2018 LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

Below is a list of some of the key bills CAM monitored throughout the session. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact CAM’s Advocacy Manager, Pamela Zielske, at advocacy@calmuseums.org or 831-471-9970 x104.

 AB 888 (Low D) Charitable raffles. Opposed by CalNonprofits. CHAPTERED.

 AB 1250 (Jones-Sawyer D) Counties: contracts for personal services. DEAD. CAM joined CalNonprofits’ letter of opposition last session.

 AB 1964 (Maienschein R) Organized camps. DEAD.

 AB 1984 (Garcia, Eduardo D) Museums: California Museums for All. CAM sponsored bill. DEAD.

AB 2252 (Limón D) State grants: state grant administrator. Sponsored by CalNonprofits. CHAPTERED.

 AB 2347 (Gloria D) Gambling: charitable raffles. Sponsored by CalNonprofits. DEAD.

 AB 2614 (Carrillo D) Outdoor experiences: community access program: grant program. VETOED.

 AB 2836 (Gloria D) Native Americans: repatriation. CHAPTERED.

 SB 424 (Allen D) The California Regional Environmental Education Community Network. 2 YEAR BILL. CAM provided a letter of support for this piece of legislation last session. DEAD.

 SB 720 (Allen D) Environmental education: environmental principles and concepts. CAM provided a letter of support. CHAPTERED.

 SB 933 (Allen D) Visual and performing arts education: California Arts Education Act. CAM submitted a letter of support for this bill. Sponsored by California Alliance for Arts Education. VETOED.

 SB 1493 (Committee on Natural Resources and Water) Public resources. This legislation is supported by CAM and would broaden the scope of projects supported through the Museum Grant Program. CHAPTERED.

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2017 LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

Below is a list of some of the key bills CAM monitored throughout the 2017 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.