2024 Legislative Package (Update)

Public Safety Legislation

  • AB 375 – This bill requires food delivery platforms, such as Doordash & Grubhub, to post certain information about their delivery drivers on their apps for customers to have, such as picture of the driver and what type of car they drive. (In the Senate)
  • AB 1848 – This bill would add a sentencing enhancement of an additional 1-year in state prisons to anyone who deals fentanyl near playgrounds, places of worship, or daycare facilities. (In Assembly Public Safety Committee)
  • AB 1966 – This measure would require a notice be sent about resources available to human trafficking victims to any person who buys an electronic ticket to a large sporting or musical event. (In the Senate)
  • AB 2124 – This bill would create a voucher program for under-served kids so they may enroll in swim-lesson programs. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)
  • AB 2151 – This bill would require any person charged with a felony to sign a waiver of extradition as a condition of bail. (In Assembly Public Safety Committee)
  • AB 2307 – This bill would allow self-defense courses to be a reimbursable service under the Crime Victims Compensation Board. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)
  • AB 2308 – This bill would allow a person who is a victim of domestic violence request a permanent protective order against their abuser. Existing law allows for a restraining order up to 10 years. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)
  • AB 2406 – This bill would place a felony charge on any individual who coerces minors to participate in any organized retail theft rings. (In Assembly Public Safety Committee)
  • AB 2518 – This bill would prohibit any person, regardless of age, who has been convicted of murder, attempted murder or manslaughter from owning a firearm. (In Assembly Public Safety Committee)
  • AB 2644 – This bill would classify drug cartels as “foreign terrorist organizations” and require the Attorney General submit a report with policy recommendations to curb their activity. (In Assembly Public Safety Committee)

Environmental Legislation

  • AB 1881 – This measure would allow an individual with professional experience in combating coastal erosion be eligible to be a scientific panelist at the CA Coastal Commission. (In the Senate)
  • AB 1922 – This bill would establish the “Green-Collar Certification Program.” This new program would equip the next generation of students and workforce with skills and education relating to “Green-Collar” jobs such as reducing carbon emissions in residential and nonresidential buildings and developing conservation infrastructure projects that stabilize shorelines and restore ecological habitats. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)
  • AB 1923 – This bill would establish a Green Assistance Program inside the EPA to help businesses find grants to upgrade their infrastructure to reduce GHG emissions as well as get help complying with all of California’s environmental regulations. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)

Education Legislation

  • AB 2179 – This bill would require schools to provide students in 11th and 12th grades with information about local apprenticeship programs available to them. (On Assembly Floor)
  • AB 2184 – This bill would double the Cal Grant award amount for any student enrolling in a trade or a vocational school. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)

Consumer Protection Legislation

  • AB 2081 – This bill would require any drug or alcohol treatment facility/program to post on their website any instance when they have been found to have violated state law or regulations. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)

Small Business Legislation

  • AB 2030 – This bill would require a state agency to reach out to women, LGBTQ+ or minority owned business enterprises for procurement bids for any state contract. (In Assembly Appropriations Committee)

Housing Legislation

  • AB 2361 – This measure would create a pilot program for Orange & San Diego Counties so local cities may exchange Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) numbers to build more affordable housing without getting sued by the state. (In Assembly Housing Committee)