NEWPORT BEACH – Business and environmental activists joined Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris in Newport Bay to urge Governor Gavin Newsom to sign Assembly Bill 65 into law. The bill will invest in natural infrastructure solutions to combat sea-level rise.
Action Necessary in Response to the Opioid Crisis
SACRAMENTO — Assembly Bills (AB) 919 and 920, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), will increase protections for vulnerable patients seeking legitimate substance abuse treatment. Both bills passed the Legislature unanimously, at the end of the legislative session with bipartisan support, and will now be sent to the Governor who has until October 13, 2019 to consider legislation.
SACRAMENTO – In an effort to ensure local input is considered regarding the future use of Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa, California, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris authored Assembly Bill 1199, which would require the Department of General Services (DGS) to hold a public hearing. Today, AB 1199 passed the Senate Floor 40-0, receiving final approval from the Legislature with strong bi-partisan support.
SACRAMENTO—In an effort to incentivize nonprofits to undertake projects that provide habitat restoration and improved public access to coastal resources, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has worked with the Coastal Commission to pass Assembly Bill 1011 to provide fee-waivers to 501(c)(3) nonprofits. The bill was unanimously approved by the legislature and was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom.
As an Assemblywoman and as a mom, taking care of California’s kids is my number one priority.
The goal of SB 276 is to ensure that California students are vaccinated and protected from preventable, life-threatening diseases like measles, polio and whooping cough.
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 1264, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), will increase access to birth control by allowing Californians to be prescribed birth control via a smartphone app with fewer barriers. Today, AB 1264 was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate 35-2 and is now headed to the Assembly for a concurrence vote.
SACRAMENTO – In an effort to address the legal services gap for active duty military, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review, is authoring Assembly Bill 558, which requires the California State Bar to coordinate civil legal services for active duty service members and their families who otherwise cannot afford them.