This chart reflects the activities of the second year of the legislative session starting October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014. During this session the City took position on 20 legislative bills. The City supported 14 bills and opposed 6 bills. These bills pertained to local control, fiscal impacts and the environment. The City was actively involved in 2 regional efforts in this legislative session to include:
- Massage Therapy Legislation (AB147) which was signed by the Governor and will return land use control to local governments. It will authorize cities to adopt ordinances that require massage establishments to comply with reasonable health and safety requirement and hours of operation.
- Legislation to provide dedicated funding to Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) was not passed. Efforts will continue in the upcoming legislative session to continue to fund SoCal ROC.
A legislative session consists of two years with two one-year cycles. These charts reflect the legislative session from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2014.
In this legislative session the City submitted a total of 55 position letters of which the City supported 32 bills and opposed 23 bills. City Departments take position on legislation that affects local control, financial impacts and effect on public safety. The majority of the bills during this legislative session pertained to housing, community and economic development, employee relations and environmental quality.
In the upcoming session, it is anticipated that the City will continue to be diligent in addressing legislation pertaining to medical marijuana, use of drones, potential closure of the Los Angeles Air Force Base, funding for SoCal ROC, transportation infrastructure and much more.
Legislative Session Outcome Charts:
Letters sent October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014
Letters sent October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2014