CMTA priority bills sent to the Governor

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Sept. 16, 2005 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The California State Legislature has recessed for the year. They will return January 4, 2006 to resume the two-year session. The following bills were approved by both state houses and sent to the governor for a signature. He has until October 9 to sign or veto them. Otherwise, they become law. Non-urgency statutes take effect January 1, 2006.


Corporate Counsel

AB 153 (Budget Committee) Courts – AG (Oppose)
AB 524 (Wilma Chan, D-Oakland) Public Contracts – Offshore Jobs (Oppose)
SB 399 (Martha Escutia, D-Whittier) Health Services – 3rd Party Liability (Oppose)
SB 833 (Debra Bowen, D-Marina del Rey) Unsolicited Fax Ban (Oppose)

Environmental Quality

AB 1125 (Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills) Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act (Oppose)
AB 1495 (Joe Canciamilla, D-Pittsburg) Public Records – Infrastructure Security (Support)
SB 484 (Deborah Ortiz, D-Sacramento) Cosmetics – Chronic Health Effects (Oppose)
SB 600 (Deborah Ortiz, D-Sacramento and Don Perata, D-Oakland) Biomonitoring (Oppose)
SB 820 (Sheila Kuehl, D-Santa Monica) Groundwater (Oppose)

Labor and Employment

AB 48 (Sally Lieber, D-Mountain View) Minimum Wage (Oppose)
AB 169 (Jenny Oropeza, D-Long Beach) Gender Pay Equality (Oppose)
AB 391 (Paul Koretz, D-W. Hollywood) Unemployment Compensation: Locked-Out Workers (Oppose)
AB 816 (Sally Lieber, D-Mountain View) Hazard Evaluation System and Information Service (Oppose)
AB 875 (Paul Koretz, D-W. Hollywood) Employee Wages and Working Hours (Oppose)
AB 879 (Alberto Torrico, D-Newark) Employment Law Violations (Oppose)
AB 985 (Alberto Torrico, D-Newark) Labor – Military Duty (Oppose)
AB 1669 (Judy Chu, D-Monterey Park) Employment – Discrimination (Oppose)
AB 1698 (Fabian Nunez, D-Los Angeles) Dependent Health Care Insurance (Oppose)
AB 1734 (Paul Koretz, D-W. Hollywood) Meal Periods (Oppose)
SB 102 (Denise Moreno Ducheny, D-San Diego) ETP – Nurse Training Funding (Oppose)
SB 174 (Joseph Dunn, D-Santa Ana) Minimum Wage (Oppose)
SB 314 (Gloria Romero, D-Los Angeles) ETP – Seasonal Employees Job Training (Oppose)
SB 1023 (Joseph Dunn, D-Santa Ana) Workers’ Compensation – Enforcement Penalties (Oppose)


Environmental Quality

AB 489 (Rudy Bermudez, D-Norwalk) Ports – Transportation Network (Support)
AJR 8 (Joe Canciamilla, D-Pittsburg) Marine Pollution (Support)


SB 157 (Dick Ackerman, R-Irvine) Installment Payments to FTB (Support)

For more information on these bills, go to CMTA's LegWatch.
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