On August 27th, 2014

Legislation Awaiting Governor’s Decision CSLEA Requests Governor’s Signature

CSLEA-Bear-Badge-LogoThe California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA)  is requesting the Governor's signature on a number of Assembly and Senate bills that await his decision.

" These CSLEA-supported bills have passed the legislature and on behalf of CSLEA's nearly 7,000 law enforcement, public safety and consumer protection members, I am requesting that the Governor sign them into law," said CSLEA President Alan Barcelona.  "These bills have an impact on public safety and/or on our members and we want our members to be heard.   Because CSLEA has a strong, active  presence at the Capitol and  the best legislative and political consultants, this association is able  to reach out to the Governor  to weigh in."

On August 22, 2014  Barcelona requested the Governor's signature on:

Senate Bill 1165 - (Senators Mitchell and Block) Pupil instruction: dating violence, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking prevention (Letter to Governor).

SB 1165 would require the Instructional Quality Commission to consider a distinct category relating to sexual abuse and sex trafficking prevention education within the health framework.  The bill would also authorize school districts to provide this education.

On August 26, 2014 Barcelona requested  the Governor's signature on:

Assembly Bill 1610 - (Assembly Member Bonta) Material witnesses: human trafficking (Letter to Governor).

AB 1610 would, under limited conditions, permit conditional examinations of witnesses in human trafficking prosecutions.  The measure is designed to insure that witnesses in these types of cases whom, for specified reasons, may be unavailable at the time of trial, may testify, typically, by videotape.

Assembly Bill 1993 - (Assembly Member Fox)  Pupils: bullying (Letter to Governor).

AB 1993 would require the State Department of Education to develop an online training program for parents, community leaders and school staff and administrators in dealing with bullying and cyberbullying.

Assembly Bill 2052 - (Assembly Member Gonzalez) Workers’ compensation (Letter to Governor)

AB 2052 would provide the same workers' compensation presumptions to all full-time peace officers.  It would eliminate the current variances among different presumptions for different subcategories of such peace officers.

Senate Bill 955 - (Senators Mitchell and Lieu) Interception of electronic communications (Letter to Governor)

SB 955 would add human trafficking to the list of crimes for which a district attorney or the Attorney General may apply to intercept wire, oral or other electronic communications.

On August 28, 2014 Barcelona requested  the Governor's signature on:

Assembly Bill 1439 - (Assembly Member Salas) Unfair business practices: contests and sweepstakes (Letter to Governor)

AB 1439 would clarify existing law to prohibit internet gambling sweepstakes from operating as internet cafes.

Assembly Bill 1340 - (Assembly Member Achadjian) Enhanced treatment programs (Letter to Governor)

AB 1340 would authorize the Department of State Hospitals to establish and maintain enhanced treatment programs, which would provide treatment to patients who are at high risk of most dangerous behavior.

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