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RELEASE: Legislation to Cut Unnecessary Green Tape Passes 1st House

AB 72 Will Increase Sea-Level Rise Initiatives Along the Coast

SACRAMENTO – With bipartisan support in the Legislature, AB 72 – The 2021 Coastal Adaptation Permitting Act – passed out of the Assembly. AB 72, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, will rationalize the regulatory approval process for critical coastal adaptation projects.

RELEASE: Legislation to Protect Substance Use Recovery Patients from Bad Actors Advances

AB 1158 Will Ensure Patients in Recovery are Protected Under Law

SACRAMENTO - In response to an 18% increase in overdoses nationwide, legislation to protect patients recovering from alcohol and substance use advances to the Assembly Floor. AB 1158, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, will protect recovering patients from abusive practices by requiring licensed recovery and treatment facilities to maintain minimum insurance coverage.   

05.10.21 California Introduces Bill To Fight State Child Marriage Laws

Excerpted from KFBK Radio

By Sasha Margulies

California is one of 13 states that does not have a minimum age requirement for marriage. Child marriage is currently legal in 46 states, with only Delaware, New Jersey, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania setting the minimum age at 18 and eliminating all exceptions, according to Equality Now. Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris says she's introduced a bill to ban child marriage in the state.

 

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