From the Capitol

Bills Signed Into Law!

December 01, 2023

News From the Capitol 

Learn About Bills I Authored and Joint-Authored That Were Signed Into Law This Year

Bills Signed Into Law: As this legislative cycle has come to an end, it has been a year full of many legislative accomplishments. Much of this success is due to the input received from local residents like yourself. I appreciate your active participation in the legislative process through your calls, emails, and letters. Your contribution has helped shape policies for both the District and the state. Take a look at some of the accomplishments that have been achieved this year! You can read all about the bills below on my website under 2023 Legislation

Key Bills Signed by the Governor

  • SB 616 Increases the number of paid sick days employers must provide California employees from three to five days a year
  • SJR 2 Declares California as the largest economy to endorse a global treaty to phase out fossil fuel production
  • SB 695 Enhances accountability for California’s state highway system by requiring Caltrans to disclose planning data
  • SB 633 Allows public universities to award grants to California Dream Act-eligible students
  • SB 498 Strengthens enforcement of laws prohibiting the sale of alcohol to a person under the age of 21 by increasing fines and enhancing disciplinary action that can be taken by the state
  • SB 369 Builds a more inclusive K-12 curriculum that incorporates the Vietnamese-American refugee experience and Cambodian-American history and heritage
  • SB 150 Advances equity and high-road job standards for publicly-funded projects and secures $50 million for workforce training programs
  • AB 126 Secures $2.25 billion for California’s transition to clean and equitable transportation over the next decade
  • SB 146 Streamlines transportation and water infrastructure projects