2018 Legislative Agenda

SB 439 Mitchell Prevents criminal prosecution of children under age 12 Co-Sponsor
SB 607 Skinner Eliminates defiance/disruption as grounds for suspension and expulsion for all students Co-Sponsor
SB 982 Mitchell Ends deep child poverty in the CalWORKs program Co-Sponsor
AB 992 Arambula Provides voluntary home visiting services to help CalWORKs families succeed Co-Sponsor
AB 1974 Gonzalez-Fletcher Protects students against punishment for parents' school-related debt Co-Sponsor
AB 1992 Chu Supports immunizations for young children in CalWORKs Co-Sponsor
AB 2010 Chau Limits the use of chemical spray in juvenile detention facilities Co-Sponsor
AB 2023 Caballero Makes the state Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit refundable Co-Sponsor
AB 2066 Stone Extends the CalEITC to all working poor Californians who file taxes Co-Sponsor
AB 2579 Burke Creates an expedited Medi-Cal enrollment pathway for children Co-Sponsor
AB 2471 Thurmond Provides grants to school districts for student support services Co-Sponsor
SB 1004 Wiener Improves prevention and early intervention strategies for children's mental health High Priority
SB 1391 Lara Ends transfer of 14- and 15-year olds to adult court High Priority
SB 1019 Beall Targets more mental health resources for services for children and youth High Priority