Legwatch 2013-14




Assembly Floor

Source: California Target Book


Manufacturers in this district


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Manufacturers' legislative scorecard
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2011-12: 57% (13-10) 2009-10: 73% (8-3) OVERALL: 62% (21-13)
  VOTE  Indicates vote for manufacturers' interests or an Abstain vote
2012 votes
AB 1062 - Public social services
AB 1500 - Corporation taxes: apportionment: single sales factor: Middle Class Scholarship Fund YES
AB 1990 - Renewable energy resources: renewable feed-in tariff set aside for most impacted and disadvantaged communities YES
AB 2439 - Corporation taxes: disclosure YES
SB 1118 - Solid waste: used mattresses: recycling and recovery
SB 1161 - Communications: Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled communications service
SB 1402 - Economic development: California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program
SB 1458 - School Accountability: Academic Performance Index
SB 535 - California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
SB 568 - Polystyrene Food Containers
SB 863 - Workers' compensation
SB 965 - State and local government
2011 votes
AB 559 - Civil actions: costs YES
AB 1155 - Workers’ compensation. YES
SB 202 - Elections: ballot measures
SB 116 - Income taxes: exclusions: deductions: sales YES
AB 1062 - Arbitration: appeals
AB 1319 - Product safety: bisphenol A YES
AB 724 - Clean Energy Jobs and Investment Act YES
SB 508 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative time period YES
SB 547 - Public school performance accountability
SB 617 - State government: financial and administrative accountability
SBX1 2 - Energy: renewable energy resources YES
2010 votes
AB 1405 - AB 32 Community Benefits Fund
AB 2446 - Graduation requirements
AB 737 - Solid waste: diversion
SB 722 - Utilities: renewable energy resources. YES
AB 2738 - Regulations: agency statement of reasons
AB 569 - Meal periods: exemption YES
SB 657 - Anti-Human Trafficking Corporate Policy Mandate
AB 2666 - Corporation taxes: Franchise Tax Board: tax expenditures: Reporting Transparency in Government Internet Web site.
SB 1391 - Income taxes: business tax incentives: reporting information and recapture
SB 1272 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative limitations YES
AB 1998 - Solid waste: single-use carryout bags.
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Reports highlight job losses, low wages in Southern California (Dec. 3) - Dec. 4, 2014
Southern California’s economic growth has been hampered by a lack of education and low-paying ...  Kevin Smith in the L.A. Daily News

State's gasoline use is on the rise (Dec. 2) - Dec. 4, 2014
Next year's gasoline prices will reflect new expenses from California's cap-and-trade system for ...  Morgan Lee in the San Diego U-T

Proposed environmental rules could help cities reduce car use (Dec. 1) - Dec. 4, 2014
California is about to overhaul the way it measures the impact of new residential and commercial ...  Editorial in the L.A. Times

2015 Labor & Employment Law Update for California Employers (Dec. 2) - Dec. 4, 2014
AB 1522, the "Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014," requires California employers to ...  Staff in the National Law Review

CMTA Capitol Updates
Moratorium requested on hazardous material rail shipments

On November 28th, Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) called ...  Dec. 11, 2014 update

Community College Board creates Workforce Education and Training Task Force

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors has created a task force to develop and ...  Dec. 11, 2014 update

Employer assessment fee reduction set

Manufacturers should notice a dip in their workers’ compensation premium payments. The ...  Dec. 4, 2014 update