New McCarty Bill Targets Crime Gun Dealers In CaliforniaA new bill was signed by Governor Newsom which requires the Department of Justice to analyze their crime gun data in order to determine trends and patterns related to how crime guns are sold and trafficked.
California Assemblywoman Calls For Tax-Free TamponsReferred to as an end to the "tampon tax," Assembly Bill 1561 would provide exemptions on taxes from the purchase, storage and usage of sanitary napkins and tampons.
Assembly Bill Would Allow Domestic Violence Victims To Leave Family Cellphone PlansAssembly Bill 1407 would allow a court to direct a wireless provider to transfer services in domestic violence cases. As it stands now, wireless providers do not allow anyone but the primary account holder to take anyone on or off of a family share plan.
Assembly Bill Would Require Staff Approval Before Charter School Creation Or ConversionUnder AB917, at least 50 percent of teachers and support staff, such as cafeteria workers or custodians, would need to back any effort to convert a public school to a charter or start a new one.