Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills:

• AB 1716 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) – Lower American River Conservancy Program.
• AB 1723 by Assemblymember Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – Debt collection.
• AB 1816 by Assemblymember Brian Dahle (R-Bieber) – Tulelake Irrigation District.
• AB 1854 by Assemblymember Richard H. Bloom (D-Santa Monica) – Bail: attorney’s fees: forfeited bail.
• AB 2093 by Assemblymember Marc Steinorth (R-Rancho Cucamonga) – Disability access.
• AB 2143 by Assemblymember Jacqui V. Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) – County recorder: electronic recording.
• AB 2196 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.
• AB 2247 by Assemblymember Das G. Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – Armories.
• AB 2259 by Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) – School accountability: dropout recovery high schools.
• AB 2324 by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) – Certified farmers’ markets.
• AB 2349 by Assemblymember David S. Chiu (D-San Francisco) – Assisted reproduction agreements for gestational carriers.
• AB 2354 by Assemblymember Ian C. Calderon (D-Whittier) – Vehicle service contracts.
• AB 2488 by Assemblymember Matthew M. Dababneh (D-Encino) – Protected species: unarmored threespine stickleback: taking or possession.
• AB 2506 by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) – Student financial aid: Chafee grant awards.
• AB 2623 by Assemblymember Richard S. Gordon (D-Menlo Park) – State information security costs: annual report.
• AB 2635 by the Committee on Agriculture – Public health: food access.
• AB 2759 by Assemblymember Marc B. Levine (D-Marin County) – Corporations: agents: victims of corporate fraud compensation fund.
• SB 37 by Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) – Kings River East Groundwater Sustainability Agency Act.
• SB 564 by Senator Anthony J. Cannella (R-Ceres) – North Fork Kings Groundwater Sustainability Agency Act.
• SB 1095 by Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) – Newborn screening program.

Governor Brown also announced that he has vetoed the following bill:

• SB 1162 by Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Modesto) – Public employees’ retirement: Mammoth Lakes Fire District. A veto message can be found here.

For full text of the bills, visit: