Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer introduces AB 1618 to Preserve the Integrity of Plea Agreements

(Sacramento – June 12, 2019) – Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer (D – South Los Angeles) today introduced AB 1618 which preserves the integrity of agreed upon plea bargains.

“As Chair of the Assembly Public Safety Committee I am committed to ensuring equal access to the benefits of legislation and propositions that update our criminal justice system,” said Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer.  “The voters, the Governor, and the Legislature have shown time and time again that there is a desire to ensure that our justice system reflects our values of fairness and justice.”

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr.'s Resolution Urging Federal Gun Control Passes Senate Committee

(Sacramento – June 11, 2019) – Today the California State Senate Committee on Public Safety voted 5 - 2 to approve Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr.’s (D- South Los Angeles) Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 5, legislation that urges the federal government to use California as a model for firearm safety and to pass legislation that would provide universal firearm