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Gov. Newsom Has Until Sunday October 13 to Sign or Veto Bills

How many thousands of bills will have crossed the governor’s desk this session?

By Katy Grimes, October 12, 2019 9:53 am

California Globe contributor Chris Micheli reports through Friday, October 11, Governor Gavin Newsom has acted on 809 bills out of the 1,042 sent to him. He has signed 763 and vetoed 46 bills (5.7% veto rate). That leaves 233 bills before tomorrow night’s October 13 deadline.

2019 Legislative Session in Review Bills Introduced:

Senate 792 Assembly 1,833 Total: 2,625

Highest Number of Bills Authored by Senators (who have a cap of 40 bills per 2-year session):

Galgiani – 27 Hueso – 26 Hertzberg, Nielsen, Portantino – 25 Dodd, Stern, Wiener – 24

Highest Number of Bills Authored by Assembly Members (who have a cap of 50 bills per 2-year session):

Frazier – 36 Burke – 32 Gonzalez – 31 Bonta, Carrillo, Levine, Low – 30 Irwin, Voepel – 28

Senate Committees with the Highest Number of Bills Referred to the committee (based on original committee reference):

Education – 167 (49 SBs and 118 ABs) Health – 150 (52 SBs and 98 ABs) Public Safety – 149 (62 SBs and 87 ABs) Judiciary – 123 (32 SBs and 91 ABs) Governance & Finance – 120 (52 SBs and 68 ABs)

Assembly Committees with the Highest Number of Bills Referred to the committee (based on original committee reference):

Public Safety – 217 (165 ABs and 52 SBs) Health – 202 (158 ABs and 44 SBs) Education – 138 (114 ABs and 24 SBs) Transportation – 138 (111 ABs and 27 SBs) Natural Resources – 124 (103 ABs and 21 SBs)

 

At 9:40 Friday evening, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he signed the following bills:

  • AB 25 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Arcadia) – California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
  • AB 263 by Assemblymember Autumn Burke (D-Inglewood) – Taxation: tax expenditures: information.
  • AB 423 by Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) – San Diego County Air Pollution Control District: members and duties.
  • AB 430 by Assemblymember James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) – Housing development: Camp Fire Housing Assistance Act of 2019.
  • AB 567 by Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) – Long-term care insurance.
  • AB 723 by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) – Transactions and use taxes: County of Alameda: Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District.
  • AB 874 by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) – California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
  • AB 1129 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Arcadia) – Privacy.
  • AB 1130 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) – Personal information: data breaches.
  • AB 1146 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) – California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: exemptions: vehicle information.
  • AB 1191 by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) – State Lands Commission: exchange of trust lands: City of Oakland: Howard Terminal property: Oakland Waterfront Sports and Mixed-Use Project, Waterfront Access, Environmental Justice, and Revitalization Act.
  • AB 1202 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Arcadia) – Privacy: data brokers.
  • AB 1232 by Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) – Affordable housing: weatherization.
  • AB 1290 by Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) – Water projects: financial assistance and construction financing: Pure Water San Diego Program.
  • AB 1354 by Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Juvenile court school pupils: joint transition planning policy: individualized transition plan.
  • AB 1355 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Arcadia) – Personal information.
  • AB 1413 by Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) – Transportation: transactions and use taxes.
  • AB 1564 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) – Consumer privacy: consumer request for disclosure methods.
  • AB 1588 by Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) – Drinking water and wastewater operator certification programs.
  • SB 8 by Senator Steven Glazer (D-Orinda) – State parks: state beaches: smoking ban.
  • SB 293 by Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) – Infrastructure financing districts: formation: issuance of bonds: City of Oakland.

The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bills:

  • AB 556 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) – Outdoor experiences: community access program: grant program. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1086 by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) – Off-highway vehicular recreation: Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area: Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1195 by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) – California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Low-Carbon Fuel Standard regulations. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1322 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) – School-based health programs. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1407 by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) – Reckless driving: speed contests: vehicle impoundment. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1578 by Assemblymember Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) – School Pavement to Parks Grant Program. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1718 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) – State parks: state beaches: smoking ban. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 468 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) – Taxation: tax expenditures: California Tax Expenditure Review Board. A veto message can be found here.

 

For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov

Katy Grimes

Katy Grimes, the Editor of the California Globe, is a long-time Investigative Journalist covering the California State Capitol, and the co-author of California's War Against Donald Trump: Who Wins? Who Loses?
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