Outcome on CMTA Key Bills

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Sept. 1, 2006 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The following is the outcome of key bills that were active during the last weeks of the legislative session.


CORPORATE COUNSEL

AB 457 (Nunez) Price Caps, Abnormal Market Disruption – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
SB 832 (Perata) Punitive Damages to State – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1489 (Ducheny) AG Attorney's Fees – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1737 (Figueroa) Consumer Rebate Regulation – PASSED
    Position: Oppose

EDUCATION

SB 1543 (Alarcon) High School CTE University Requirements – PASSED
    Position: Support

ENERGY

AB 32 (Nunez) Mandatory Cap on California Greenhouse Gas Emissions – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 974 (Nunez) Transmission System Streamlined by PUC – PASSED
    Position: Support
AB 2778 (Lieber) Self-Generation Incentive Program – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 426 (Simitian) Permitting of LNG Terminals– FAILED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1368 (Perata) Electricity, Emissions of Greenhouse Gases – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1505 (Lowenthal) Hydrogen Fuel Performance Standards – PASSED
    Position: Oppose

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

AB 888 (De La Torre) SCAQMD Regulation of Rail Yard Emissions – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 1101 (Oropeza) Emissions From Diesel Magnet Sources – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
AB 1953 (Chan) Lead Plumbing – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 109 (Ortiz) Air Quality Violations, Prosecutions – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
SB 459 (Romero) Locomotive Air Emissions Tax – FAILED
    Position: Oppose

SB 655 (Ortiz) Asbestos – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
SB 927 (Lowenthal) Ports, Container Fees – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1205 (Escutia) Children’s Breathing Rights Act – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1252 (Florez) Air Pollution Penalties, Particulate Matter – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1478 (Speier) Toxic Chemical Release Form – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
 


LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

AB 1835 (Lieber) Minimum Wage Increase – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 1883 (De la Torre) Workers’ Compensation, Proof of Insurance – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 1884 (Chu) Unemployment Insurance, Trade Disputes – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 2068 (Nava) Workers’ Compensation, Physicians – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 2095 (Niello) Sexual Harassment Training – PASSED
    Position: Support
AB 2209 (Pavley) Unemployment Insurance, Trade Disputes – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 2287 (Chu) Workers’ Compensation, Acupuncture – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
 
AB 2555 (Oropeza) Gender Pay Equity – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 2593 (Keene) Meal and Rest Periods, Transportation Industry – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 815 (Perata) Workers’ Compensation, Permanent Disability – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1414 (Migden) Fair Share Health Care Act – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1690 (Romero) ETP for Seasonal Workers – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1745 (Kuehl) Employment and Housing Discrimination – PASSED
    Position: Oppose

TAXATION

AB 675 (Klehs) Book Income Study – PASSED
    Position: Oppose
AB 926 (Chu) Expanded Change of Ownership Reporting & Penalties – PASSED
    Position:  Neutral
AB 1550 (Arambula) Enterprise Zones, Gap Solution – PASSED
    Position:  Support
AB 1614 (Ruskin) Income Taxes, LLCs, Apportionment – PASSED
    Position:  Oppose
AB 2182 (Mullin) Valuation Factor Study – PASSED
    Position: Support
AB 2344 (Chu) "Underground Economy" Tax Amnesty Program – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
AB 2442 (Klehs) Oil Profits Cap – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
AB 2829 (Ridley-Thomas) Water's Edge, Inverted Corporations – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
AB 2830 (Ridley-Thomas) Mandatory Federal Elections, Stock Purchases – FAILED
    Position: Oppose
SB 1008 (Ducheny/Machado) Enterprise Zones, Extensions & Limitations – FAILED
    Position: Oppose

 

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