2015 - 2016

2015 - 2016

AB 768 Tobacco Free Baseball Act
Status: Approved by Governor

AB 768, the Tobacco Free Baseball Act, would ban the use of tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products (e.g. chewing and dipping), at baseball stadiums.

AB 1343 Padilla
Status: Approved by Governor
AB 1343 codifies the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Padilla v. Kentucky whereby undocumented individuals are deemed due legal immigration consultation when considering plea bargains, guilty pleas, etc.

AB 1375 Time in Lieu of Fees
Status: Approved by Governor

AB 1375 would amend Penal Code §§1205 and 2900.5 to increase the rate of credit for incarceration against criminal fines from a minimum of $30.00 per day to $125.00 per day, which is the amount of the original credit adjusted to reflect changes in inflation and the minimum wage since the amount was established in 1976.

AB 1496 Methane Gas Emissions
Status: Approved by Governor

AB 1496 To address the immediate need for the regulation and reduction of methane emissions, AB 1496 will require the California Air Resources Board to develop a program that would measure, monitor, regulate, and ultimately reduce methane emissions state-wide and across sectors. The bill would require the ARB to develop the program by January 1, 2017.