Legislation

SCA 2 – Transportation Revenue Lockbox: Will ensure that any future revenues passed by the Legislature to pay for road and highway maintenance will be spent exclusively on vitally needed repairs and not on other legislative priorities.

SB 52 – District of Choice Sunset Extension: Will extend the School District of Choice program until July 1, 2022 and will allow participating school districts to continue to accept student transfers from outside their district boundaries.

SB 374 – Federal Mental Health Conformity: Will require individual and group health insurance policies that cover mental health and substance use disorder benefits to comply with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 and authorize the Insurance Commissioner to issue guidance to health insurers regarding compliance with these requirements.

SB 455 – Pre-transfer Enrollment for Military Children: Will allow military families moving to California to register their children for school in advance of their move on a preliminary basis, so long as they provide proof of residence within 10 days of the prescribed date of the Permanent Change of Station order.

SB 660 – Aftermarket Automotive Parts Sector Support: Will authorize the State Air Resources Board to enter into agreements with private entities and receive monetary contributions from them in order to hire more staff to process a backlog of emission standards applications and allow for a higher level of compliance in a faster amount of time.

SB 673 – Pet Lover’s License Plate Fund Disbursement: Will facilitate the disbursement of funds that have been raised by the sale of Pet Lover’s license plates.

SB 728 – Disability Leave for State Employees Serving in the National Guard: Will grant a state employee who serves as a member of the National Guard and sustains a military service-connected disability an additional credit for sick leave for the purpose of undergoing medical treatment during the first 12 month of their return.

SB 731 – Disability Leave for Certificated or Classified School Employees Serving in the National Guard: Will grant a certificated or classified school employee who serves as a member of the National Guard and sustains a military service-connected disability an additional credit for sick leave for the purpose of undergoing medical treatment during the first 12 month of their return.

SB 747 – National Guard Officer Appointments: Will allow commissioned officers of the California National Guard who relocate outside California to retain their commissions and continue to serve in California National Guard units.

SB 776 – Incarcerated Veterans: Will work with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to assess veteran populations and where appropriate provide a correctional officer who is trained and accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist incarcerated veterans in applying for and receiving any federal veterans benefits for which they may be eligible.

SB 789 – Apprenticeship Standards Review: Will require that the annual report by the Division of Apprenticeship Standards and the California Apprenticeship Council include an analysis of any apprenticeship standards or regulations that were proposed or adopted in the previous years.