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Manufacturers' legislative scorecard
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2009-10: 100% (10-0) 2007-08: 90% (28-3)2005-06: 91% (20-2)2003-04: 100% (12-0)OVERALL: 93% (70-5)
  VOTE  Indicates vote for manufacturers' interests or an Abstain vote
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votes
2010 votes
AB 1998 - Solid waste: single-use carryout bags.
NO
AB 2446 - Graduation requirements
YES
SB 1391 - Income taxes: business tax incentives: reporting information and recapture
NO
AB 1405 - AB 32 Community Benefits Fund
NO
AB 737 - Solid waste: diversion
Abstained
SB 657 - Anti-Human Trafficking Corporate Policy Mandate
NO
AB 2738 - Regulations: agency statement of reasons
YES
AB 569 - Meal periods: exemption
NO
SB 1272 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative limitations
NO
AB 2666 - Corporation taxes: Franchise Tax Board: tax expenditures: Reporting Transparency in Government Internet Web site.
NO
2008 votes
AB 1946 - Water Quality Enforcement
NO
AB 2279 - Medical Marijuana   Employment Discrimination
NO
AB 2386 - Agricultural Employee Card Check
NO
AB 2547 - Oil Spill Prevention and Response
NO
AB 2648 - CTE NO
AB 2855 - CTE, Partnership Academies, Green Tech & Goods Movement NO
AB 2944 - Corporate Director's Duties
NO
AB 2947 - Anti-Arbitration   Elder Abuse
NO
AB 2969 - Medical Treatment Utilization Reviews YES
AB 437 - Employer Liability Expansion
NO
SB 1113 - Attorneys Fees & Costs
NO
SB 1115 - Permanent Disability Reports   Apportionment
NO
SB 1161 - Cleanup of Petroleum Underground Storage Tanks
YES
SB 1313 - Product Safety   Perfluorochemicals
NO
SB 1338 - Pre-Designation of Physician
NO
SB 1608 - Disabled Persons: Equal Access Rights
YES
SB 1717 - Permanent Partial Disability Benefits
NO
SB 1717 - Permanent Partial Disability Benefits
NO
SB 1762 - Climate Change Institute
NO
SB 375 - Regional Planning
NO
SB 974 - Port Container Fees
NO
2007 votes
AB 1673 - Manufacturer's Rebates   Mandate
NO
AB 8 - Health Care Coverage
NO
AB 8 - Health Care Coverage
NO
AB 1618 - Corporate Interest Expense Deduction
NO
AB 537 - Family and Medical Leave
NO
AB 1045 - Working Conditions
NO
AB 1108 - Phthalates in Children's Products
NO
SB 727 - Family Leave   Grandparents, Siblings and Grandchildren
NO
SB 936 - Permanent Disability Schedule
NO
SB 836 - Fair Employment   Familial Status
NO
2006 votes
AB 2778 - Self-Generation Incentive Program
NO
AB 32 - Mandatory Cap on California Greenhouse Gas Emissions
NO
SB 1368 - Electricity   Emissions of Greenhouse Gases
NO
SB 1414 - Fair Share Health Care Act
NO
SB 1489 - AG Attorney's Fees
NO
SB 815 - Permanent Disability
NO
SB 927 - Ports   Container Fees
NO
AB 1835 - Minimum Wage Increase
Abstained
AB 2593 - Meal and Rest Periods   Transportation Industry YES
SB 1737 - Consumer Rebate Regulation YES
2005 votes
SB 600 - Biomonitoring
NO
AB 48 - Minimum Wage
NO
SB 484 - Cosmetics   Chronic Health Effects
NO
AB 153 - Courts - AG
NO
AB 1698 - Dependent Health Care Insurance
NO
Confirmation of Cindy Tuck - Confirmation of Cindy Tuck as Chairman of the Air Resources Board
YES
AB 391 - Unemployment Compensation: Locked-Out Workers
NO
SB 1023 - Workers' Compensation   Enforcement Penalties
NO
SB 174 - Minimum Wage
NO
SB 109 - Air Quality Violations   Prosecutions
NO
SB 426 - LNG permitting
NO
Confirmation of Andrea Hoch - Confirmation of Andrea Hoch as Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation
YES
2004 votes
AB 2006 - Core-Noncore and Utility Procurement
NO
SB 1703 - Green Business
NO
AB 2850 - Displaced Private Security Officers
NO
SB 1841 - Electronic Monitoring of Employees
NO
AB 2042 - Air Pollution: Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles
NO
AB 2832 - Minimum Wage
NO
SB 899 - Workers' Compensation Reform
YES
SB 122 - Unfair Competition Law
NO
SB 1168 - Biomonitoring for Toxic Chemicals
NO
SB 772 - PG&E Bankruptcy: Dedicated Rate Component
YES
2003 votes
SB 796 - Employment Lawsuits
NO
SB 515 - Limit free speech defense for businesses
NO
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Will California PUC President Michael Peevey get a record third term? (Sep. 14) - Sept. 16, 2014
Legislators, lobbyists and Capitol staffers who deal with energy policy are buzzing about whether ...  Marc Lifsher in the L.A. Times

CMTA Capitol Updates
State follows private sector on Dept. of Transportation purchases

One bill that received little public attention, but substantial CMTA support, this year is  Sept. 18, 2014 update

Fed Update from NAM: Federal regulations cost U.S. economy more than $2 trillion

New NAM study shows small manufacturers in California and Nationwide face more than ...  Sept. 18, 2014 update

CMTA opposes changes to heat illness regulations

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has proposed revisions to the ...  Sept. 18, 2014 update