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As a statewide coordinator of legal services, LAAC has compiled a list of all the bills relevant to legal services attorneys. When known, we have listed a sponsor, supporter or other organization with more information. Additionally, we have listed a link for the official bill site where you can sign up for updates for specific bills.

This list will be updated bi-weekly. If we have missed anything or you know of a bill that is not included on this list, please contact us at laacinfo@pic.org.

Find your local state legislator to contact them about a bill.

Legislation

Spons0r Organization with Bill Information Sponsor/Support Organization Date Introduced Last Action Date Status

AB 76

Life and Annuity Consumer Protection Fund

Yamada CANHR California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform 12/17/2008 8/6/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 214

Health Care Coverage: Durable Medical Equipment

Chesbro Disability Rights California   2/3/2009 2/2/2010 Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee

AB 215

Posting Nursing Home Ratings

Feuer/Smyth CANHR   2/3/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 249

Protecting Nursing Home Residents' Equipment

Carter CANHR California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform 2/10/2009 1/14/2010 Vetoed by Governor

AB 287

Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Employment

Beall Disability Rights California   2/13/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 292

Alzheimer's Disease Donations

Yamada CANHR   2/13/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 324

Elder Economic Security Standard Index

Beall CANHR   2/18/2009 1/14/2010 Vetoed by Governor

AB 325

Earned Income Tax Credit Outreach Program

Beall CCWRO   2/18/2009 2/2/2010 Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee

AB 329

The Reverse Mortgage Elder Protection Act of 2009

Feuer CANHR   2/18/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 369

Adult Day Health Care

Yamuda CANHR   2/23/2009 1/14/2010 Vetoed by Governor

AB 392

Long Term Care Ombudsman Funding

Feuer/Jones CANHR Bet Tzedek Legal Services, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform 2/23/2009 8/6/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 407

CCRC Closure Protections

Beall CANHR   2/23/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 411

Nursing Home Rates

De La Torre CANHR   2/23/2009 9/11/2009 Senate Rules Committee

AB 510

CalWORKs: aid amount calculation

Evans CCWRO Western Center on Law & Poverty 2/24/2009 2/26/2010 Approved by Governor

AB 631

Public Assistance Home Visits

Tran CCWRO   2/25/2009 2/1/2010 Assembly Human Services Committee. Defeated in Committee.

AB 643

Public aid programs: eligibility: change of residence

Skinner CCWRO Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations, Inc. 2/25/2009 8/27/2009 Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 682

In-Home Supportive Services program: fraud

Lowenthal CCWRO   2/26/2009 9/3/2009 Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 719

Transitional food stamps for foster youth

Lowenthal CCWRO Legal Services for Prisoners with Children 2/26/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 773

Posting of Citations

Lieu CANHR   2/26/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 816

Unemployment insurance: Employment Training Fund

Hagman CCWRO Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations, Inc. 2/26/2009 2/2/2010 Died in Assembly Insurance Committee

AB 849

Expand Coverage Under Family and Medical Leave

Swanson California Women's Law Center   2/26/2009 2/2/2010 Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee

AB 853

New Tools for Disadvantaged Unincorporated Communities

Arambula California Housing Law Project California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation 2/26/2010 6/23/2010 Senate Local Government Committee

AB 963

Public social services: renewal and recertification of eligibility

Ammiano CCWRO Western Center on Law & Poverty 2/26/2009 6/10/2010 Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 1000

Require Paid Sick Days for Employees

Ma, Skinner & Hill California Women's Law Center California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation 2/27/2009 2/2/2010 Died in Appropriations Committee

AB 1001

"Familial Status" Protection

Skinner & Ma California Women's Law Center California Women's Law Center 2/27/2009 2/2/2010 Died in Appropriations Committee

AB 1057

CalWORKs and Food Stamp Program: reporting

Beall CCWRO Western Center on Law & Poverty 2/27/2009 2/2/2010 Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee

AB 1058

CalWORKs eligibility: asset limits: vehicles

Beall CCWRO   2/27/2009 8/27/2009 Held in Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 1169

