Sacramento, CA—Legislation authored by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) to make it easier for low-income people to access their medical records was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday. Assembly Bill 2520 will expand access to free medical records and ensure patients applying for public benefit programs receive completed eligibility forms from health care providers.
Legislation seeks to prevent evictions as Californians struggle to pay rent
Sacramento, CA--Newly amended legislation by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), and Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) to prevent and delay evictions passed the Senate floor today. Assembly Bill 3088, the product of negotiations led by Governor Gavin Newsom, seeks to prevent evictions for non-payment of rent for tenants financially impacted by COVID-19.
Legislation would strengthen Unsafe Handgun Act, making way for microstamping technology and new safety features
Through increased time and support, legislation would lessen the ramifications of board and care facility closures
Assemblymember David Chiu (D - San Francisco) today issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leadership announced details of Assembly Bill 3088, a compromise policy to prevent evictions in the wake of COVID-19:
“What the Governor and legislative leadership have announced today is an imperfect but necessary solution to a colossal problem.
COVID-19 eviction and foreclosure prevention legislation among the bills moving forward
Sacramento, CA--Three bills authored by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) cleared a crucial legislative hurdle today when they came off of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s suspense file. The bills would prevent evictions and foreclosures in the wake of COVID-19, compel the gun industry to adopt new safety features, and soften the impacts of board and care facility closures.
Legislation would prevent a wave of mass evictions and foreclosures as Californians struggle to pay rent and mortgages
Sacramento, CA--Legislation by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) to prevent evictions and foreclosures passed the Senate Judiciary Committee today. As the economic fallout from COVID-19 leaves millions of Californians vulnerable, Assembly Bill 1436 would prevent evictions for non-payment of rent and grant struggling property owners mortgage forbearance.
Support comes as Legislature moves into final weeks of legislative session
Sacramento, CA--Today nine mayors of many of California’s largest cities issued a letter endorsing an eviction and foreclosure prevention bill currently before the state legislature. Assembly Bill 1436 by Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and 15 legislative co-authors would prevent evictions in the wake of COVID-19 and grant struggling property owners mortgage forbearance.
Package of legislation passed by the Assembly would spur housing creation in California
Sacramento, CA--Members of the California State Assembly advanced a package of housing production bills this week. The proposals increase the amount of housing that is allowed in California and make the housing approval process quicker and smoother.