Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update


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

  • AB 565 by Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) – Building standards: live/work units.
  • AB 605 by Assemblymember Kevin Mullin (D-South San Francisco) – Child day care facilities: infant to schoolage license.
  • AB 888 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Charitable raffles.
  • AB 1884 by Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) – Food facilities: single-use plastic straws. A signing message can be found here.
  • AB 1974 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) – Pupils: collection of debt.
  • AB 1986 by Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham (R-Templeton) – Craft distillers: alcoholic beverage licensees: donations.
  • AB 2061 by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) – Near-zero-emission and zero-emission vehicles.
  • AB 2121 by Assemblymember Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) – Pupil instruction: coursework and graduation requirements: migratory children and newly arrived immigrant pupils.
  • AB 2210 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) – Public postsecondary education: community colleges: refugees and holders of certain special immigrant visas: exemption from paying nonresident tuition.
  • AB 2402 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Cannabis: personal information.
  • AB 2605 by Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Rest breaks: petroleum facilities: safety-sensitive positions.
  • AB 2608 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley) – Licensed Mental Health Service Provider Education Program: former foster youth.
  • AB 2640 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) – Fully protected species: Lost River sucker and shortnose sucker limited take authorization: California condor limited take authorization.
  • AB 2679 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) – Health facilities: linen laundry.
  • AB 2697 by Assemblymember James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) – Nesting Bird Habitat Incentive Program: idled agricultural lands.
  • AB 2783 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) – Controlled substances: hydrocodone combination products: schedules.
  • AB 2831 by Assemblymember Monique Limόn (D-Goleta) – Small business customers: demand-side energy management programs.
  • AB 2873 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Personal vehicle sharing: recalled vehicles.
  • AB 2876 by Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) – Vehicles: removal and impound authority.
  • AB 3043 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) – Pupil nutrition: breakfast and lunch programs.
  • AB 3089 by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) – Student financial aid: Chafee grant awards.
  • AB 3112 by Assemblymember Tim Grayson (D-Concord) – Controlled substances: butane.
  • AB 3142 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Acupuncture Licensure Act: Acupuncture Board.
  • AB 3143 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Tax preparers.
  • AB 3187 by Assemblymember Tim Grayson (D-Concord) – Biomethane: gas corporations: rates: interconnection.
  • AB 3261 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Cannabis.
  • SB 237 by Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles) – Electricity: direct transactions.
  • SB 269 by Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) – Commercial fishing businesses and marine aquaria: landing receipts.
  • SB 502 by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) – Commuter rail systems: availability of automated external defibrillators: Construction Manager/General Contractor Project delivery method: Metrolink commuter rail projects.
  • SB 577 by Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – Public postsecondary education: California Community College Teacher Credentialing Partnership Pilot Program.
  • SB 958 by Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – Davis Joint Unified School District: special taxes: exemptions: teachers and district employees.
  • SB 1110 by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) – Energy: California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program: local publicly owned electric utilities.
  • SB 1119 by Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose) – Low Carbon Transit Operations Program.
  • SB 1147 by Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles) – Offshore oil and gas wells.
  • SB 1192 by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) – Children’s meals.
  • SB 1263 by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) – Ocean Protection Council: Statewide Microplastics Strategy.
  • SB 1335 by Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) –Solid waste: food service packaging: state agencies, facilities, and property.
  • SB 1374 by Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) – State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission: Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program: assessments and forecasts: integrated energy policy report.
  • SB 1406 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) – Public postsecondary education: community college districts: baccalaureate degree pilot program.
  • SB 1408 by Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) – Cigarettes: seizure.
  • SB 1483 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) – Department of Consumer Affairs: Bureau of Household Goods and Services: electronic and appliance repair, home furnishings, and thermal insulation.

The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bills:

  • AB 310 by Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) – Part-time faculty office hours. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1996 by Assemblymember Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) – The California Cannabis Research Program. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 2168 by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) – Special education: teachers: grant program. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 2691 by Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) – Pupil health: pupil and school staff trauma: Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 328 by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) – Pupil attendance: school start time. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 1424 by Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) – Internet: social media: advisory group. A veto message can be found here.

For full text of the bills, visit: