CAM 2017 State of State

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2017 LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

The Legislature adjourned on September 15. Below is a list of some of the key bills CAM monitored throughout this legislative session. Looking for additional information on any of these bills? Contact CAM’s Advocacy Manager, Pamela Zielske, at advocacy@calmuseums.org or 831-471-9970 x104.

AB 206 (Gonzalez Fletcher) Worker’s compensation: employees. 2 YEAR

AB 228 (Gloria) Collectibles: sale of autographed memorabilia. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 269 (Waldron) California Arts Council. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 297 (Levine) Alcoholic beverages: licenses: wine and food cultural museum and education center. CHAPTERED.

AB 565 (Bloom) Building standards: alternative building regulations: artists’ housing. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 738 (Limón) Pupil instruction: Native American studies: model curriculum. CHAPTERED.

AB 761 (Mullin) Pupil assessment: history-social science assessments. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 783 (Weber) California Commission for the preservation of African American History, Culture, and Institutions. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 978 (Limón) Employment safety: injury and illness prevention program. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 1157 (Mullin) School property: school district advisory committees: teacher and school district employee housing: property tax exemption. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 1187 (Garcia, E.) Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2017. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 1193 (Gloria) Property tax: welfare exemption: low-income housing. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 1250 (Jones-Sawyer) Counties: contracts for personal services. 2 YEAR BILL.CAM joined CalNonprofits in opposing this bill.

AB 1358 (Cooley) State parks: California Admission Day: discounted admission. Enrolled and presented to the Governor. VETOED.

AB 1455 (Bocanegra) The California Public Records Act: exemptions. Enrolled and presented to the Governor. CHAPTERED.

SB 5 (De Leon) California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018. Enrolled and presented to the Governor. CAM provided support in the form of a letter and individual meetings with key legislative offices.

SB 73 (Hueso) Official state ship of discovery. 2 YEAR BILL.

SB 92 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review) Public Resources. CHAPTERED.

SB 290 (Jackson) Marine mammals and sea turtles: entanglement and stranding: emergency rescue services grants. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

SB 424 (Allen) The California Regional Environmental Education Community Network. CAM provided support in the form of a letter. 2 YEAR BILL.

SB 777 (Allen) School accountability: professional development: visual and performing arts. 2 YEAR BILL.



2016 LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

Members of both the California State Assembly and Senate have headed back to their home districts, as the session ended on August 31. The Legislature will reconvene on December 5, 2016. Listed below are some of the bills that CAM monitored this legislative session. Looking for additional information on any of these bills? Check out our end of session status report or contact CAM’s Advocacy Manager, Pamela Zielske, at advocacy@calmuseums.org

AB 240 (Wilk R) Department of Parks and Recreation: free day use entry. 2 YEAR BILL - DEAD

AB 252 (Holden D) Advanced Placement STEM Access Grant Program. 2 YEAR BILL – DEAD

AB 932 (Daly D) Specialized license plates; professional sports. 2 YEAR BILL - DEAD

AB 988 (Stone, Mark D) Outdoor Environmental Education and Recreation Grants Program. 2 YEAR BILL - DEAD

AB 1188 (Gipson, D) Importation or sale of endangered animals - DEAD

AB 2138 (Low, D) Sellers of travel - CHAPTERED

AB 2208 (Santiago D) Local planning; housing element; inventory of land for residential development – CHAPTERED

AB 2219 (Wagner R) Attorney General: schedule of donors: confidentiality - DEAD

AB 2444 (Garcia D) California Parks, Water, Climate and Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2016 - DEAD. CAM provided support for this bill in the form of a letter.

AB 2674 (Bonta D) State archives: Online Archives Program – DEAD. CAM provided support for this bill in the form of a letter.

AB 2855 (Frazier D) Charitable solicitations: financial disclosures – DEAD. CAM submitted a letter of opposition to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

SB 476 (Mendoza D) Organized camps. 2 YEAR BILL – DEAD. CAM submitted a letter of opposition to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

SB 683 (Wolk D) Alcoholic beverage licenses; nonprofit sales licenses – CHAPTERED

SB 788 (McGuire D) California Coastal Protection Act of 2015. 2 YEAR BILL – DEAD

SB 876 (Liu D) Homelessness - DEAD

SB 916 (Allen D) Teacher credentialing – CHAPTERED

SB 1191 (Berryhill R) Fish and wildlife: management plans - DEAD

SB 1234 (De Leon D) Retirement Savings Plan – CHAPTERED