California’s protection & advocacy system

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or 213-213-8000 in Southern CA. TTY 800-719-5798.

 

2016 Position letters

 

Abuse and Neglect

AB 1272 (Grove) Crimes Against Persons with Disabilities - Support 7/13/2016

 

Benefits

AB 1930 (Lackey) IHSS: Family Caregivers - Request for Signature 8/30/2016

AB 2394 (Garcia) Medi-Cal: Nonmedical Transportation - Request for Signature 8/30/2016

AB 1584 (Brown) Public Social Services: SSI/SSP - Support 7/29/2016

AB 2084 (Wood) Medi-Cal - Support 4/29/2016

SB 1015 (Leyva) Domestic Work Employees: Labor Standards - Oppose 4/13/2016

AB 1797 (Lackey) IHSS: Application - Support 3/22/2016

 

Children’s Health and Mental Health Benefits/Mental Health

SB 1174 (McGuire) Medi-Cal: Children: Prescribing Patterns: Medications - Request for Signature 9/7/2016

SB 586 (Hernandez) Children's Services - Request for Signature 9/2/2016

AB 1849 (Gipson) Foster Youth: Independent Living: Health Insurance - Request for Signature 8/30/2016

SB 253 (Monning) Dependent Children: Psychotropic Medication - Request for Signature 8/29/2016

AB 2004 (Bloom) Hearing Aids: Minors - Support 7/13/2016

AB 1644 (Bonta) School-Based Early Mental Health Intervention Services - Support 7/13/2016


Developmental Disabilities, Lanterman Act

SB 1034 (Mitchell) Health Care Coverage: Autism - Support 6/23/2016

SB 1024 (Hancock) Developmental Services: Supported Employment - Support 4/25/2016

SB 982 (McGuire) Developmental Centers - Support 4/25/2016

AB 2809 (Rodriguez) Developmental Services: Regional Centers - Support 4/6/2016

 

Disability Rights

AB 2231 (Calderon) Care Facilities: Civil Penalties - Request for Signature 9/8/2016

SB 1052 (Lara) Custodial Interrogation: Juveniles - Request for Signature 9/2/2016

AB 2192 (Salas) Court Reporters Board: Shorthand Reporters: Fund - Request for SIgnature 8/29/2016

AB 2873 (Thurmond) Certified Access Specialists - Floor Alert 8/26/2016

AB 2565 (Salas) Independent Living Centers: State Funding - Support 7/7/2016

SB 1442 (Liu) Discrimination: Regulations and Enforcement - Support if Amended 6/15/2016

AB 2602 (Gatto) Disabled Parking Placards - Oppose 5/16/16

SB 1143 (Leno) Juveniles: Room Confinement - Support 5/2/2016

AB 2760 (Mathis) Landlord and Tenant: Support Animals - Oppose 4/29/2016

SB 269 (Roth) Disability Access - Request for Veto 4/27/2016

SB 1256 (Anderson) Civil Law Litigation - Oppose 4/27/2016

AB 2312 (Gatto) Unlawful Detainer: Payment of Rent Funds - Oppose 4/20/2016

SB 1306 (Stone) Consumer Remedies: Attorney's Fees and Litigation Costs - Oppose 4/19/2016

SB 1142 (Moorlach) Disability Access - Oppose 4/15/2016

SB 1035 (Hueso) Transportation Network Companies - Support 4/14/2016

AB 2745 (Holden) Healing Arts: Licensing and Certification - Oppose Unless Amended 4/13/2016

AB 2695 (Obernolte) Juvenile Proceedings: Competency - Support if Amended 4/11/2016

AB 2606 (Grove) Crimes Against Children Elders People with Disabilities - Support 4/7/2016

AB 2093 (Steinorth) Disability Access - Support if Amended 3/22/2016

SB 876 (Liu) Homelessness - Support 3/21/2016

SB 308 (Wieckowski) Debtor Exemptions - Support 1/25/2016

AB 54 (Olsen) Disability Access - Oppose 1/6/2016

 

Education

SB 906 (Beall) Public Postsecondary Education: Priority Enrollment - Reqest for Signature 9/7/2016

AB 2246 (O'Donnell) Pupil Suicide Prevention Policies - Request for Signature 9/2/2016

AB 2785 (O'Donnell) Special Education: English Learners: Manual - Request for Signature 8/30/2016

SB 1068 (Leyva) Homeless Children and Youth: Local Educational Agency - Support 8/22/2016

AB 2091 (Lopez) Special Education: IEPs - Support with Proposed Author's Amendments 8/5/2016

AB 2097 (Melendez) Pupil Records: Social Security Numbers - Support 7/7/2016

 

Employment

AB 488 (Gonzalez) Employment Discrimination - Reuest for Signature 8/31/2016

AB 2582 (Maienschein) Income Taxes: Credit: Employees with Disabilities - Support 5/9/2016

 

Housing

AB 2817 (Chiu) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits - Support 7/29/2016

AB 2821 (Chiu) Medi-Cal Housing Program Support - 7/29/2016

SB 1053 (Leno) Housing Discrimination - Support 3/28/2016

 

Mental Health

SB 1221 (Hertzberg) Mental Health Training - Request for Signature 9/6/2016

SB 955 (Beall) State Hospital Commitment: Compassionate Release - Request for Signature 9/6/2016

AB 741 (Williams) Community Care Services - Request for Signature 9/1/2016

AB 59 (Waldron) Assisted Outpatient Treatment - Request for Veto 8/22/2016

AB 1300 (Ridley-Thomas) Mental Health: Involuntary Commitment - Oppose Unless Amended 6/17/2016

AB 1715 (Holden) Healing Arts: Behavior Analysis: Licensing - Oppose 6/16/2016

SB 938 (Jackson) Conservatorships: Psychotropic Medications - Support 6/13/2016

SB 929 (Vidak) Conservator Appointments: Compensation - Oppose 6/8/2016

SB 1273 (Moorlach) Crisis Stabilization Units - Oppose 6/7/2016

SB 1013 (Beall) Parolees with Mental Illness: Housing - Support 5/3/2016

SB 1295 (Nielsen) Prisoners with Mental Illness - Oppose Unless Amended 4/13/2016

AB 2262 (Levine) Prisoners: Mental Health Treatment - Support 4/13/2016

AB 1884 (Harper) Specialized License Plates: Mental health Awareness - Support 4/5/2016

AB 1836 (Maienschein) Mental Health: Conservatorship Hearings - Oppose 3/22/2016

AB 253 (Hernandez) Mental Health - Support 1/8/2016

AB 59 (Waldron) Assisted Outpatient Treatment - Oppose 1/7/2016

 

Physician-Assisted Suicide

 

 

Voting

AB 1921 (Gonzalez) Elections: Vote by Mail Ballots - Request for Signature 9/6/2016

AB 2252 (Ting) Remote Accessible Vote by Mail Systems - Request for Signature 7/5/2016