Past Leg Successes

Leg Year - 2021-2022

This measure would commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

Proclaims February 6, 2021, to February 13, 2021, as California Court Reporting and Captioning Week. Requests that the Governor issue a proclamation calling on the people of California to observe the day with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and educational activities. Raises awareness about the significance and rigor of work done by court reporters and captioners throughout the state.

Recognizes the week of February 21-27, 2021, as Engineers Week, in recognition of the services bestowed upon the citizens of the State of California by engineers. Promotes recognition of the services provided in the state by engineers.

Commemorates February 25, 2021, as Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. Honors this occasion as a way to encourage female participation in the engineering industry.

Proclaims May 16-22, 2021, as Special Districts Week. Encourages all Californians to be involved in their communities and be civically engaged with their local government. Celebrates special districts in California.

Recognizes February 2021 as Black History Month, urges all citizens to join in celebrating the accomplishments of African Americans during Black History Month, and encourages the people of California to recognize the many talents of African Americans and the achievements and contributions they make to their communities to create equity and equality for education, economics, and social justice. Recognizes the significance in protecting citizens’ right to vote and remedying racial discrimination in voting. Provides the annual commemoration of this important period, but also indirectly critiques voter identification laws as discriminatory.

Proclaims February 2021 as Financial Aid Awareness Month. Resolves that "the Legislature use its institutional role and resources to raise awareness of the importance of financial aid and mobilize efforts to increase completion rates of financial aid applications to maximize the state’s investment in its students, especially low-income and first-generation students." Emphasizes the importance of financial aid for California students.

Proclaims March 18, 2021, as Construction Industry Suicide Prevention Awareness Day in California. Raises awareness of the heightened risk of suicide among construction workers.

Recognizes May 15, 2021, as Áo Dài Day. Honors a day celebrating a Vietnamese traditional long gown.

Recognizes February 19, 2021, as National Caregivers Day and express gratitude to caregivers for their unwavering commitment to the care of their clients and families especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Honors the work of caregivers especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Designates the month of September 2021 as Opioid Awareness Month in California. Details the history of opioid use and recent approaches to pain management.

Recognizes the first Monday in March as COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day, in remembrance of those marked by COVID-19 and those who have lost their lives, and in honor of those who continue to suffer from the impact of this virus. Urges local residents to continue taking preventative measures such as social distancing and following public health orders to mitigate spread of this virus, in tribute to essential workers and those who rose in service to protect the public. Memorializes the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and honors those who it has affected.

Designates April 2, 2021, as World Autism Awareness Day and encourages residents of the state to show support for autism awareness. Promotes acknowledgement of autism spectrum disorder.

Commemorates California’s regional occupational centers and programs for over 50 years of service to students, industry, and communities. Discusses the details and benefits of the centers and programs.

Proclaims September 5-11, 2021, as “Suicide Prevention Week in California." Details the prevalence of suicide and efforts to prevent it.