Author: Sherry Gillis

Capitol Update #21 – June 1, 2023

LEGISLATIVE AND APPROPRIATIONS DEADLINES May 5th brought the second Legislative Deadline, J.R. 61(a)(3) requiring all Nonfiscal Bills to be out of their policy committees and move to the floor. All bills subject to deadlines must be out of their policy committees. 186 bills failed this deadline.

CAPITOL UPDATE #20 – May 25, 2023

AB 257 Encampment Penalties – Under existing law, a person who lodges in a public or private place without permission is guilty of disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Existing law also provides that a person who willfully and maliciously obstructs the free movement of any person on any street, sidewalk, or other public place is guilty of a misdemeanor.

CAPITOL UPDATE #19 – May 18, 2023

UPDATE ON REPARATIONS TASK FORCE – This last week, the Task Force appointed by Governor Newsom, reported on their recommendations after a two-year effort.

CAPITOL UPDATE #18 – May 11, 2023

Last Friday, April 28th brought the first Legislative Deadline for the 2023-24 session. J.R. 61(a)(2) requires all Fiscal Bills move on to Appropriations.

CAPITOL UPDATE #17 May 4, 2023

AB 710, as amended, State Department of Public Health: pregnancy care and abortion services awareness campaign.

CAPITOL UPDATE #16 – April 27, 2023

AB 576, as amended, Medi-Cal: reimbursement for abortion. Existing law establishes the Medi-Cal program, which is administered by the State Department of Health Care Services

CAPITOL UPDATE #15 April 20, 2023

AB 1314, Gender identity: parental notification. Existing law provides that parents and guardians of children enrolled in public schools have the right, and should have the opportunity, as mutually supportive and respectful partners in the education of their children within the public schools, to be informed by the school, and to participate in the education of their children, as specified to inc...

CAPITOL UPDATE #14 April 13, 2023

AB 1532,  Housing – Office conversion projects. The Planning and Zoning Law requires the legislative body of each county and city to adopt a comprehensive, long-term general plan for the physical development of the county or city that includes,

Action Alert – Adopt an Overpass Program

Action Alert on the Adopt an Overpass Program for 2023. CFRW are requesting our membership get out on the overpasses of California and wave their flags to show their patriotism and in support of American Military and Emergency Responders.

CAPITOL UPDATE #13 – April 6, 2023

Following is a bill that has recently received media attention for the legislature’s attempt to address gasoline price spikes and supply issues. The bill was introduced on December 5, 2022, passed by the Senate on March 23, 2023, passed by the Assembly on March 27, 2023, and approved by the Governor on March 28, 2023. Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 1, Statutes of 2023-24 First Extraordi...

2nd Quarter 2023

Read the "California Reporter" newsletter for the 2nd Quarter of 2023, published by the California Federation of Republican Women. This newsletter is for CFRW members only.

CAPITOL UPDATE #12 – March 30, 2023

Following is a resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Section 2.1 of Article XIII A thereof, relating to taxation.