Oil and gas: hydraulic fracturing, acid well stimulation treatments, steam flooding, water flooding, or cyclic steaming: prohibition: job relocation.

Would prohibit hydraulic fracturing, acid well stimulation treatment, steam flooding, water flooding, or cyclic steaming for the extraction of oil and gas and would require the division to develop and administer a program to identify workers in downstream, midstream, and upstream oil and gas operations who have lost their jobs… Read More

Pupil support services: Healthy Start: Toxic Stress and Trauma Resiliency for Children Program

Would establish the Healthy Start: Toxic Stress & Trauma Resiliency for Children Program which will utilize an evidence-based integrated model that supports children in receiving trauma informed care and wraparound services, establishing a long-term recovery system with services and supports that will be critical for students, families, and communities… Read More

COVID-19 reporting and public health requirements, instruction support grants, the Cal Grant Program, and learning loss mitigation.

(1) Existing law establishes a system of public elementary and secondary education in this state, and authorizes local educational agencies throughout the state to provide instruction to pupils in kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. Existing law establishes procedures for the apportionment of state funds to these local educational… Read More

Domestic violence protective orders: possession of a firearm

Existing law prohibits a person subject to a protective order from owning, possessing, purchasing, or receiving a firearm while that protective order is in effect and orders the restrained person to relinquish any firearm in the person’s immediate possession. This bill would require a court to notify the parties of… Read More

Sexually transmitted disease: testing

Existing law authorizes a health care provider who diagnoses an STD to provide prescription antibiotic drugs to that patient’s sexual partner or partners without examination of that patient’s partner or partners. This bill would name the above practice “expedited partner therapy.” The bill would require a health care provider to… Read More

Whole Child Model program

Would extend the Whole Child Model Program Advisory Group from December 31, 2021 to December 31, 2023. Read More

Foster youth: housing

Would help to prevent homelessness among foster youth by creating a supplement to the Transitional Housing Placement for Non-Minor Dependents in counties where the cost of housing has outpaced that rate. Read More

CalFresh: educational programs

Students who are enrolled in college or other institutions of higher education at least half-time are not eligible for SNAP benefits unless they meet one of several specified exemptions, including participating in specified employment training programs. AB 396 would would require a program that meets the eligibility standards to submit… Read More


Would require bail to be set at $0 for all offenses except serious or violent felonies and would state the intent of the Legislature to enact further changes to current law to ensure that a defendant is not detained pending trial simply due to an inability to pay for the… Read More

Medi-Cal: street medicine and utilization controls

Would require the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to develop a payment mechanism for street medicine, which is a program to provide health care services directly to those living on the streets or who are otherwise unsheltered. Read More