AB 57 - Law enforcement: hate crimes
DRC Support if Amended
AB 57 is a bill that will strengthen training requirements for peace officers and require improved guidance, outreach, data collection and reporting by the California Department of Justice.
AB 94 - Correctional officers
As drafted, AB 94 would prohibit corrections staff from performing their typical job duties if a mental health evaluation determines the worker is a perceived threat to themselves or others.
AB 256 - Criminal procedure: discrimination
AB 256 the California Racial Justice Act for All, which will provide a mechanism for relief for those whose convictions or sentences were based upon race, ethnicity, or national origin.
AB 401 - Employment Development Department: language translations
AB 401 would ensure that Californians with limited English proficiency can access the critical benefits administered by the Employment Development Department (EDD), including unemployment insurance, state disability insurance, paid family leave, and pandemic unemployment assistance which are currently lifelines for millions of Californians.
AB 435 - Hearing aids: locked programming software: notice
AB 435 would require that written notice be given to the purchaser, which explains that the hearing aid can only be serviced in specific facilities and locations.
AB 490 - Housing: affordable and market rate units
AB 490 will create a uniform statewide policy on restraints that cause positional asphyxia to ensure that they can no longer be improperly applied on Californians.
AB 905 - Mobile fueling on-demand tank vehicles: performance standards
Thank you for your authorship of AB 905 that would provide mobile fueling on-demand to provide safety and accessibility to fuel.
AB 1007 - Forced or Involuntary Sterilization Compensation Program
AB 1007 is crucial in repairing some of the damage caused by forced sterilization. We acknowledge that there is still a long way to go, but this bill would assist the families, who have had family members tortured and abused by this practice.
AB 1140 - Foster care: rights
AB 1140 would clarify the Ombudsperson’s jurisdiction, as well as responsibility, to engage in this important oversight of children held in state-licensed ORR facilities.
SB 17 - Office of Racial Equity
SB 17 would establish the Office of Race Equity and the Racial Equity Advisory and Accountability Council, which will oversee the new office.
SB 234 - Transition Aged Youth Housing Program
This bill creates a forgivable loan program to be used to create new housing for youth between ages 16 and 26, who are currently or formerly in foster care, youth experiencing homelessness and youth under probation supervision.