SB 1212 - An Act to Add Chapter 5.5 (Commencing with Section 108667) to Part 3 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Cellular Telephones.

Cellular telephone devices: specific absorption rate disclosure. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law regulates the labeling requirements for various consumer products.

This bill would require specific language relating to the specific absorption rate, as defined, to be included at the point of sale on the Internet Web site of a phone service provider or manufacturer, on the exterior packaging, and in the instruction manuals of cellular telephone devices, as defined, that… More
Existing law regulates the labeling requirements for various consumer products.

This bill would require specific language relating to the specific absorption rate, as defined, to be included at the point of sale on the Internet Web site of a phone service provider or manufacturer, on the exterior packaging, and in the instruction manuals of cellular telephone devices, as defined, that are sold in the State of California. Hide
 
Status:
The bill was voted on by the Senate on June 3, 2010. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on June 3, 2010.

voted YES: 36 voted NO: 0
2 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Chapter 5.5 (Commencing with Section 108667) to Part 3 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Cellular Telephones.

SB 1212 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law regulates the labeling requirements for various consumer products.

This bill would require specific language relating to the specific absorption rate, as defined, to be included at the point of sale on the Internet Web site of a phone service provider or manufacturer, on the exterior packaging, and in the instruction manuals of cellular telephone devices, as defined, that are sold in the State of California.
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Title
An Act to Add Chapter 5.5 (Commencing with Section 108667) to Part 3 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Cellular Telephones.
Author(s)
Mark Leno
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Cellular telephone devices: specific absorption rate disclosure
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/18/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Senate Committee on Environmental Quality4/19/2010
    Failed passage in Senate6/03/2010
    Passed Senate6/03/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenate Committee on Environmental QualityDo pass as amended.4/19/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality
    4 voted YES 2 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB1212 Leno6/03/2010This bill DID NOT PASS the Senate
    16 voted YES 14 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB1212 Leno Reconsider6/03/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
    36 voted YES 0 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/18/2010
    2/18/2010Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
    2/19/2010From print. May be acted upon on or after March 21.
    3/11/2010To Com. on EQ.
    3/26/2010Set for hearing April 19.
    select this voteVote4/19/2010Do pass as amended.
    4/21/2010From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 4. Noes 2. Page 3300.)
    4/22/2010Read second time. Amended. To third reading.
    5/28/2010Read third time. Amended. To second reading.
    6/01/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    6/03/2010Read third time. Refused passage. (Ayes 16. Noes 14. Page 3794.) Motion to reconsider made by Senator Leno. Reconsideration granted. (Ayes 36. Noes 0. Page 3795.)
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage6/03/2010Senate 3rd Reading SB1212 Leno
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage6/03/2010Senate 3rd Reading SB1212 Leno Reconsider
    6/24/2010Placed on inactive file on request of Senator Leno.
    11/30/2010Died on file.

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    4 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Add Chapter 5.5 (Commencing with Section 108667) to Part 3 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Cellular Telephones.: Senate 3rd Reading SB1212 Leno Reconsider

    4 organizations supported this bill

    Breast Cancer Fund
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    Consumer Federation of California
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    Environmental Working Group
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    National Nurses United
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.

    9 organizations opposed this bill

    AT&T
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    California Chamber of Commerce
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    California Grocers Association
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    California Manufacturers & Technology Association
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    Consumer Electronics Association
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    Consumer Electronics Retailers Coalition
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    Cricket
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    CVS Caremark
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.
    TechNet
    SENATE RULES COMMITTEE (2010, June 3). Bill Analysis SB 1212 6/03/2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010, from Official California Legislative Information.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010.
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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$26,750Not Voting
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$22,726$21,050Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0Yes
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$6,500$95,500Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$10,900$20,800Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$6,100$109,788Yes
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$18,500$21,500Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$3,500$95,835Yes
    Dave CoxRCA-1$1,500$37,100Not Voting
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$23,300$57,550Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$2,000$15,000Yes
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$2,500$64,520Yes
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$2,000$3,000Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$29,950$22,050Yes
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$2,000$51,900Yes
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$8,500Yes
    Bob HuffRCA-29$2,990$49,415Yes
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$19,200$50,969Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$35,600$42,425Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$12,200$45,325Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$11,200$14,050Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$16,000$54,370Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$8,500$33,450Yes
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$15,000$114,064Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$32,750$19,579Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$28,100$76,327Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$2,500$11,250Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$1,000$75,650Yes
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$19,800$42,650Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$32,031$111,900Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$5,600$103,100Yes
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$4,000$94,350Yes
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$5,500$23,300Yes
    Lois WolkDCA-5$38,528$18,250Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$9,500$92,463Yes
    Mark WylandRCA-38$1,000$33,250Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$16,495$61,950Yes

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$26,750Not Voting
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$22,726$21,050Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0Yes
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$6,500$95,500Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$10,900$20,800Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$6,100$109,788Yes
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$18,500$21,500Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$3,500$95,835Yes
    Dave CoxRCA-1$1,500$37,100Not Voting
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$23,300$57,550Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$2,000$15,000Yes
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$2,500$64,520Yes
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$2,000$3,000Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$29,950$22,050Yes
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$2,000$51,900Yes
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$8,500Yes
    Bob HuffRCA-29$2,990$49,415Yes
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$19,200$50,969Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$35,600$42,425Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$12,200$45,325Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$11,200$14,050Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$16,000$54,370Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$8,500$33,450Yes
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$15,000$114,064Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$32,750$19,579Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$28,100$76,327Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$2,500$11,250Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$1,000$75,650Yes
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$19,800$42,650Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$32,031$111,900Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$5,600$103,100Yes
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$4,000$94,350Yes
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$5,500$23,300Yes
    Lois WolkDCA-5$38,528$18,250Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$9,500$92,463Yes
    Mark WylandRCA-38$1,000$33,250Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$16,495$61,950Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Health worker unions$360,631
    Environmental policy$45,890
    Health & welfare policy$42,449
    Consumer groups$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Telecommunications$996,737
    Drug stores$185,779
    Food stores$141,100
    Computer manufacture & services$134,211
    Manufacturing$123,531
    Paging & cellular phones and services$111,514
    Chambers of commerce$98,555
    Communications & electronics$27,500
    Consumer electronics & computer stores$0
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