California Bills: Search Results

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AB 2252 (2009-2010) - An Act to Add Section 8238.7 to the Education Code, Relating to Child Care and Development Services, and Making an Appropriation Therefor.

California state preschool programs: funding

Alberto Torrico / The bill was voted on by an Assembly committee on April 21, 2010.

Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to administer all California state preschool programs, including, but not limited to, part-day and full-day age and developmentally appropriate programs for 3- and 4-year-old children who meet certain eligibility requirements. This bill, commencing with the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012, would continuously appropriate to the… More
Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to administer all California state preschool programs, including, but not limited to, part-day and full-day age and developmentally appropriate programs for 3- and 4-year-old children who meet certain eligibility requirements. This bill, commencing with the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012, would continuously appropriate to the Superintendent from the General Fund an amount sufficient to enroll all 3- and 4-year-old children of families who meet eligibility requirements and who request enrollment. The bill would also specify the intent of the Legislature to impose a tax for purposes of fully funding California state preschool programs.To the extent that the funds appropriated by this provision are allocated to a school district or a community college district, those funds would be applied toward the minimum funding requirements for school districts and community college districts imposed by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution. Hide

AB 2251 (2009-2010) - An Act to Amend Section 49024 of the Education Code, Relating to School Employees and Volunteers.

School employees and volunteers: Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate

Joan Buchanan / The bill has been introduced.

Existing law, operative on July 1, 2010, provides that prior to assuming a paid or volunteer position to supervise, direct, or coach a pupil activity program sponsored by, or affiliated with, a school district, all noncertificated candidates are required to obtain an Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, as specified. This bill would make a… More
Existing law, operative on July 1, 2010, provides that prior to assuming a paid or volunteer position to supervise, direct, or coach a pupil activity program sponsored by, or affiliated with, a school district, all noncertificated candidates are required to obtain an Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, as specified. This bill would make a technical nonsubstantive change in that provision. Hide

AB 2250 (2009-2010) - An Act to Add Sections 20037.14 and 20037.15 to the Government Code, Relating to Public Employees’ Retirement.

Public employees’ retirement: safety members

Diane Harkey / The bill has been introduced.

The Public Employees’ Retirement Law (PERL) creates the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), which provides a defined benefit to its members based on age at retirement, service, credit, and final compensation. PERL defines final compensation variously based on different member classifications, bargaining units, and dates of hire. PERL generally provides for a definition of final… More
The Public Employees’ Retirement Law (PERL) creates the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), which provides a defined benefit to its members based on age at retirement, service, credit, and final compensation. PERL defines final compensation variously based on different member classifications, bargaining units, and dates of hire. PERL generally provides for a definition of final compensation based on the highest annual average compensation earnable by the member during a designated 12-month or 36-month period.This bill would provide that final compensation for a person who becomes a state member of the system on or after January 1, 2011, and who is represented by State Bargaining Unit 5, 6, 8, 9, or is a peace officer/firefighter member of State Bargaining Unit 7, means the highest annual average compensation earnable by the member during a designated 36-month period. The bill would also apply this definition of final compensation to a state employee who is excepted from the definition of state employee for purposes of state labor relations, as specified, or an officer or employee of the executive branch of state government who is not a member of the civil service, who is employed by the state for the first time and becomes a state member of the system on or after January 1, 2011. Hide

AB 2247 (2009-2010) - An Act to Add Section 3370.1 to the Labor Code, Relating to Workers’ Compensation.

Workers’ compensation: local inmates

Roger Niello / The bill has been introduced.

Existing workers’ compensation law generally requires employers to secure the payment of workers’ compensation, including medical treatment, for injuries incurred by their employees that arise out of, and in the course of, employment.Existing law provides that each inmate of a state penal or correctional institution shall be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for injury arising out… More
Existing workers’ compensation law generally requires employers to secure the payment of workers’ compensation, including medical treatment, for injuries incurred by their employees that arise out of, and in the course of, employment.Existing law provides that each inmate of a state penal or correctional institution shall be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for injury arising out of, and in the course of, assigned employment and for the death of the inmate if the injury proximately causes the death, subject to specified conditions. Existing law provides that whenever a person confined in a county jail, industrial farm, road camp, or city jail suffers injuries or death while working in the prevention or suppression of forest, brush, or grass fires, he or she shall be considered to be an employee of the county or city, respectively, for purposes of workers’ compensation. This bill would provide that each inmate of a county, city, or city and county jail, industrial farm, or road camp shall be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for injury arising out of, and in the course of, assigned employment and for the death of the inmate if the injury proximately causes the death, subject to specified conditions. Hide

AB 2246 (2009-2010) - An Act to Add Section 243.93 to the Penal Code, Relating to Battery.

Battery: gassing

Sam Blakeslee / The bill was voted on by an Assembly committee on April 20, 2010.

