Governor Newsom released his May revised budget on Friday the 13th. Hope that isn't a bad omen. The budget is over $300 billion, with a surplus of about $98 billion. The proposed budget is complex but here are some of the items that may be of interest.
SB-1384 – GUN STORE REGULATIONS This bill requires all licensed firearm dealers to have a digital video surveillance system meeting certain standards, to have general liability insurance coverage of at least one million dollars, and to require certain training for all employees annually.
AB-2193 – CIVIL REPRESENTATION: IMMIGRATION STATUS Existing law, the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act, requires legal counsel to be appointed to represent low-income parties in civil matters involving critical issues affecting basic human needs in courts selected by the Judicial Council.
This bill... states that a person will not be "subject to civil or criminal liability or penalty" based on their actions with respect to their pregnancy or actual, potential, or alleged pregnancy outcome including miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion or perinatal death."
AB-2847 – Unemployment: Excluded Workers Pilot Program Existing law prohibits payment of unemployment compensation benefits for services performed by a person who is not a citizen or national of the United States unless that person is an individual who was lawfully admitted for permanent residence