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Upcoming Bills in Committee, June 25 – 28

June 22, 2018
Legislative hearing committees are still moving along, with several of the League’s bills being heard in Senate Public Employment and Retirement, Senate Natural Resources and Water and Assembly Governmental Organization.
 
The Legislature will adjourn July 6 for its summer recess and will return on Aug. 9. The League will continue monitoring several bills affecting cities.   
 
Some hearings, if not all, will be televised. The Senate and Assembly publish weekly television schedules, but audio is always available online. In addition, many hearings are also webcast via the California Channel.
 
Here are a number of upcoming hearings of interest to cities:
 
June 25
 
Senate Appropriations, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • AB 636 (Irwin) Local streets and roads: expenditure reports. League position: Support.
  • AB 1976 (Limόn) Employment: lactation accommodation. League position: Oppose unless amended.
  • AB 2249 (Cooley) Public contracts: local agencies: alternative procedure. League position: Support. 
Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development, 12 p.m. and upon adjournment of session, State Capitol, Room 3191
  • AB 924 (Bonta) Indian tribes: commercial cannabis activity. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2020 (Quirk) Cannabis: local jurisdiction licenses: temporary event license. League position: Support.
  • AB 2555 (Cooley) Cannabis. League position: Support. 
Senate Public Employment and Retirement, 2 p.m. or upon adjournment of session, State Capitol, Room 2040
  • AB 1597 (Nazarian) Public employee retirement systems: prohibited investments: Turkey. League position: Oppose.
  • HOT AB 1912 (Rodriguez) Public employees’ retirement: joint powers agreements: liability. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2415 (Calderon) Public Employees’ Retirement System: officers and directors: appointment and compensation. League position: Support. 
Assembly Natural Resources, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 834 (Jackson) State lands: leasing: oil and gas. League position: Support. 
June 26
 
Assembly Business and Professions, 9 a.m. State Capitol, Room 4202
  • SB 937 (Wiener) Lactation accommodation. League position: Oppose unless amended. 
Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • SB 919 (Dodd) Water resources: stream gages. League position: Support. 
Senate Natural Resources and Water, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • AB 1775 (Muratsuchi) State lands: leasing: oil and gas. League position: Support. 
Senate Governmental Organization, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • AB 2749 (Bonta) State agencies: state entities: Internet Web site accessibility: standards. League position: Support. 
Senate Judiciary, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • AB 686 (Santiago) Housing discrimination: affirmatively further fair housing. League position: Neutral.
  • AB 748 (Ting) Peace officers: video and audio recordings: disclosure. League position: Oppose.
  • HOT AB 1912 (Rodriguez) Public employees’ retirement: joint powers agreements: liability. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2970 (Cooper) Public employees: new employee orientations. League position: Oppose unless amended. 
Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • SB 212 (Jackson) Solid waste: pharmaceutical and sharps waste stewardship. League position: Support.
  • SB 966 (Wiener) Onsite treated nonpotable water systems. League position: Support.
  • SB 998 (Dodd) Discontinuation of residential water service: urban and community water systems. League position: Oppose unless amended. 
June 27
 
Assembly Elections and Redistricting, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • SB 25 (Portantino) Elections: ballot order. League position: Support. 
Assembly Insurance, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 127
  • SB 894 (Dodd) Property insurance. League position: Support. 
Senate Labor and Industrial Relations, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 2040
  • AB 1749 (Daly) Workers’ compensation: off-duty peace officer. League position: Oppose unless amended. 
Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 437
  • SB 1293 (Lara) California State Auditor: high-risk local government agency audit program. League position: Support. 
Assembly Labor and Employment, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 1343 (Mitchell) Employers: sexual harassment training: requirements. League position: Support.
  • SB 1412 (Bradford) Applicants for employment: criminal history. League position: Oppose. 
Assembly Local Government, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • SB 828 (Wiener) Land use: housing element. League position: Oppose unless amended.
  • SB 831 (Wieckowski) Land use: accessory dwelling units. League position: Oppose. 
June 28
 
Assembly Governmental Organization, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol Room 4202
  • HOT SB 833 (McGuire) Emergency alerts: evacuation orders: operators. League position: Support.


 
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