Senate Bill 224 deals with sexual harassment. Governor Brown signed SB 224 by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson on September 30, as Chapter 951. The bill adds investors, elected officials, lobbyists, directors, and producers to the list of examples of relationships that are covered by Civil Code Section 51.9. Civil Code Section 51.9 imposes civil
Types of Bill Amendments
Referral of Bills
California’s Legislative Publications
Unique Aspects of Bill Drafting in California
While some aspects of drafting bills and amendments in California are certainly generic in nature to all types of legislative bill drafting, there are several unique aspects that are a part of bill drafting in the state of California. In general, those individuals drafting bills and amendments should keep in mind…
Standing Committees and Their Jurisdictions
Standing Committees and Their Jurisdictions (transcript)
This post is on legislative committees and their jurisdictions.
Both houses of the California legislature provide committees of legislators to do their work based upon subject matter jurisdiction.
With fewer legislators, the Senate naturally has a fewer number of committees than the State Assembly. Nonetheless,…
UPLR: In Session 016 – SB 923
By: Hayley Graves
Criminal eyewitness identification procedures – say that three times fast – are when a law enforcement officer asks a witness to look at photos or a lineup of individuals to identify a suspect. SB 923 by Senator Scott Wiener (D – San Francisco) requires California law enforcement agencies to use certain scientifically…
The CAP·impact Podcast – Episode 22: Killing AB 638
On today’s episode of The The CAP·impact Podcast, we talk with Lexi Howard (JD ’15) and Erinn Ryberg (JD ’13) – two McGeorge alumna – who worked to kill AB 638, a bill that would have outlawed immigration consultants in California.
We go over what immigration consultants do, where they fit in the immigration
Types of Legislative Committees
Today’s post is on types of legislative committees.
In both the California State Assembly as well as the California State Senate, there are several types of committees that operate to conduct the business of the two houses of the California Legislature.
Committee information is available online for the Assembly at assembly.ca.gov…
The CAP·impact Podcast – Episode 21: Dynamex Decoded
On today’s episode of The CAP·impact Podcast, I sit down with McGeorge adjunct professor, and very good friend of the podcast, Chris Micheli, to talk about recent California Supreme Court decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v Superior Court.
For those unfamiliar with the case, it, in essence, drastically changed how independent contractors…