AB 8 The 2013 Clean Fuels Reauthorization Act
AB 8 would extend the sunset date for California's clean air and clean vehicle incentive programs, in order to meet clean air, public health, climate, and economic development goals and continue investments for air quality emissions improvements in California.
AB 30 The Small Community Water Fund
AB 30 would allow small disadvantaged communities continued access to funds for their wastewater needs extending the sunset date of the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Small Community Grant Fund to 2019.
AB 33 Promoting Business Innovation for California
AB 33 would implement a patent box, which would allow a tax credit equal to 15% of qualified royalties for companies on profits from the sale of new products patented and manufactured in California. The tax credit would reduce the financial risk involved with innovation, which would bring more products to the marketplace, incentivize companies to work in California and create jobs.
AB 37 Expediting Construction Projects for Job Creation
AB 37 would avoid delays in the creation of constructions jobs by allowing project applicants, whose projects are subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review, to have the lead agency prepare the administrative record at the same time as the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) review process.
AB 42 Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Conformity Law
AB 42 would conform California law to federal law by extend the tax relief on forgiveness of mortgage debt to January 1, 2014. Homeowners have one more year to complete a short sale or loan modification to benefit from the federal tax break that otherwise would have expired December 31, 2012.
AB 69 Clean Water for Nitrate-at-Risk Areas
AB 69 would direct state agencies to identify regions of the state that are at risk for nitrate contamination and to coordinate resources and establish a fund to finance interim solutions that provide immediate access to safe drinking water in areas with pervasive contamination.
AB 115 Regional Solutions for Clean Drinking Water
AB 115 would give small disadvantaged communities the ability to find long term solutions to their drinking water problems by allowing multiple water agencies to be funded for regional projects that would treat their contaminated drinking water.
AB 145 Streamlining Drinking Water Oversight
AB 145 would transfer the Division of Drinking Water and Environmental Management of the Department of Public Health to the State Water Resources Control Board and rename it the Division of Drinking Water Quality. Consolidating the administration of the state's safe drinking water programs would create administrative efficiencies and would lead to a comprehensive approach when addressing drinking water contamination.
AB 219 Access to Cancer Treatment Act
AB 219 would ensure California cancer patients have access to the most appropriate and effective cancer treatments by requiring health care service plan contracts and health insurance policies to limit patient out-of-pocket costs to $100 per filled prescription for covered oral anticancer medications.
AB 300 Funding Local Emergency Services
AB 300 would ensure funding to maintain effective and efficient 911 systems by developing a statewide mechanism to include prepaid services in the already-established collection of fees applied to wireless communication services while also benefitting local governments and other public purpose programs.
AB 327 Rate Payer Equity Act
AB 327 would eliminate the rate restrictions adopted during the energy crisis and would provide the CPUC the flexibility to implement what they determine to be the appropriate course of action on rate design and approve rate structure modifications, which are fair and reasonable, and are in line with the state's energy policy goals and objectives.
AB 607 Death Benefits for Dependent Children of Fallen Officers Act
AB 607 would clarify worker's compensation death benefits law for physically or mentally incapacitated children of peace officers who are lost in the line of duty. The existing language has resulted in inconsistent claim decisions limiting rather than expanding benefits to these children.
AB 618 San Joaquin River Conservancy Protection Act
AB 618 would provide local agencies responsible for enforcing park rules and regulations with the authority to adopt penalties and fines to encourage compliance with rules and regulations, ensuring that Conservancy land remains safe and accessible to the public.
AB 860 Providing Doctors to Underserved Communities
AB 860 would provide $1 million for the Steven M. Thompson Medical Scholarship Program, created by AB 589 (Perea), which aims to make medical school more accessible and affordable for students willing to pursue careers in primary care and serve in underserved communities.
AB 1108 Keeping Children Safe from Sex Offenders
AB 1108 would close the gap in current law by prohibiting registered sex offenders from living, working, or volunteering in foster homes or state licensed day care facilities.
AB 1250 The Informant Protection Safety Act (TIPS)
AB 1250 would ensure that individuals who call in anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers organizations remain anonymous.
AB 1309 Closing California's Workers' Compensation Loophole
AB 1309 would close a loophole that allows out-of-state professional athletes to file worker's compensation claims with little employment connection to California.
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