Legislative Bulletin

Several labor bills advance to the floor

A number of labor bills made it out of the Assembly and Senate Appropriations Committees and will now advance to the floors of their respective houses: AB 196 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) would increases the wage replacement rate for paid family leave (PFL) claims to 100% a worker’s highest quarterly earnings in the…

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CPRA researcher exemption bill on hold

Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) has decided to pull AB 700 from consideration by the Legislature this year. The bill, which would have created a new exemption in the CPRA for records related to research being done at public colleges and universities, was opposed by CNPA. Since it was introduced, AB 700 has faced mounting scrutiny.…

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Author decides to strike reverse-CPRA provision from bill

Senator Maria Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), who recently amended her SB 749 to add provisions that would create protections for requesters who deal with reverse-public records actions, decided to delete the provisions from the measure before the bill’s first policy committee hearing. CNPA supported the measure based on the inclusion of the reverse-CPRA protections but…

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