2017 Legislative Package

AB 33: Electric Vehicles Garage Charging Units. Allows electrical corporations to install level 2 electric vehicle charging units in residential garages for customers who purchase a vehicle on the secondary market.
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AB 333: State Road 185. Allows CalTrans to relinquish a portion of State Route 185 located in Ashland (an unincorporated city) to Alameda County.
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AB 549: Electrified Security Fence. Requires a local municipality to provide notice to the fire department and fire marshal when a permit is granted to a business to install an electrified security fence.
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AB 574: Recycled Water. Requires the California State Water Board to develop regulations on how, and under what circumstances, recycled water could be used for drinking water.
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AB 730: BART Passenger Safety. Allows BART to permanently operate a program that allows the removal of unruly passengers.
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AB 771: Forest Maintenance. Requires CalFire to develop a uniform standard burn template for the purpose of prescribing fire as a fuel treatment. 
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AB 803: Low Income Energy Efficiency Assessment. Requires the Public Utilities Commission to audit the State's low income energy efficiency programs every five years. Grants more flexibility to independently owned utilities by allowing them to install the most relevant and effective technologies available when weatherizing homes.
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AB 840: Vote-By-Mail Ballot Electronic Signature. Modernizes the process under which a voter, who did not sign the vote-by-mail envelope, can return a completed unsigned ballot statement.
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AB 895: Campaign Disclosure Reporting. Allows certain campaign disclosure reports to be submitted electronically, to the Secretary of State, in lieu of a paper filling.
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AB 1044: Vote-By-Mail Ballots. Requires voter information packets include materials on how voters can obtain information on whether or not their vote-by-mail ballot was counted. 
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AB 1091: Metallic Balloons Release. Clarifies ambiguity regarding the outdoor release of metallic balloons.
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AB 1145: Mandatory Utility Relocation Reimbursement. Ensures that all utilities are reimbursed equally for any forced relocation of their facilities due to a local or state government initiated infrastructure project.
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AB 1316: Childhood Lead Testing. Improves how the state identifies lead clusters by requiring that all children be tested for lead poisoning.
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AB 1480: Pesticide Applicator Licensing Fraud Prevention. Authorizes the director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation to levy a civil penalty against individuals who commit fraud related to pesticide applicator license renewal applications.
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ACR 18: State Scientist Day. Recognizes May 10, 2017, as the 29th Annual State Scientist Day, as a tribute to the dedication and professionalism of the state scientists who work on behalf of all the residents of California.
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