2018 Position Letters - Resolutions

Assembly and Senate Resolutions

2018 Position Letters - Resolutions

ACR 165 (Grayson) – Support - Down Syndrome Awareness

This resolution would proclaim March 18 to March 24, 2018, as California Down Syndrome Awareness Week and March 21, 2018, as California Down Syndrome Day, and would encourage all Californians to support and participate in related activities.

pdf version 3-15-18 support letter

ACR 171 (Eggman) – Support - National Caregivers Day

This resolution recognizes February 16, 2018, as National Caregivers Day.

pdf version 2-20-18 support letter

ACR 172 (Low) – Support - LGBT Apology

This resolution apologizes for the enactment of past discriminatory laws and constitutional provisions that resulted in the persecution and oppression of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their communities. 

pdf version 3-21-18 support letter

ACR 191 (Limon) – Support - California Nonprofits Day

This resolution declares June 6, 2018 as California Nonprofits Day, in recognition of the importance of nonprofit organizations to the economy and well-being of this state.

pdf version 3-8-18 support letter

ACR 198 (Jones-Sawyer, Sr.) – Support - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50th Anniversary of Death Recognition

As a leader of the civil rights movement, Dr. King’s work and legacy not only advanced the rights of African-Americans, but also assisted in setting the stage for other civil rights activities and movements, including those that advanced the civil rights of people with disabilities and other minority communities.

pdf version 3-15-18 support letter

ACR 237 (Cooley) – Support - Foster Care Month

This bill would declare the month of May 2018 as Foster Care Month. There are currently 62,644 California children and youth in foster care. Nearly half require special education and physical and behavioral health related services to succeed in school.

pdf version 5-11-18 support letter

ACR 238 (Kalra) - Support - Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month

This bill would proclaim the month of June 2018 as Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month in California, and state the importance of annually recognizing Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month.

pdf version 6-22-18 support letter

HR 77 (Quirk-Silva) – Support - California’s Earned Income Tax Credit Week

This resolution recognizes the importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) by declaring the week of February 11-17 “California’s Earned Income Tax Credit Week.”

pdf version 2-20-18 support letter

HR 79 (Eggman) – Support - California Social Work Month

This resolution proclaims March 2018 as Social Work Month in the State of California.

pdf version 3-9-18 support letter

HR 89 (Frazier) – Support - Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

This resolution recognizes March 2018 as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The measure also commends the efforts of the individuals and organizations that have worked diligently to increase the awareness of developmental disabilities, and celebrates and supports the diversity and capabilities of all our citizens, and particularly those who experience developmental disabilities.

pdf version 3-21-18 support letter

SJR 19 (Wilk) – Support - Special Education Funding

This resolution would respectfully memorialize the Congress and the President of the United States to enact H.R. 2902 pending before Congress. H.R. 2902 calls for fully funding the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

pdf version 3-8-18 support letter