Capitol-Updates

Our Legislative Analyst’s track legislation and apprise us of pending legislation or propositions to be watched during the legislative term. As information changes we report via our Capitol Updates information to our membership the current status of pending legislation or propositions. If you feel strongly regarding an issue, notify the chair of our Legislative Analysts and we will try to address your concerns.

CAPITOL UPDATE #42 November 3, 2022

SB 107 Gender-affirming health care. (1) The United States Constitution generally requires a state to give full faith and credit to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state.

CAPITOL UPDATE #41 October 27, 2022

SB 834 Tax-exempt status: insurrection. The Corporation Tax Law, in modified conformity with federal law, provides an exemption from the taxes imposed by those laws for specified organizations.

CAPITOL UPDATE #40 October 20, 2022

AB 1776 – Department of Motor Vehicles: driver’s licenses and identification cards – Existing law authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue and renew driver’s licenses.

CAPITOL UPDATE #39 – October 13, 2022

The Governor, on Friday, called for a special legislative session in December to examine gas pricing in California. The move comes amidst a backdrop of increasing gas prices due to supply chain issues, planned and unplanned maintenance of refineries, and continued geopolitical instability in Europe.

CAPITOL UPDATE #38 October 6, 2022

First, an update on the Governor’s Reparation Commission. They are scheduled for their report back to the Legislature in July 2023. Why this date? Then the implementation of their recommendations

CAPITOL UPDATE #37 September 29, 2022

AB 351 Reduction of human remains and disposition of reduced human remains – This bill, commencing January 1, 2027, would require the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau within the Department of Consumer Affairs

CAPITOL UPDATE #36 September 22, 2022

The Governor signed multiple “climate bills” this week that over the long run will have a major impact on how we live in California.

CAPITOL UPDATE #35 September 15, 2022

MORE ON PROPOSITION 1: The California Constitution declares that defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy are inalienable rights

CAPITOL UPDATE #34 September 8, 2022

MORE ON PROPOSITION 1: The California Constitution declares that defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy are inalienable rights

CAPITOL UPDATE #32 August 25, 2022

MORE ON PROPOSITION 1: The California Constitution declares that defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy are inalienable rights

CAPITOL UPDATE #33 September 1, 2022

MORE ON PROPOSITION 1: The California Constitution declares that defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy are inalienable rights

CAPITOL UPDATE #31 August 18, 2022

MORE ON PROPOSITION 1: The California Constitution declares that defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy are inalienable rights