2024 Legislation


SB 252 – The Fossil Fuel Divestment Act
Two-year bill
Senate Bill (SB) 252 will prohibit the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) from investing in fossil fuel companies, and provide they divest any current holdings in these companies by 2031, with an additional 5-year off-ramp should the funds encounter specified market conditions.
SB 252 Bill Language
SB 252 Fact Sheet 

SB 674 – The Refinery Pollution Reduction & Transparency Act
Two-year bill
Senate Bill (SB) 674 will create 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 934 – Clean Freight Infrastructure Deployment Team
Senate Bill (SB) 934 will create a Central Delivery Team at the California Energy Commission (CEC) and California Transportation Commission (CTC) to facilitate the build-out of freight zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure needed to meet our state climate goals and regulations.
SB 934 Bill Language
SB 934 Fact Sheet 

SB 1182 – Climate Resilient Schools Act
Requires the California Energy Commission (CEC) to develop a Master Plan for Healthy, Sustainable, and Climate-Resilient Schools (Master Plan).
SB 1182 Bill Language
SB 1182 Fact Sheet 

SB 1308 – Ozone Safe Air Cleaners 
Senate Bill (SB) 1308 would direct the California Air Resource Board (CARB) to update and adopt regulations that will reduce the allowable level of ozone emissions from air cleaners sold in California from 0.05 parts per million (ppm) to 0.005 ppm.
SB 1308 Bill Language
SB 1308 Fact Sheet 


Digital Inclusion, Tech Equity & Innovation

SB 1235 – Artificial Intelligence and Deepfake Study Initiative
Senate Bill (SB) 1235 will require a public institute of higher education to establish an Artificial Intelligence and Deepfake Working Group (Working Group) to study the risks, impacts, benefits, and legal implications of artificial intelligence (AI) and deepfakes.
SB 1235 Bill Language
SB 1235 Fact Sheet 


SB 1016 – Latino and Indigenous Health Disparities Reduction Act
Requires the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and the Department of Social Services (DSS), to collect and disaggregate anonymous demographic health data on the ancestry or ethnic origin of specified Latino, and Indigenous Peoples.
SB 1016 Bill Language
SB 1016 Fact Sheet 

SB 1131 – Enhancing Family Planning Accessibility
Senate Bill (SB) 1131 would increase access to the Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (Family PACT) Program by expanding the definition of who can certify a clinic to provide Family PACT services. In addition, it allows an affiliate primary care clinic to enroll multiple sites under one site certifier.
SB 1131 Bill Language
SB 1131 Fact Sheet 

Public Safety

SB 1253 – Enhanced Firearm Safety Certifications Act
Senate Bill (SB) 1253 will require individuals who possess a firearm, and those who move to California with firearms, to maintain a valid and unexpired Firearm Safety Certificate.
SB 1253 Bill Language
SB 1253 Fact Sheet 

Good Governance, Transparency, and Accountability 

SB 991 – LAUSD Office of Inspector General
Senate Bill (SB) 991 will establish the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) permanently. By doing so, the OIG will have the authority to continue performing audits, investigations, and issuing subpoenas to prevent, detect, and deter fraud, waste, and abuse in the district’s various programs, contracts, and construction projects – a responsibility it has carried out for twenty-five years.
SB 991 Bill Language
SB 991 Fact Sheet 

SB 1337 – Referendum Funding Transparency
Senate Bill (SB) 1337 will provide California voters with additional transparency about the entities and corporations that fund referendum measures to overturn existing law.
SB 1337 Bill Language
SB 1337 Fact Sheet 

SB 1376 – Local Contracting Transparency Act
Senate Bill (SB) 1376 would create a pilot program to implement and study best practices for transparency in public contracting by local governments.
SB 1376 Bill Language
SB 1376 Fact Sheet