CAM 2017 State of State

Are you interested in learning about the 2017 California Legislative Session? Check out this pre-recorded webinar




2017 LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

The Legislature adjourned on September 15, 2017. Below is a list of some of the key bills CAM monitored throughout this legislative session. Looking for additional information on any of these bills? Contact CAM’s Advocacy Manager, Pamela Zielske, at advocacy@calmuseums.org or 831-471-9970 x104.

AB 206 (Gonzalez Fletcher) Worker’s compensation: employees. 2 YEAR

AB 228 (Gloria) Collectibles: sale of autographed memorabilia. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 269 (Waldron) California Arts Council. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 297 (Levine) Alcoholic beverages: licenses: wine and food cultural museum and education center. CHAPTERED.

AB 565 (Bloom) Building standards: alternative building regulations: artists’ housing. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 738 (Limón) Pupil instruction: Native American studies: model curriculum. CHAPTERED.

AB 761 (Mullin) Pupil assessment: history-social science assessments. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 783 (Weber) California Commission for the preservation of African American History, Culture, and Institutions. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 978 (Limón) Employment safety: injury and illness prevention program. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 1157 (Mullin) School property: school district advisory committees: teacher and school district employee housing: property tax exemption. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 1187 (Garcia, E.) Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2017. 2 YEAR BILL.

AB 1193 (Gloria) Property tax: welfare exemption: low-income housing. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

AB 1250 (Jones-Sawyer) Counties: contracts for personal services. 2 YEAR BILL.CAM joined CalNonprofits in opposing this bill.

AB 1358 (Cooley) State parks: California Admission Day: discounted admission. Enrolled and presented to the Governor. VETOED.

AB 1455 (Bocanegra) The California Public Records Act: exemptions. Enrolled and presented to the Governor. CHAPTERED.

SB 5 (De Leon) California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018. Enrolled and presented to the Governor. CAM provided support in the form of a letter and individual meetings with key legislative offices.

SB 73 (Hueso) Official state ship of discovery. 2 YEAR BILL.

SB 92 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review) Public Resources. CHAPTERED.

SB 290 (Jackson) Marine mammals and sea turtles: entanglement and stranding: emergency rescue services grants. Enrolled and presented to the Governor.

SB 424 (Allen) The California Regional Environmental Education Community Network. CAM provided support in the form of a letter. 2 YEAR BILL.

SB 777 (Allen) School accountability: professional development: visual and performing arts. 2 YEAR BILL.