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AB 2490 - An Act to Add Chapter 4 (Commencing with Section 1840) to Division 8 of the Military and Veterans Code, and to Add Article 6 (Commencing with Section 2695) to Chapter 4 of Title 1 of Part 3 to the Penal Code, Relating to Veterans.

Veterans: correctional counselors. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law establishes the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is responsible for administering various programs and services for the benefit of veterans. Existing law also authorizes each county board of supervisors to appoint a county veterans service officer to perform specified veterans-related services, including assisting veterans in pursuing claims for federal or state veterans’… More
Existing law establishes the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is responsible for administering various programs and services for the benefit of veterans. Existing law also authorizes each county board of supervisors to appoint a county veterans service officer to perform specified veterans-related services, including assisting veterans in pursuing claims for federal or state veterans’ benefits.

This bill would require the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to develop guidance policies to assist veterans who are inmates in pursuing claims for federal veterans’ benefits, or in establishing rights to any other privilege, preference, care, or compensation provided under federal or state law because of honorable service in the military. The bill would authorize the department to coordinate with the Department of Veterans Affairs and county veterans service officers or veterans service organizations in developing the policies. Hide
 
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on August 28, 2012.

voted YES: 80 voted NO: 0
0 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Chapter 4 (Commencing with Section 1840) to Division 8 of the Military and Veterans Code, and to Add Article 6 (Commencing with Section 2695) to Chapter 4 of Title 1 of Part 3 to the Penal Code, Relating to Veterans.

AB 2490 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law establishes the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is responsible for administering various programs and services for the benefit of veterans. Existing law also authorizes each county board of supervisors to appoint a county veterans service officer to perform specified veterans-related services, including assisting veterans in pursuing claims for federal or state veterans’ benefits.

This bill would require the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to develop guidance policies to assist veterans who are inmates in pursuing claims for federal veterans’ benefits, or in establishing rights to any other privilege, preference, care, or compensation provided under federal or state law because of honorable service in the military. The bill would authorize the department to coordinate with the Department of Veterans Affairs and county veterans service officers or veterans service organizations in developing the policies.
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Title
An Act to Add Chapter 4 (Commencing with Section 1840) to Division 8 of the Military and Veterans Code, and to Add Article 6 (Commencing with Section 2695) to Chapter 4 of Title 1 of Part 3 to the Penal Code, Relating to Veterans.
Author(s)
Betsy Butler
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Veterans: correctional counselors
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/24/2012
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Public Safety4/10/2012
    Passed Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs4/24/2012
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/25/2012
    Passed Assembly5/30/2012
    Passed Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs6/26/2012
    Passed Senate Committee on Public Safety7/03/2012
    Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/06/2012
    Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/16/2012
    Passed Senate8/23/2012
    Passed Assembly8/28/2012
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/11/2012
    Became law (chaptered).9/20/2012
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Public SafetyDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Veterans Affairs.4/10/2012This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Public Safety
    5 voted YES 0 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Veterans AffairsDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/24/2012This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs
    8 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.5/25/2012This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    17 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 2490 BUTLER Assembly Third Reading5/30/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
    75 voted YES 0 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Veterans AffairsDo pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Public Safety.6/26/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs
    7 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Public SafetyDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.7/03/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Public Safety
    5 voted YES 0 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsPlaced on Appropriations Suspense file.8/06/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
    7 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.8/16/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
    7 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB2490 Butler By Correa8/23/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
    37 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedAssemblyAB 2490 BUTLER Concurrence in Senate Amendments8/28/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
    80 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/24/2012
    2/24/2012Introduced. To print.
    2/26/2012From printer. May be heard in committee March 27.
    2/27/2012Read first time.
    3/15/2012Referred to Coms. on PUB. S. and V.A.
    select this voteVote4/10/2012Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Veterans Affairs.
    4/10/2012From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on V.A. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (April 10). Re-referred to Com. on V.A.
    select this voteVote4/24/2012Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    4/25/2012From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (April 24). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    5/09/2012In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
    select this voteVote5/25/2012Do pass as amended.
    5/25/2012From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 17. Noes 0.) (May 25). Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
    5/29/2012Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
    5/30/2012Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 75. Noes 0. Page 5135.)
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage5/30/2012AB 2490 BUTLER Assembly Third Reading
    5/31/2012In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    6/14/2012Referred to Coms. on V.A. and PUB. S.
    select this voteVote6/26/2012Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Public Safety.
    6/28/2012From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on PUB. S. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 26).
    7/02/2012Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
    select this voteVote7/03/2012Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    7/05/2012From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (July 3). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    8/06/2012In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.
    select this voteVote8/06/2012Placed on Appropriations Suspense file.
    select this voteVote8/16/2012Do pass as amended.
    8/21/2012From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (August 16).
    8/22/2012Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
    8/23/2012Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 37. Noes 0. Page 4753.).
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/23/2012Assembly 3rd Reading AB2490 Butler By Correa
    8/24/2012In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 28 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
    8/27/2012Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Page 6357.)
    8/28/2012Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 80. Noes 0. Page 6422.).
    currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage8/28/2012AB 2490 BUTLER Concurrence in Senate Amendments
    9/11/2012Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 12:30 p.m.
    9/20/2012Approved by the Governor.
    9/20/2012Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 407, Statutes of 2012.

    Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from interest groups that…

    7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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    An Act to Add Chapter 4 (Commencing with Section 1840) to Division 8 of the Military and Veterans Code, and to Add Article 6 (Commencing with Section 2695) to Chapter 4 of Title 1 of Part 3 to the Penal Code, Relating to Veterans.: AB 2490 BUTLER Concurrence in Senate Amendments

    7 organizations supported this bill

    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 22). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 9, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    American Legion - Department of California
    Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 22). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 9, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Amvets Department of California
    Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 22). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 9, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Correctional Peace Officers Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 22). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 9, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Public Defenders Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 22). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 9, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
    Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 22). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 9, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Vietnam Veterans of America, California State Council
    Senate Rules Committee (2012, August 22). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved November 9, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$32,100$0
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$44,600$0
    Michael AllenDCA-7$161,900$0
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$21,424$0
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$39,200$0
    Jim BeallDCA-24$121,494$0
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$11,900$0
    Marty BlockDCA-78$118,700$0
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$61,800$0
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$45,740$0
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$39,100$0
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$53,850$0
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$156,300$0
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$49,551$0
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$30,250$0
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$21,900$0
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$57,450$0
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$0
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$55,534$0
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Beth GainesRCA-4$7,000$0
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$130,280$0
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$73,000$0
    Rich GordonDCA-21$33,450$0
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$31,200$0
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$1,500$0
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$24,000$0
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Isadore HallDCA-52$46,000$0
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$8,650$0
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$38,550$0
    Jerry HillDCA-19$69,000$0
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$46,900$0
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$2,000$0
    Steve KnightRCA-36$15,200$0
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$61,300$0
    Dan LogueRCA-3$11,000$0
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$21,900$0
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$0
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$9,800$0
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$39,231$0
    Bill MonningDCA-27$56,322$0
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$13,774$0
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$40,600$0
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$5,500$0
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$3,000$0
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$12,150$0
    Richard PanDCA-5$103,042$0
    Henry PereaDCA-31$34,200$0
    John PerezDCA-46$168,000$0
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$34,700$0
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$47,805$0
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$40,253$0
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$0$0
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$62,800$0
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$101,850$0
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$29,053$0

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$32,100$0
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$44,600$0
    Michael AllenDCA-7$161,900$0
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$21,424$0
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$39,200$0
    Jim BeallDCA-24$121,494$0
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$11,900$0
    Marty BlockDCA-78$118,700$0
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$61,800$0
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$45,740$0
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$39,100$0
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$53,850$0
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$156,300$0
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$49,551$0
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$30,250$0
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$21,900$0
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$57,450$0
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$0
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$55,534$0
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Beth GainesRCA-4$7,000$0
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$130,280$0
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$73,000$0
    Rich GordonDCA-21$33,450$0
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$31,200$0
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$1,500$0
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$24,000$0
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Isadore HallDCA-52$46,000$0
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$8,650$0
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$38,550$0
    Jerry HillDCA-19$69,000$0
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$46,900$0
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$2,000$0
    Steve KnightRCA-36$15,200$0
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$61,300$0
    Dan LogueRCA-3$11,000$0
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$21,900$0
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$0
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$9,800$0
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$39,231$0
    Bill MonningDCA-27$56,322$0
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$13,774$0
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$40,600$0
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$5,500$0
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$3,000$0
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$12,150$0
    Richard PanDCA-5$103,042$0
    Henry PereaDCA-31$34,200$0
    John PerezDCA-46$168,000$0
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$34,700$0
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$47,805$0
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$40,253$0
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$0$0
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$62,800$0
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$101,850$0
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$29,053$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Police & fire fighters unions and associations$1,293,027
    State & local government employee unions$1,252,526
    Military$250
    Human rights$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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