Press Release

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

New law will replace the cash bail system with one that assesses individual risk instead of personal wealth 

SACRAMENTO – Senator Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) and Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) announced today that Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 10, the bill they authored that will eliminate the money bail system in California and replace it with a system that assesses each person’s individual public safety or flight risk.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Assemblymember Rob Bonta greets Governor Brown during historic bail reform signing
Speaker Anthony Rendon, Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins Governor Brown, Senator Hertzberg, Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, and Assemblymember Rob Bonta
Assemblymember Rob Bonta, Governor Brown, and legislative staffers Justin Rausa, and Jerome Parra
Assemblymember Rob Bonta speaks with Governor Brown during historic bail reform signing
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

AB 1793 Creates Simpler Pathway for People to Exercise Existing Right to Reduce or Remove Out-dated Cannabis Convictions from Their Records

 

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) issued the following statement on AB 1793 passing the Senate and moving to the Governor’s Desk:

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018

Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Senator Bob Hertzberg, (D-Van Nuys) today applauded their colleagues in the Assembly for voting to pass SB 10, the California Money Bail Reform Act, calling it a critical first step in tackling reforms that must be made to California’s criminal justice system.

Monday, August 20, 2018

SB 10 passes Assembly, clearing major hurdle for bail reform

SACRAMENTO – Senator Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, and Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) today applauded their colleagues in the Assembly for voting to pass SB 10, the California Money Bail Reform Act, calling it a critical first step in tackling reforms that must be made to California’s criminal justice system.

Senator Hertzberg released the following statement:

Monday, August 20, 2018