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2019 - 2020 Legislation

AB 49, California Voter Protection Act of 2019, expands and protects voters' rights by strengthening the vote-by-mail process and requiring ballots be mailed to voters 29 days before election day.

AB 164 protects survivors of domestic violence by allowing California courts to honor firearm prohibitions that are part of out-of-state restraining orders.

AB 176 requires the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority to evaluate a project's impact on permanent job creation in California.

AB 201, Text Message DISCLOSE Act, helps further transparency in our politics by requiring mass campaign text messages to include "paid-for-by" disclosures, allowing California voters to see who is paying for them.

AB 303 prevents the early release of sexually violent predators without a trial.

AB 463 allows part-time college faculty to receive employment certification so they can apply for federal student debt relief.

AB 477 ensures that representatives from access and functional needs populations are included in local emergency transportation planning.

AB 639 initiates a stakeholder process to engage those most impacted by the transition to a lower-carbon economy at Southern California’s largest seaports.

AB 672 precludes retired state employees from returning to perform duties or activities previously restricted from performing at the time of their retirement.

AB 1000 strengthens sexual assault policies on college campuses by requiring annual updates of sexual assault policies and allowing sexual assault counselors, students, faculty, and staff to contribute to the policy review process.

AB 2606 extends the existing requirement that state prisons and state hospitals update a statewide information database about offenders under their supervision every 10 days to county probation departments.

AB 2730 ensures that counties and cities benefit from sharing resources, such as paratransit vehicles, drivers, equipment, and providing logistical support to meet evacuation needs during declared emergencies, disasters, or public health emergencies and facilitate potential collaborative efforts.