Legislative Update: June 14, 2018


The State Capitol in Sacramento, California. This is a low angle view of the front of the building from the northwest. The American Flag, the California Flag and the POW MIA Flags are flying at half mast.

May and June contain many important deadlines for the state Capitol. May 25th was the final day for bills to pass the fiscal committee in their house of origin. June 1st was the final day for all bills to be approved by a full floor vote in their house of origin. Bills that failed to make it out of their house of origin will no longer move forward.

The next big legislative deadline will be June 29th, when all fiscal bills must pass their policy committees.

 

Seven tobacco-related bills are moving through the legislature:

AB 62 (Wood – D, Healdsburg) Public housing: smoke-free policy

AB 1097 (Levine – D, San Rafael) State beaches and parks, smoking ban

AB 2020 (Quirk – D, Hayward) Cannabis: local jurisdiction licensees: temporary event license

SB 631 (Nielsen – R, Gerber) Nitrous oxide: retail sales

SB 835 (Glazer – D, Orinda) Parks: smoking ban

SB 836 (Glazer – D, Orinda) State beaches: smoking ban

SB 1408 (Pan – D, Sacramento) Cigarettes: seizure

 

Two tobacco-related bills will no longer move forward:

AB 2308 (Stone – D, Scotts Valley) Cigarettes: single-use filter ban

AB 3225 (Burke – D, Inglewood) California Children and Families Program

 

You can find the full version of this update HERE.

 

Please contact Alyssa Stratton with any questions at 916-585-7664 or Alyssa.stratton@lung.org

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