Press Release

Thursday, June 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO--State lawmakers gathered in Sacramento today to announce that lead paint manufacturers have removed the “Healthy Homes and Schools Act” from the November ballot.

As a result of today’s announcement, all stakeholders have agreed to work collaboratively to resolve the issues related to lead paint in older homes around the state.  Also, the three Assembly authors of pending bills in this area will be holding their bills for this legislative session - Assembly Bill 2073 (Chiu), Assembly Bill 2803 (Limon) and Assembly Bill 2136 (Bonta).

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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Assemblymember David Chiu (D - San Francisco) today issued the following statement regarding AB 1838 and SB 872:

“It is with great disappointment and disgust that I have to cast a vote for AB 1838 and SB 872 today.  Politics often comes down to impossible choices, and today was no exception.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

(Sacramento) Assemblymember David Chiu announced a deal to keep a lead paint industry backed initiative off this November’s ballot. As a result of today’s announcement, all stakeholders have agreed to work collaboratively to resolve the issues related to lead paint in older homes around the state. “Today’s announcement that the ballot measure has been pulled is a very welcome one, since we will now have time to engage in a more deliberative process to address the significant problems related to lead paint in older homes in California.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018