Leg Year - 2019-2020
Increases the CalWORKs special dietary needs allowance for special diet or food preparation for each family per month to $10 per family member. Provides an exception from the requirement for a doctor's prescription to the definition of special needs to include children with elevated lead blood levels and a lack of access to potable water as defined by Department of Social Services or if the county has reason to believe there is a lack of accesses to potable water. The special diet or food preparation allowance will be provided through electronic benefit transfer (EBT) system and will not be considered income where permitted for federal law and regulations and notwithstanding any other state law or regulation.
This bill, on or before December 31, 2021, would require the Strategic Growth Council, in consultation with stakeholders and relevant permitting agencies, to prepare and submit to the Legislature a report that provides a scoping plan for the state to meet its organic waste, climate change, and air quality mandates, goals, and targets and would require the scoping plan to include, among other things, recommendations on policy and funding support for the beneficial reuse of organic waste.
This bill would revise the definition of an eligible renewable energy resource for the purposes of the California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program to include all hydroelectric generating facilities in operation as of January 1, 2021, and nuclear electric generating facilities and would make conforming changes.
This bill would appropriate $330,000,000 for the 2020–21 fiscal year from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, as specified, to the department for specified healthy forest and fire prevention programs and projects that improve forest health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by uncontrolled wildfires, with not less than $10,000,000 for the California Conservation Corps’ fire prevention projects and activities in, or adjacent to, the state responsibility areas.
This bill would expand the definition of the term “protected disclosure” to include a complaint made to a Member of the Legislature, the Legislature, or any subdivision thereof.
This bill would make it unlawful and subject to imprisonment, fine, or both, as specified, to make any false representation in a brand name, label, advertising matter, packaging material, letterhead, invoice, tag, sign, business card, or other oral, written, or printed matter that an olive oil is produced entirely from olives grown within California, including using the terms “California olive oil,” “California olives,” or substantially similar representations.
Amends the California Constitution, if ratified by voters, to set aside a minimum of 2% of General Fund dollars each fiscal year, commencing 2021-2022, for the following: payment of previous water bonds; water supply, delivery, and quality projects administered by the Department of Water Resources (DWR); and water quality projects administered by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).
This measure would spur the creation of a fellowship within the California State Assembly and Senate modeled after the US House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program.
Call upon the Congress of the United States to close the loophole in current United States trade regulations that gives the Spanish ripe olive industry an unfair advantage over American olive processors and growers.
This measure would call for groups and organizations across the United States who act under the banner of Antifa to be designated as domestic terrorist organizations, would unequivocally condemn the violent actions of Antifa groups as unacceptable acts for anyone in the United States, would express the need for peaceful communication of varied ideas, and would urge any group or organization in the United States to voice its opinions without using violence or threatening the health, safety, or well-being of other persons, groups, or law enforcement officers in the United States.