Continuing Care Retirement Contracts (CCRCs)

Ruskin CANHR   2/27/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 1198

Food stamps: eligibility: drug felonies

Swanson CCWRO Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations, Inc.; Western Center on Law and Poverty 2/27/2009 8/27/2009 Held in Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 1325

Tribal Customary Adoption

Cook California Indian Legal Servcies   2/27/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 1457

Nursing Home Admission Contracts, Ownership Disclosure

Davis CANHR California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform 2/27/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

AB 1538

Pupil Discipline: Restraint

Ma Disability Rights California Disability Rights California 2/27/2009 2/2/2010 Died on Third Senate Reading

AB 1756

Food stamps: eligibility: drug felonies

Swanson Western Center on Law & Poverty Western Center on Law & Poverty 2/8/2010 6/23/2010 Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 1804

Employment Training Panel

Hagman CCWRO Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations, Inc. 2/10/2010 5/28/2010 Assembly Appropriations Committee

AB 1866

100% Home Visit Program for all CalWORKs Applicants

Strickland CCWRO   2/16/2010 5/10/2010 Defeated in Assembly Human Services Committee

AB 1914

Food Stamp Income Verification Simplification

David CCWRO Western Center on Law and Poverty;
Coalition of California Welfare Rights
Organizations, Inc.
2/16/2010 5/10/2010 Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 2018

Food Stamp Mobility

Skinner CCWRO Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations, Inc.; Western Center on Law and Poverty 2/27/2010 6/23/2010 Senate Appropriations Committee

AB 2347

Mortgage defaults: secondary public financing

Feuer California Housing Law Project California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation;
Western Center on Law and Poverty
2/19/2010 6/17/2010 Senate Judiciary Committee

AB 2504

Increasing Welfare Fines and Doling it out to Counties and District Attorneys

Strickland CCWRO Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations, Inc.; Western Center on Law & Poverty 2/19/2010 4/13/2010 Defeated in Assembly Human Services Committee

SB 38

Silver Alert

Alquist CANHR   12/22/2008 8/27/2009 Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee

SB 117

Adult Day Health Care Rates

Corbett CANHR   2/2/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

SB 194

Targeting Investment to Disadvantaged Communities

Florez California Housing Law Project California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation 2/23/2010 6/15/2010 Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee

SB 303

Nursing Homes/Informed Consent for Psychoactive Drugs

Alquist CANHR California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform; Bet Tzedek Legal Services 2/25/2009 1/19/2010 Vetoed by Governor

SB 384

Impose drug tests on adults in CalWORKs

Benoit CCWRO   2/26/2009 2/1/2010 Defeated in Senate Human Services Committee

SB 454

Extend State Housing Preservation Law

Lowenthal California Housing Law Project California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation 2/26/2010 6/17/2010 Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee

SB 660

Suitability Standards for Reverse Mortgages

Wolk CANHR California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform 2/27/2010 6/28/2010 Assembly Banking and Finance Committee

SB 718

Public social services: CalWORKs and the Food Stamp Program

Leno CCWRO Western Center on Law and Poverty 2/27/2009 2/1/2010 Held in Senate Appropriation Committee

SB 781

The RCFE Eviction Protection Act

Leno CANHR   2/27/2009 10/11/2009 Approved by Governor

SB 1149

Protecting tenants in foreclosed homes

Corbett California Housing Law Project   2/18/2010 6/3/2010 Passed Assembly Judiciary Committee

SB 1322

Food Stamp Employment and Training program

Liu CCWRO Western Center on Law and Poverty; Coalition of California Welfare Rights
Organizations, Inc., Insight Center for Community Economic Development
2/19/2010 6/10/2010 Assembly Human Services Committee

SB 1359

Study of Food Stamp Options

Price CCWRO Coalition of California Welfare Rights
Organizations, Inc.
2/19/2010 4/27/2010 Senate Rules Committee

ACR 123

California Memorial Project Remembrance Day

Chesbro Disability Rights California Disability Rights California 2/12/2010 4/12/2010 Senate Appropriations Committee

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