All bills prioritized and supported by the CLBC meet the objective of the caucus: Social, Economic and Educational Justice.
ACA 5 Weber California Act for Economic Prosperity (Opportunity for All)
ACA 5 removes Article I, section 31 from the California Constitution to be voted on by voters in the 2020 ballot. This measure would repeal the provisions enacted by the initiative, Proposition 209 in 1996, of the California Constitution prohibiting the state from discriminating against, or granting preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting.
ACA 6 McCarty Free the Vote
This bill will restore voting rights to people serving a parole sentence. This constitutional amendment would affect a large population of Black Californians that are incarcerated. It will also play a huge role in changing the criminal justice system that heavily affects Black Californians.
AB 3121 Weber Reparations Task Force
AB 3121 will establish a Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. This bill will also provide an in depth examination of the impacts of slavery in California in the broader sense and provide the State guidance on how to address the disparities born of a shameful history.
SB 144 Mitchell Families over Fees Act
AB 1460 Weber Ethnic Studies
AB 1835 Weber Local Control Funding Formula
AB 1950 Kamlager Probation Reform
AB 1994 Holden Medi-Cal Eligibility
AB 2019 Holden College and Career Access Pathways partnerships
AB 2054 Kamlager C.R.I.S.E.S. Act
AB 2405 Burke Housing: Children and Families
*Addendum to 2020 Bill Package*
Because of the recent events surrounding the murder of George Floyd and the worldwide out cry for police reform, we have introduced legislation to invoke structural change.All bills meet the objective of the Caucus: Social, Economic and Educational Justice.
SB 731 Police Officer Decertification Bradford
Prevents police officers, who have been let go for misconduct, from moving to another law enforcement agency.
AB 1196 Carotid Chokehold Gipson
Ends the use of this practice by law enforcement in California.
AB 1506 Independent Investigations for Police Deadly Force McCarty, Weber, Bradford
Would create an opt-in Department of Justice Deadly Force Oversight Division to investigate officer-involved shootings and use-of-force incidents.
AB 1185 Sheriff Oversight McCarty
Strengthens existing citizen Sheriff Oversight bodies and helps increase transparency and accountability — not to mention preventing expensive taxpayer use of force settlements.
AB 2342 Parole Reintegration Credits McCarty
Allows formerly incarcerated to reduce their parole term by going to college or actively engaging in community volunteer activities.
AB 1022 Duty to Intervene and Report Holden
When in a position to do so, officers shall report and intervene when they know or have reason to know, that another officer is about to use, or is using, unnecessary force.