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Upcoming Bills in Committee, April 22 – 29

April 15, 2019
Legislative hearings are in full swing, and the Legislature continues to discuss policy areas of interest to cities.
 
The Legislature will return on April 22, and the Governor’s May Budget Revise is fast approaching. In addition, April 26 is the last day for policy committee to hear and report to fiscal committees on fiscal bills introduced in their house of origin.
 
Most hearings will be televised. The Senate and Assembly publish weekly television schedules, and audio is always available online. Many hearings are also webcast via the California Channel.
 
Below are a number of upcoming hearings of interest to cities:
 
April 22
 
Senate Appropriations, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • HOT SB 5 (Beall) Affordable Housing and Community Development Investment Program. League position: support.
  • SB 137 (Dodd) Federal transportation funds: state exchange programs. League position: support.
  • SB 205 (Hertzberg) Business licensees: stormwater discharge compliance. League position: concerns.
  • SB 211 (Beall) State highways: leases. League position: support if amended.
  • HOT SB 542 (Stern) Workers’ compensation. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Transportation, 3 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • AB 1112 (Friedman) Motorized scooters: local regulation. League position: oppose. 
Senate Housing, 3 p.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • SB 142 (Wiener) Employees: lactation accommodation. League position: oppose.
  • SB 330 (Skinner) Housing Crisis Act of 2019. League position: oppose. 
April 23
 
Assembly Judiciary, 8 a.m., State Capitol, Room 437
  • AB 403 (Kalra) Division of Labor Standards Enforcement: complaint. League position: oppose.
  • AB 1116 (Grayson) Firefighters: peer support. League position: pending support.
  • AB 1117 (Grayson) Peace officers: peer support. League position: pending support.
  • HOT AB 1332 (Bonta) Sanctuary State Contracting and Investment Act. League position: oppose. 
Senate Natural Resources and Water, 9 a.m., State Capitol. Room 112
  • SB 515 (Caballero) California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program: bioenergy renewable feed-in-tariff. League position: support. 
Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 113
  • SB 212 (Allen) Elections: local voting methods. League position: support. 
Senate Governmental Organization, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • SB 542 (Stern) Workers’ compensation. League position: pending support.
  • HOT SB 669 (Caballero) Water quality: Safe Drinking Water Fund. League position: support. 
Senate Judiciary, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • SB 332 (Hertzberg) Wastewater treatment: recycled water. League position: oppose.
  • SB 518 (Wieckowski) Public records: disclosure: court costs and attorney’s fees. League position: oppose. 
April 24
 
Assembly Insurance, 9 a.m., State Capitol, room 437
  • AB 1400 (Kamlager-Dove) Workers’ compensation: fire service personnel. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Public Employment and Retirement, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • HOT AB 33 (Bonta) State public retirement systems: divestiture from private prison companies. League position: oppose. 
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications, 9 a.m., Room 3191
  • SB 46 (Jackson) Emergency services: telecommunications. League position: support. 
Senate Environmental Quality, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 113
  • SB 667 (Hueso) Greenhouse gases: recycling infrastructure and facilities. League position: support. 
Senate Governance and Finance Special Order, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • SB 50 (Wiener) Planning and zoning: housing development: incentives. League position: oppose unless amended.  
Senate Governance and Finance, 9 a.m., State Capitol. Room 112
  • SB 45 (Allen) Wildfire, Drought, and Flood Protection Bond Act of 2020. League position: pending.
  • SB 531 (Glazer) Local agencies: retailers. League position: support. 
Assembly Housing and Community Development, 9:15 a.m., State Capitol. Room 126
  • HOT AB 1568 (McCarty) Housing law compliance: prohibition on applying for state grants. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 127
  • AB 931 (Boerner Horvath) State and local boards and commission: representation: appointments. League position: oppose unless amended. 
Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 2040
  • SB 135 (Jackson) Paid Family leave. League position: oppose. 
Assembly Local Government, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • AB 849 (Bonta) Elections: local redistricting. League position: oppose.  
April 29
 
Assembly Revenue and Taxation, 2:30 p.m., State Capitol. Room 126
  • AB 10 (Chiu) Income taxes: credits low-income housing: farmworker housing. League position: support.


 
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