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Manufacturers' legislative scorecard
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2011-12: 46% (11-13) 2009-10: 20% (2-8) 2007-08: 23% (7-24)2005-06: 4% (1-23)2003-04: 27% (3-8)OVERALL: 24% (24-76)
  VOTE  Indicates vote for manufacturers' interests or an Abstain vote
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2013 votes
AB 10 - Minimum wage YES
AB 1165 - Cal OSHA abatement YES
AB 12 - Regulatory reform / implementation
YES
AB 327 - Net Energy metering and RPS YES
AB 93 / SB 90 - Sales tax exemption
YES
SB 118 - workforce development
YES
SB 54 - Risk management / labor union apprenticeship work YES
2012 votes
AB 1062 - Public social services
NO
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
NO
AB 2439 - Corporation taxes: disclosure YES
SB 1118 - Solid waste: used mattresses: recycling and recovery
NO
SB 1161 - Communications: Voice over Internet Protocol and Internet Protocol enabled communications service NO
SB 1402 - Economic development: California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program
YES
SB 1458 - School Accountability: Academic Performance Index
YES
SB 1458 - School Accountability: Academic Performance Index
YES
SB 535 - California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund YES
SB 568 - Polystyrene Food Containers YES
SB 863 - Workers' compensation
YES
SB 965 - State and local government
Abstained
2011 votes
AB 1062 - Arbitration: appeals
NO
AB 559 - Civil actions: costs YES
AB 1155 - Workers’ compensation. YES
SB 202 - Elections: ballot measures YES
SB 116 - Income taxes: exclusions: deductions: sales YES
AB 724 - Clean Energy Jobs and Investment Act YES
SB 508 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative time period YES
AB 1319 - Product safety: bisphenol A YES
SB 547 - Public school performance accountability
Abstained
SBX1 2 - Energy: renewable energy resources YES
SB 617 - State government: financial and administrative accountability
YES
2010 votes
AB 1998 - Solid waste: single-use carryout bags. YES
AB 2446 - Graduation requirements
YES
SB 1391 - Income taxes: business tax incentives: reporting information and recapture YES
AB 1405 - AB 32 Community Benefits Fund YES
AB 737 - Solid waste: diversion YES
SB 657 - Anti-Human Trafficking Corporate Policy Mandate YES
AB 2738 - Regulations: agency statement of reasons
YES
AB 569 - Meal periods: exemption YES
SB 1272 - Income and corporation taxes: credits: information and operative limitations YES
AB 2666 - Corporation taxes: Franchise Tax Board: tax expenditures: Reporting Transparency in Government Internet Web site. YES
2008 votes
AB 1946 - Water Quality Enforcement YES
AB 2279 - Medical Marijuana   Employment Discrimination YES
AB 2386 - Agricultural Employee Card Check YES
AB 2547 - Oil Spill Prevention and Response YES
AB 2648 - CTE
YES
AB 2855 - CTE, Partnership Academies, Green Tech & Goods Movement
YES
AB 2944 - Corporate Director's Duties YES
AB 2947 - Anti-Arbitration   Elder Abuse YES
AB 2969 - Medical Treatment Utilization Reviews YES
AB 437 - Employer Liability Expansion
NO
SB 1113 - Attorneys Fees & Costs
Abstained
SB 1115 - Permanent Disability Reports   Apportionment YES
SB 1161 - Cleanup of Petroleum Underground Storage Tanks
YES
SB 1313 - Product Safety   Perfluorochemicals YES
SB 1338 - Pre-Designation of Physician YES
SB 1608 - Disabled Persons: Equal Access Rights
YES
SB 1717 - Permanent Partial Disability Benefits YES
SB 1717 - Permanent Partial Disability Benefits YES
SB 1762 - Climate Change Institute YES
SB 375 - Regional Planning YES
SB 974 - Port Container Fees YES
2007 votes
AB 1673 - Manufacturer's Rebates   Mandate YES
AB 8 - Health Care Coverage YES
AB 8 - Health Care Coverage YES
AB 1618 - Corporate Interest Expense Deduction YES
AB 537 - Family and Medical Leave YES
AB 1045 - Working Conditions YES
AB 1108 - Phthalates in Children's Products
NO
SB 727 - Family Leave   Grandparents, Siblings and Grandchildren YES
SB 936 - Permanent Disability Schedule YES
SB 836 - Fair Employment   Familial Status YES
2006 votes
AB 1835 - Minimum Wage Increase YES
AB 2593 - Meal and Rest Periods   Transportation Industry YES
AB 2778 - Self-Generation Incentive Program
NO
AB 32 - Mandatory Cap on California Greenhouse Gas Emissions YES
SB 1368 - Electricity   Emissions of Greenhouse Gases YES
SB 927 - Ports   Container Fees YES
SB 1414 - Fair Share Health Care Act YES
SB 1414 - Fair Share Health Care Act YES
SB 1737 - Consumer Rebate Regulation YES
SB 1737 - Consumer Rebate Regulation YES
SB 815 - Permanent Disability YES
SB 1489 - AG Attorney's Fees YES
2005 votes
AB 1698 - Dependent Health Care Insurance YES
SB 426 - LNG permitting YES
SB 600 - Biomonitoring YES
SB 109 - Air Quality Violations   Prosecutions YES
SB 174 - Minimum Wage YES
SB 484 - Cosmetics   Chronic Health Effects YES
SB 1023 - Workers' Compensation   Enforcement Penalties YES
AB 1700 - Confidential Settlements YES
AB 48 - Minimum Wage YES
AB 391 - Unemployment Compensation: Locked-Out Workers YES
AB 815 - Occupational Safety and Health YES
AB 153 - Courts - AG YES
2004 votes
AB 2006 - Core-Noncore and Utility Procurement YES
AB 2042 - Air Pollution: Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles
NO
SB 1703 - Green Business YES
AB 2832 - Minimum Wage YES
SB 1841 - Electronic Monitoring of Employees YES
SB 899 - Workers' Compensation Reform
YES
SB 122 - Unfair Competition Law YES
AB 2850 - Displaced Private Security Officers YES
SB 772 - PG&E Bankruptcy: Dedicated Rate Component
YES
2003 votes
SB 796 - Employment Lawsuits YES
SB 515 - Limit free speech defense for businesses YES
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