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AB 1104: Rehabilitation and Reentry Prep for Incarcerated People

New law emphasizes restorative justice and successful reintegration after release from prison

Post Staff Reporting, Alameda Post

On October 8, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1104, a bill introduced by Assemblymember Mia Bonta, into law. The new law, which goes into effect January 1, 2024, changes California’s penal code to make clear that the purpose of incarceration is rehabilitation and preparation for reentry, not levying additional punishment, the Assemblymember stated when the bill was introduced.

AB 1148: Stable Parents, Stable Children Act Signed Into Law

Child support repayment timeline extended for formerly incarcerated parents

Post Staff Reporting, Alameda Post

On October 8, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1148, a bill introduced by Assemblymember Mia Bonta, into law. The Stable Parents, Stable Children Act , sponsored by Root & Rebound, a reentry legal resource organization, brings crucial reform to the child support system by extending the time for formerly incarcerated parents to resume child support payments from one month or less after exiting incarceration to 10 months.

Assemblymember Mia Bonta’s adequate staff-to-student ratio bill ensures safe working and learning environment

Post Staff Reporting, Alameda Post

Assemblymember Mia Bonta’s Classified Employee Staffing Ratio Workgroup bill, AB 1273, was signed into law last week. The new law establishes a workgroup to propose guidelines on proper staffing for classified school employees. This bill will help to ensure that local educational agencies are adequately staffed to provide students with the services and resources they need to thrive.

Assemblymember Bonta Pushes for Prison Rehabilitation and Reentry Preparation for Incarcerated People

AB 1104 Ensures California Prisons are for Rehabilitation and not Levying Additional Punishment

(Sacramento) – AB 1104, a bill introduced by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) to ensure California prisons continue to move towards a more rehabilitative approach—while also emphasizing the central role of community-based organizations—has been signed into law, allowing the state to take progressive steps into rehabilitative, restorative, and transformative cha

AB 722 Safeguards Jobs of Unionized Physicians

Post Staff Reporting, Alameda Post

bill introduced by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland), AB 722, aimed at safeguarding the cost-effectiveness of healthcare services provided by the Alameda Health System (AHS) and protecting the jobs of unionized physicians was signed into law in the evening of Saturday, September 30.

Assemblymember Bonta Safeguards and Protects Jobs of Unionized Physicians

(SACRAMENTO) – A bill introduced by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland), AB 722, aimed at safeguarding the cost-effectiveness of healthcare services provided by the Alameda Health System (AHS) and protecting the jobs of unionized physicians was signed into law in the evening of Saturday, September 30.