Sacramento CA – Today, the California legislature passed Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s bill that protects ratepayers of electrical companies from their money being used in wildfire settlement agreements by a 68-0 vote.
Assembly Bill 2374 by Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) passed the Senate and was sent to Governor Gavin Newsom for his consideration. AB 2374 strengthens fines against those caught illegally dumping garbage and waste, provides judges with flexibility to add penalties against the violator, and creates accessible public information for consumers regarding which companies are acting illegally.
Today, Assembly Bill 2374 by Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) passed the Senate and was sent to Governor Gavin Newsom for his consideration. AB 2374 strengthens fines against those caught illegally dumping garbage and waste, provides judges with flexibility to add penalties against the violator, and creates accessible public information for consumers regarding whic
A relatively new bill by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda), AB 1242, added in June, would prohibit the arrest in California of anyone involved in providing or accessing an abortion. It would prohibit law enforcement in California from cooperating with out-of-state abortion investigations. Bauer-Kahan also authored AB 1666, which protects Californians from civil judgments based on laws in other states that are hostile to abortion rights. That went into immediate effect after the governor signed it in June.
In the future, there will be a number to call for help, much like 911, yet different. It will be like a suicide crisis line, but better. On the other end of the line will be trained and experienced counselors adept at assisting people in the midst of mental health crises. They will be able to field questions and offer resources to families and friends concerned for the well-being of their loved ones.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Friday signed into law a bill to protect abortion providers and patients from bans, lawsuits and penalties in other states.
Long before the Supreme Court’s bombshell decision Friday overturning Roe v. Wade, transforming reproductive rights for the first time in 50 years, California had laws protecting access to an abortion within its own borders.
Now, with Friday’s ruling, Democratic leaders are rapidly moving to shore up and expand access to abortion during this year’s legislative session, taking steps to protect doctors and secure the state’s “safe harbor” for those seeking abortions.
California lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that aims to protect abortion providers and patients seeking abortion care in the state from civil action started in another state.
Assembly Bill 1666 next heads to the desk of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is supportive of abortion rights. It would take effect immediately with his signature.
Sacramento CA – Today, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s bill AB 1666 passed off the Senate floor to head directly to Governor Newsom’s desk. AB 1666 protects those in California from civil liability for providing, aiding, or receiving abortion care.