Sacramento, CA – Today in a virtual signing ceremony, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s (D-Orinda) bill, AB 1356, which secures a patient’s right to access reproductive healthcare safely and privately.
The agreement between environmental advocates, the State Legislature- championed by Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan and Senator Glazer, the Governor and California Department of Parks and Recreation will protect Tesla Park and relocate OHV activity to a more suitable location
Sacramento, CA – On the same day that the nation’s most restrictive abortion law went into effect in Texas, the California State Senate passed Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s (D-Orinda) AB 1356 on a 28-10 vote. AB 1356 adds extensive protections for patients and providers at reproductive health clinics and is sponsored by Planned Parenthood of California.
Sacramento, CA –AB 439 has been signed by Governor Newsom. By adding a nonbinary option to death certificates this bill builds on the legislature’s work to make all legal documents accurate and affirming.
Sacramento, CA – Today AB 378 and AB 439 passed the legislature today with bipartisan support and are now headed to the Governor’s desk.
Sacramento, CA – Yesterday, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s (D-Orinda) bill, AB 1356, passed off the Assembly Floor with a party line vote of 59-17.
Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s (D-Orinda) landmark mental health emergency crisis response legislation, AB 988, The Miles Hall Lifeline and Suicide Prevention Act, passed off the Assembly floor today with a vote of 70-0.
Legislation introduced today will transform the way California responds to mental health emergencies to ensure those in crisis receive the urgent care they need.
AB 529 would require that electrical utilities like PG&E give 48 hours’ notice to local fire districts when conducting potentially dangerous maintenance in high fire-risk areas
AB 439 would codify inclusive gender identity options on death certificates, bringing these documents in line with California’s existing nonbinary options on driver’s licenses and birth certificates.