SB 63 - Secondary schools: defibrillators
This bill would require all high schools to acquire and maintain at least one automatic external defibrillator (AED) on campus, and requires that such device is available for use at school-related athletic events. The bill also requires high schools to prepare a written emergency preparedness plan for use of an AED and requires all personnel designated to use the device to complete a certified training course.
SB 67 - Public contracts: small business participation
This bill would require all state agencies, departments, boards and commissions to achieve 25% small business participation goal in state procurement and contracting. The bill also authorizes the Department of General Services to establish policies and procedures to monitor the progress of the agencies toward meeting the goal.
SB 100 - Healing arts
This bill makes numerous changes to the Business and Professions Code relating to the healing arts.
SB 107 - Physical education: California Interscholastic Federation
This bill would reauthorize the operations of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) through January 1, 2022, and requires the CIF to report to the Legislature on or before January 1, 2017.
SB 122 - Health care coverage: dependents
This bill is clean-up legislation relating to the enactment and implementation of last year’s SB 1088 (Price), which requires health plans and insurers to allow parents to maintain their adult children on their health plans until age 26. This bill exempts from those requirements health care service plans or health insurance policies that provide only expected benefits and retiree-only plans and policies. The bill’s provisions were a part of a negotiated agreement on SB 1088, but were inadvertently left out of the bill.
SB 141 - Elections: payment of expenses
This bill authorizes the State to reimburse counties for all expenses incurred as a result of a special election called by the Governor. This bill pertains to special elections to fill a vacancy in the office of State Senator, State Assembly Member or Representative in the United States Congress only, and not statewide ballot measures.
SB 220 - Life insurance: group policies
This bill would provide that coverage for dependent children under a group life insurance policy may continue until age 26 years of age, regardless of the child’s marital status or whether the child is attending an educational institution.
SB 294 - PERS/STRS: emerging managers
This bill would require CalPERS and CalSTRS to develop a five-year plan for expanding their existing emerging manager programs; with an expressed goal of achieving 15% participation of emerging mangers in the management of the system’s asset portfolio, across all asset classes, by July 1, 2017.
SB 295 - Community colleges: airport runway exemption
Existing law prohibits and restricts the proposed construction of a community college facility within 2 miles of an airport runway. This bill would repeal those provisions relating to the relocation of a site within 2 miles of an airport runway. This bill is sponsored by the Los Angeles Community College District (West LA College) that plans to develop land located near LAX for purposes of constructing educational facilities, a convention center and retail space. This project is expected to create more than 1,000 construction jobs and more than 1,000 permanent jobs, and generates tens of millions of dollars in increased economic activity.
SB 411 - Home Care Services Act of 2011
This bill would enact the Home Care Services Act of 2011, which would provide for the licensure and regulation of home care organizations, to be defined by the State Department of Public Health. This bill would specifically exclude from this definition entities that provide services under the IHSS program.
SB 451 - Student financial aid: Cal Grant C awards
This bill is a reintroduction of last year’s SB 957 (Price) that would have required the Student Aid Commission to give priority in granting Cal Grant C awards to students pursing occupational or technical training in areas that meet at least two of the following criteria: high employment need; high salary or wage; high employment growth. The commission would also be required to develop and update every 5 years the areas of occupational or technical training for which students may utilize Cal Grant C awards.
SB 460 - International Trade marketing and promotion
This bill authorizes the Business, Transportation and Housing (BTH) Agency to convene, by March 1, 2012, a statewide business partnership for international trade marketing and promotion to advise the Secretary of BTH on what role the state should play in international trade marketing and promotion.
SB 473 - Pupils: dropout recovery
This legislation is sponsored by the United Teachers of Los Angeles to address the dropout crisis facing our state. Language is currently being developed to create a state policy for providing public schools with incentives for successfully recovering students who are at-risk of dropping out of school.
SB 509 - Textbooks and instructional materials: flexibility
This bill would require that textbooks and instructional materials meet the most recently adopted standards and criteria for instructional material and have copyrights that are not more than 8 years old, unless the requirement is waived by the State Board of Education, as specified. This bill would only allow districts to participate in the state’s flexible funding provisions if they meet the requirements of this bill.
SB 511 - Low-performing schools: pilot schools
This bill would establish a statewide demonstration program to evaluate the use and effectiveness of best practices in persistently low-performing schools. Under the program, eligible public schools may apply for grant funding to implement state approved practices for increasing student achievement and closing the achievement gap. Amendments to this bill will identify a federal source of funding to finance the program.
SB 512 - Academic Performance Index: numerically significant subgroups
This bill would define, for purpose of developing an Academic Performance Index (API), a “numerically significant pupil subgroup” as one that consists of at least 10 pupils each for whom has a valid test score. Under existing law, a numerically significant pupil subgroup is defined as one that either consists of at least 50 pupils each of whom has a valid test score, or one that constitutes at least 15 percent of the total population of pupils at a school who have valid test scores. This bill incorporates the recommendation of the African American Advisory Committee to the State Board of Education, which concluded that more than 14,000 African American students statewide were not included as a part of the last API because they were not considered “numerically significant.”