Existing law establishes the State Department of Mental Health, provides for the administration of state hospitals, and provides for the involuntary confinement of certain individuals in those state hospitals, including persons who have been found not guilty of a charge by reason of insanity, who have been found incompetent to stand trial by a judge, or have been determined, as a result of a… More
Existing law establishes the State Department of Mental Health, provides for the administration of state hospitals, and provides for the involuntary confinement of certain individuals in those state hospitals, including persons who have been found not guilty of a charge by reason of insanity, who have been found incompetent to stand trial by a judge, or have been determined, as a result of a mental disorder, to be a danger to themselves or others.Existing law provides that every person confined in a local detention facility, state prison, or under the jurisdiction of the Division of Juvenile Facilities of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, who commits a battery upon the person of a peace officer by “gassing,” as defined, is guilty of aggravated battery. This bill would provide that a person confined to a state hospital who commits battery upon the person of a peace officer or employee of a state hospital by gassing is guilty of aggravated battery, punishable by imprisonment in county jail or state prison for 2, 3, or 4 years. The bill would also require the State Department of Mental Health to submit a report to the Legislature by January 1, 2015, regarding gassing incidents at state hospitals. By creating a new crime, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement. This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason. Hide

AB 2242 (2009-2010) - An Act to Amend Section 1700.6 of the Labor Code, Relating to Talent Agencies.

Talent agencies: employment inquiries

Mike Davis / The bill has been introduced.

Existing law prohibits a person from operating a talent agency unless the person has obtained a license from the Labor Commissioner. Existing law requires an application for a talent agency license to contain specified information. This bill would require that an application for a talent agency license contain a signature by the applicant attesting that he or she is familiar with the legal… More
Existing law prohibits a person from operating a talent agency unless the person has obtained a license from the Labor Commissioner. Existing law requires an application for a talent agency license to contain specified information. This bill would require that an application for a talent agency license contain a signature by the applicant attesting that he or she is familiar with the legal standards governing employment inquiries. The bill would allow the Department of Industrial Relations to make the most current information regarding legally permissible inquiries by an employer, as published by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, available to applicants in specified forms. Hide

AB 2241 (2009-2010) - An Act to Amend Section 19819 of the Business and Professions Code, Relating to Gaming.

Gambling Control Act: administration

Joe Coto / The bill was voted on by the Assembly on May 28, 2010.

The Gambling Control Act provides for the California Gambling Control Commission, consisting of 5 members appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate. Under existing law a majority of the commission members is a quorum and the concurring vote of 3 members of the commission is required for any official action. This bill would instead require a majority of the appointed members… More
The Gambling Control Act provides for the California Gambling Control Commission, consisting of 5 members appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate. Under existing law a majority of the commission members is a quorum and the concurring vote of 3 members of the commission is required for any official action. This bill would instead require a majority of the appointed members of the commission to constitute a quorum and the affirmative vote of a majority of those members present at a meeting of the commission shall be required to render a decision, to pass a motion, or for the exercise of any of the commission’s duties, powers, or functions. Hide

AB 2238 (2009-2010) - An Act to Amend Section 8657 Of, and to Add Section 8591.5 To, the Government Code, Relating to Earthquakes.

California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council

Joe Coto / The bill was voted on by the Assembly on May 24, 2010.

Existing law references the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, as an advisory council, with specific roles and immunities with regard to advising the Governor on the prediction of earthquakes.This bill would specifically establish the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council as an advisory council within the California Emergency Management Agency. The bill would… More
Existing law references the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, as an advisory council, with specific roles and immunities with regard to advising the Governor on the prediction of earthquakes.This bill would specifically establish the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council as an advisory council within the California Emergency Management Agency. The bill would require that the council, in conjunction with the State Geologist, review earthquake and volcanic predictions and forecasts, as specified, and advise the Governor accordingly. This bill would also recast existing provisions regarding the council and make technical changes. Hide

AB 2237 (2009-2010) - An Act to Add Section 1616 to the Civil Code, Relating to Contracts.

Contracts: consideration

Mike Eng / The bill has been introduced.

Existing law requires that for a contract to be enforceable it be lawful, the parties have the capacity to contract and provide consent, and for sufficient consideration to be provided. Existing federal law provides that charitable contributions made to a tax-exempt charitable organization are tax deductible. This bill would provide that a promise to make a gift, bequest, or devise of cash or… More
Existing law requires that for a contract to be enforceable it be lawful, the parties have the capacity to contract and provide consent, and for sufficient consideration to be provided. Existing federal law provides that charitable contributions made to a tax-exempt charitable organization are tax deductible. This bill would provide that a promise to make a gift, bequest, or devise of cash or other property to a tax-exempt charitable organization would be an enforceable contract without consideration, if the promisor indicated in writing an intent that the promise is a binding legal obligation. Hide

AB 2236 (2009-2010) - An Act to Add Section 2923.2 to the Civil Code, Relating to Mortgages.

Mortgages: notices to the borrower

Bill Monning / The bill has been introduced.

Existing state and federal laws govern the rights and obligations of borrowers and mortgagees, trustees, and beneficiaries with respect to loans secured by residential real property. Federal law also establishes a specified home loan modification program. This bill would require a mortgagee, trustee, or beneficiary, or an authorized agent of that person, to include on all notices informing a… More
Existing state and federal laws govern the rights and obligations of borrowers and mortgagees, trustees, and beneficiaries with respect to loans secured by residential real property. Federal law also establishes a specified home loan modification program. This bill would require a mortgagee, trustee, or beneficiary, or an authorized agent of that person, to include on all notices informing a borrower that he or she has either failed to make a required minimum payment or failed to make a payment when due, the name and the contact information, including the address and telephone number, of the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent who has the authority pursuant to state and federal law to modify the terms and conditions of the borrower’s loan. Hide