Women’s Caucus Addresses Priorities and Issues Affecting California

New Legislation to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden and Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author, introduced Assembly Bill 979, legislation that requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021.

AB 2990: Homeschool Charters & Taxpayer Education Funding

Bill would ensure appropriate oversight and transparency of public funds

(Sacramento) – Legislation introduced by Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) would require state oversight and rules for homeschool charters and the appropriate use of public school funds with affiliated charter vendors.

Bill to Allow Composting of Human Remains Introduced

(Sacramento) –  Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today introduced Assembly Bill 2592 which would give Californians another legal option for human remains: they can have their bodies turned into soil.

There Ought To Be A Law Contest Winners Picked

(Sacramento) –  Two new ideas, which came from constituents, were introduced by Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens). Both concepts were submitted via Garcia’s There Ought To Be A Law Contest (TOTBAL), which she runs every year.

Bill Introduced to Require Accountability from Local Agency Associations

(Sacramento) –  After several reports of inappropriate behavior at events sponsored by the California Contract Cities Association, Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) has introduced legislation that will provide accountability and transparency of taxpayer dollars that flow to associations of local agencies or districts.

Lead Bill Package

Sacramento – A coalition of Democrats introduced a package of legislation to address the findings of a state audit report which found over a million children did not receive their required blood lead tests and services.  This legislation, which is in direct response to the State Auditor’s Report, Childhood Lead Levels: Millions of Children in Medi-Cal Have Not Received Requ

Menstrual Equity Bill Package

Menstrual Equity Bill Package
AB 31- Ax the Tax, AB 1989- Ingredient Disclosure, AB 2003- Menstrual Product Access