SB 538 - Healing arts
The bill states legislative intent to make substantive changes to the Business and Professions Code relating to the healing arts.
SB 539 - Nursing
This bill is a part of the sunset review package and would extend the operations of the Board of Registered Nurses and the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians until January 1, 2016.
SB 540 - Dentistry
This bill is a part of the sunset review package and would extend the operations of the Dental Board until January 1, 2016.
SB 541 - Contractor’s License Board
This bill is a part of the sunset review package and would extend the operations of the Contractor’s License Board until January 1, 2016.
SB 542 - Professions and vocations: regulatory boards
This bill is a part of the sunset review package and would extend the operations of the Board of Accountancy and the Professional Fiduciaries Bureau until January 1, 2016.
SB 543 - Professions and vocations: regulatory boards
This bill is a part of the sunset review package and would extend the operations of the Architects Board, the Landscape Architects Technical Committee, the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologist, the State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind, and the State Athletic Commission until January 1, 2016; except the State Board of Guide Dog for the Blind, which would be extended until January 1, 2014.
SB 544 - Healing arts
This bill makes technical, non-substantive changes to the Business and Professions Code, relating to the healing arts.
SB 566 - Alcoholic beverages: tied house restrictions
This bill would include a distilled spirits wholesaler in statutory provisions prohibiting a licensed retailer from being obligated to purchase or sell alcoholic beverages of any licensee conducting market research.
SB 596 - Insurance: disclosures
Existing law requires an insurer, upon receiving notice of a claim, to immediately, but not more than 15 calendar days after receipt, provide the insured with a legible reproduction of the specified sections of the Insurance Code, with at least 12-point type, detailing acts prohibited as unfair trade practices, as specified. Among its numerous provisions, this bill would require that the contents of the written notice be changed and be in at least 10-point type.
SB 671 - Shorthand reporters: continuing education requirement
This bill would require the Court Reporters Board of California to establish, on or before July 1, 2012, to adopt minimum continuing education requirements for renewal of a shorthand reporter’s certificate, with certain exceptions, and requires the board to establish a procedure for approving providers of continuing education courses, as specified.
SB 706 - Real estate
This bill states that protecting the public shall be the highest priority of the Department of Real Estate in carrying out its regulatory functions.
SB 733 - High-speed rail: business plan: contracts: small businesses
This bill would require the High-Speed Rail Authority to include in the business plan, to be submitted on January 1, 2012 a strategy for ensuring the participation of small businesses in contracts awarded by the state or federal government.
SB 734 - High-speed rail: small business participation goals
This bill would extend the state’s 25% small business participation goal to the High-Speed Rail Authority.
SB 735 - High-speed rail: contracts
This bill would require the High-Speed Rail Authority, in awarding contracts, to require that 25% of the workforce used at each worksite be from the local workforce.
SB 756 - Sex offender registration
This bill, it its current form, is a placeholder for proposed changes to the Penal Code to enact provisions relating to the registration of sex offenders.
SB 789 - Advisory Committee on Creative and Innovative Index
This bill would establish a 15-member Advisory Committee on Creative and Innovative Education to develop an index to measure creative opportunities for pupils in schools and to make recommendations on what should be included in the index and on ways to foster creative and innovative education in public schools.
SB 844 - Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital: dietary department
Existing law requires general acute care hospitals to maintain dietary services for its patients. This bill would allow such services to be provided in another hospital if that hospital is immediately adjacent to the hospital that is no longer providing the service. This bill is intended to address an issue at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital which must close its dietary services department in order to help facilitate reconstruction at the hospital. Dietary services will be relocated at another hospital that is situated across the street and connected by an overpass.
SB 875 - Rental vehicles
This bill makes conforming changes to the Business and Professions Code relating to non-passenger rental and rental truck.
SB 66 - California Small Business Expansion Fund.
SB 875 - Qualified securities offerings: exemption.
SB 957 - Student financial aid: Cal Grant C awards.
SB 975 - Tissue bank licensing.
SB 994 - Elections: payment of expenses.
SB 1076 - Income taxes: voluntary contributions: Arts Council.
SB 1088 - Health care coverage.
SB 1108 - Public contracts: small business participation.
SB 1175 - California Travel and Tourism Commission: trade promotion.
SB 1215 - Public contracts: architectural and engineering services firms: prequalification lists.
SB 1341 - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority: contracting.
SB 1359 - Public social services: food stamps.
SB 1375 - Telephone corporations: residential telephone service: 911 calls.
