by the Governor 9/1, Chapter 194
Adds Substance Use Counselors to the list of mandated reporters to protect elders and dependent adults from emotional, physical and financial abuse.
Signed by the Governor 10/2, Chapter 407
Adds the hate crime statute to a list of 10-year prohibition misdemeanors for gun ownership.
Signed by the Governor 10/15, Chapter 784
Authorizes a court to grant expungement relief for a petitioner previously convicted of an offense enumerated in Penal Code Section 1170 (H), if specified conditions are satisfied.
Signed by the Governor 09/1, Chapter 207
Authorizes the selling of alcoholic beverages at the Memorial Coliseum for soccer matches by the Los Angeles Football Club.
Signed by the Governor 10/4, Chapter 478
Post-traumatic “Street” Disorder (PTSD) is a form of PTSD, which is a mental health condition that is triggered by terrifying or traumatic events associated with living in highly segregated and deeply impoverished neighborhoods, where paralyzing violence or extreme poverty is either experienced or witnessed by residents.
Chaptered by Secretary of State 9/7, Res. Chapter 139