2023 Legislation

Environment & Transportation

SB 84 – Clean Transportation Program Reauthorization and Revitalization
Revitalizes and extends California’s existing Clean Transportation Program (CTP) by prioritizing equity and aligning the program with California’s current environmental and emissions targets.
SB 84 Bill Language 
SB 84 Fact Sheet 

SB 252 – The Fossil Fuel Divestment Act
Prohibits the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) from investing in fossil fuel companies, and provides they divest any current holdings in these companies by 2030, with an additional 5-year off-ramp should the funds encounter specified market conditions.
SB 252 Bill Language 
SB 252 Fact Sheet 

SB 378 – Foam-Free State Parks
Protects our scenic oceans, coastline, and recreational protected areas by prohibiting individuals from bringing expanded polystyrene (EPS) (“Styrofoam”) food containers and coolers onto State Beaches or into State Parks.
SB 378 Bill Language 
SB 378 Fact Sheet 

SB 507 – The Equitable EVs Charging Act
Requires the California Energy Commission (CEC) to quantify electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure needs for multiple underserved groups, including rural, low-income, and disadvantaged communities, and incorporate this information as part of their biennial statewide EV infrastructure assessments.
SB 507 Bill Language 
SB 507 Fact Sheet 

SB 529 – Electric Vehicles for All Act
Expands electric vehicle access for low-income Californians by creating a dedicated grant program to deploy electric vehicle car-sharing programs at 100 public and low-income housing facilities in California.
SB 529 Bill Language 
SB 529 Fact Sheet 

SB 674 – The Refinery Air Pollution Transparency & Reduction Act
Creates a statewide standard for the refinery fence-line monitoring program to ensure that adequate noxious pollutants are measured, and that best practices and technologies are deployed in order to better protect the health and wellbeing of the surrounding communities.
SB 674 Bill Language 
SB 674 Fact Sheet 

SB 695 – The California State Highway Transparency Act
Requires the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to collect, and make available to the public, historical data detailing roadway expansions of the state highway system (SHS) for the past ten years. Additionally, the bill requires Caltrans to report this data every year going forward. The data must include descriptions of lane miles added to the SHS, what purpose the miles serve, and features included in the project, such as complete streets and transit.
SB 695 Bill Language 
SB 695 Fact Sheet 


Economic Development, Women, Children, & Working Families

SB 616 – Paid Sick Days for All Working Californians
Increases the amount paid sick leave days an employer is required to provide an employee from three to seven.
SB 616 Bill Language 
SB 616 Fact Sheet 

Health Access & Affordability

SB 435 - The Latino & Indigenous Disparities Reduction Act
Requires specified state agencies to collect anonymous demographic data of Latinos and Indigenous Californians and requires the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to collect and tabulate data on important health-related outcomes to help address health inequities.
SB 435 Bill Language 
SB 435 Fact Sheet 



SB 394 - Master Plan for Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Schools
Requires the California Energy Commission (CEC) to develop a Master Plan for Healthy, Sustainable, and Climate-Resilient Schools (Master Plan).
SB 394 Bill Language 
SB 394 Fact Sheet