SB 1409 - Medi-Cal: hospital demonstration project funding: County of Los Angeles
SB 1427 - Foreclosures: property maintenance.
SB 1434 - Voter registration: affidavits: rebuttable presumptions.
SB 1439 - Horse racing: minisatellite wagering facilities.
SB 1448 - School accountability: low-performing schools.
SB 1453 - CalWORKs and food stamps.
SB 1459 - Disturbing the public peace.
SBX3 58 - Regional centers: purchase of consumer services.
SR 24 - Senate Resolution
AB 29 - Health care coverage.
AB 30 - Elections: voter registration.
AB 31 - Public contracts: Small Business Procurement and Contract Act.
AB 32 - Elections: 26th Senatorial District.
AB 57 - University of California hospitals: staffing.
AB 100 - Pupil Athletic Access and Safety Program pilot project.
AB 106 - Elections: voter registration.
AB 173 - Low-performing schools.
AB 177 - Economic development: California Urban Communities Collaborative Initiative Act of 2009.
AB 246 - Horse racing: deductions and distributions: trust funds: harness and quarter horse racing.
AB 304 - Child Care and Development Services Act: alternative payment programs.
AB 309 - Public contracts: small business participation.
AB 310 - Employment: California Green Workforce Partnership Demonstration Program.
AB 462 - Public postsecondary education: systemwide fees: limitations: tax levy.
AB 602 - Health care coverage: prescriptions.
AB 603 - Mortgages and deeds of trust: foreclosure: tenants in possession of property.
AB 864 - Horse racing: racetrack improvement contracting: small business and disabled veteran business enterprises.
AB 865 - Emergencies: communication.
AB 873 - Vehicles: duplicate or substitute certificate
AB 888 - Alcoholic beverages: open containers: school grounds.
AB 1142 - Medi-Cal: proof of eligibility.
AB 1144 - Health care coverage: prescriptions.
AB 1145 - Architects: fees.
AB 1347 - Water resources: desalination.
ACR 53 - Autism Awareness Month.
HR 9 - House Resolution
HR 18 - House Resolution
ABX4 19 - Elections: 26th Senatorial District.
AB 119 - Elections: payment of expenses.
AB 124 - Meal and rest periods.
AB 174 - Civil service: employment discrimination.
AB 175 - Cal Grant B awards: access costs.
AB 232 - Housing and community development: Economic Opportunity Initiative Program.
AB 241 - Horse racing: satellite wagering.
AB 288 - Voter intimidation: Voter Intimidation Restitution Fund.
AB 355 - Elections: voter registration: provisional ballots.
AB 438 - Schools: accountability.
AB 603 - Voter registration: confidentiality.
AB 610 - Small Business Expansion Fund.
AB 628 - Meal and rest periods: pool lifeguards.
AB 630 - Air emissions standards: EPA waiver.
AB 979 - Alcoholic beverages: licensees: advertising.
AB 982 - Alcoholic beverages: licensees: advertising.
AB 984 - Vote by mail voter's ballots: postage.
AB 1211 - Depositions: costs.
AB 1213 - Local governments: housing elements.
AB 1289 - Fairs: out-of-zone, out-of-state, and out-of-country races: harness racing: workers' compensation.
AB 1300 - The Family Connection and Young Offender Rehabilitation Act of 2007.
AB 1384 - Health facilities: public notice.
AB 1386 - Public social services: assistance during health-related and alternative site appointments.
AB 1596 - Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control: report: enforcement.
AB 1597 - Peace officers.
AB 1598 - Alcoholic beverages: places of consumption.
AB 1666 - Meal and rest periods: stage assistants.
AB 1819 - Elections: voter registration.
AB 2125 - Supplemental local law enforcement funding.
AB 2206 - Economic development: small business development centers.
AB 2208 - Public health: lupus.
AB 2210 - Dentistry: emergency services.
AB 2244 - University of California hospitals: staffing.
AB 2307 - Telephone services: change in telephone service provider.
AB 2325 - Curriculum: African, Asian, and Latin American cultures.
AB 2328 - Public employment: agency shops: in-home supportive services.
AB 2333 - Public safety agencies: conduct policy.
AB 2376 - Small and Emerging Contractors Technical Assistance Program.
AB 2400 - Hospitals: closure.
AB 2438 - Schools: accountability.
AB 2477 - California Green Jobs Act of 2008: job training: green jobs.
AB 2773 - Public contracts: Small Business Procurement and Contract Act.
AB 3072 - Tribal gaming: compact ratification.
ACA 1 - Elections: redistricting.
ACR 47 - National Multicultural Cancer Awareness Week.
ACR 67 - Voter Registration Month.
ACR 69 - Compton Community College: Task Force on the Future of Compton Community College.
ACR 81 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
AJR 34 - National Lupus Awareness Month.
AJR 48 - Postsecondary education: student financial aid