California Legislation Deadline Pushes Bills Out

Friday, August 31st was the last day for the California Legislature to pass bills this year. Governor Brown has until September 30th to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature. Notable legislation included bail reform, renewable energy, net neutrality, and wildfire payments. On September 10th  Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 100, setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal for the state, and issued an executive order establishing a new target to achieve carbon neutrality – both by 2045. Governor Brown also signed into law AB 2949 authored by San Diego Assemblyman Todd Gloria and supported by the Chamber. AB 2949 will give children of military families the option to remain in their school of origin for the remainder of the school year regardless of any change in the military family’s residence or end of military service of parent.