2013 Introduced Legislation

AB 59 - Local School Funding Protection Act
AB 59 would clarify existing revenue options for local school districts so they can continue providing educational opportunities in the face of ongoing budget difficulties.
Contact: Max.Mikalonis@asm.ca.gov

AB 123 - Filipino American Contributions to the Farm Worker Labor Movement
The American farm labor movement has had a tremendous impact on the history of California. AB 123 would require the State Board of Education to include instruction on the role of immigrants, including Filipino Americans, in the farm worker labor movement in California.
Contact: An-Chi.Tsou@asm.ca.gov

AB 174 - Trauma Treatment for Minors Impacted by Violence
AB 174 establishes a pilot grant program in Alameda County to fund essential school-based mental health and related services for students who have been impacted by trauma, emphasizing trauma caused by gun-related violence.
Contact: An-Chi.Tsou@asm.ca.gov

AB 180 - Increasing Gun Safety Protections in Oakland
AB 180 provides Oakland with the additional tools it needs to curb gun violence within the city, allowing it to more quickly remove firearms from prohibited persons and better identify criminals involved in illegal gun trafficking.
Contact: Max.Mikalonis@asm.ca.gov

AB 408 - Protecting East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) Ratepayers
AB 408 protects the ratepayers of EBMUD by allowing the district to use an appointment process enjoyed by most other special districts, rather than bear the cost burden of an election.
Contact: Amy.Alley@asm.ca.gov

AB 514 - Oakland's Safe Schools for Safe Learning Act
AB 514 is the winning result of Bonta's "There Ought to Be a Law" Contest in which he asked students in the 18th Assembly District what they would need to feel safer at school. The overwhelming student responses related to the need for additional resources for students affected by gangs, gun violence, and psychological trauma.
Contact: Amy.Alley@asm.ca.gov

AB 537 - Fair Standards in Local Government Employer-Employee Relations
AB 537 amends the Meyer-Milias-Brown Act in order to improve local employer-employee relations. The bill addresses arbitration agreements, ground rules, contract ratification, and employee relations ordinances.
Contact: Max.Mikalonis@asm.ca.gov

AB 817 - Language Assistance to Increase Access to the Polls
As the diversity of the state increases, new tools are needed to ensure that language assistance is available at the polling place and in the voter registration process. AB 817 expands the pool of available bilingual speakers to serve as county poll workers and volunteers by authorizing counties to recruit up to five lawful permanent residents as poll workers per precinct.
Contact: An-Chi.Tsou@asm.ca.gov

AB 999 - Prisoner Protections for Family and Community Health Act
AB 999 requires CDCR to develop a five-year plan to safely distribute condoms in prison, based on and consistent with a successful health care pilot project conducted at Solano State Prison in 2008. The HIV/AIDS infection rate is 8 to 10 times higher in prison than among the general population.
Contact: Amy.Alley@asm.ca.gov

AB 1282 - Equitable Distributions of Assessments for Credit Unions
AB 1282 equitably redistributes assessments paid by state licensed credit unions to the Department of Financial Institutions in order to keep them more closely aligned with their federally chartered counterparts and maintain the continued partnership of the top state chartered credit unions with California
Contact: Amy.Alley@asm.ca.gov