2017 Chaptered Legislation

Resource Family Plan for Foster Youth (AB 507) - Elevate the importance of training while supporting resource families in a dynamic way. The goal is to empower resource families in the foster care system by redirecting current training requirements to most effectively benefit foster youth outcomes.
Chaptered by Secretary of State
Chapter 705, Statutes of 2017

CalWORKs: Housing for Survivors of Abuse (AB 557) - Amends the Welfare and Institutions Code to increase support and options for domestic violence survivors who are trying to escape a violent environment by providing temporary housing assistance to applicants of CalWORKs.
Chaptered by Secretary of State
Chapter 691, Statutes of 2017

Unlawful Interference at Public Agencies (AB 660) - To protect persons visiting any public agency from being exploited or harassed by illegitimate solicitors. This new crime will make it unlawful for any person to intentionally make a material misrepresentation of the law while on the premises of a public agency.
Chaptered by Secretary of State
Chapter 381, Statutes of 2017

Prohibiting Preschool Expulsions (AB 752) - Add to the Education Code to create a process for addressing serious and challenging behavior exhibited by children enrolled in a California State Preschool Program.  The goal being to establish a process modeled after the US Department of Health and Human Services’ guidelines to prevent children from being unnecessarily expelled or unenrolled.
Chaptered by Secretary of State
Chapter 708, Statutes of 2017

Bail: Supervised Pretrial Release Programs (AB 789) - Amends current Penal Code to allow judges the option to grant Own Recognizance (OR) release to felony arrestees with three or more Failure to Appears (FTA) without a hearing in open court if they are released into a court-approved pretrial release program. In exchange for doing so we would create a more efficient method for processing cases, increase the level of supervision for each case, and reduce the amount of jail overcrowding.
Chaptered by Secretary of State
Chapter 554, Statutes of 2017

Inoperable Parking Meter Violations (AB 1625) - To protect consumers from receiving unjust parking violations at broken parking meters or kiosks in cities and counties. By preventing local authorities from enacting ordinances prohibiting or restricting the parking of vehicles in parking spaces regulated by inoperable parking meters/kiosks we place a focus on transparency for the tax payer and encourage government efficiency.
Chaptered by Secretary of State
Chapter 352, Statutes of 2017