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Save The Kittens!

Monday, February 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) has introduced a bill that will allow kittens to be made immediately available for adoption to members of the public, waiving the three day hold period so that kittens who are 8 weeks or younger have a higher chance of a positive outcome.  

Monday, February 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) has introduced a bill that that will end the unnecessary and inhumane surgery commonly known as declawing, for non-therapeutic purposes.  Declawing, also known as onychectomy or partial digital amputation, is the removal of the last toe bones in a cat's paws from which the claw grows.  The surgery is well-recognized to have no benefit to the animal and is mostly performed to stop cats from using their claws to scratch furniture.

Monday, February 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) has introduced a bill to incentivize load serving entities to plan well-balanced portfolios to minimize impact on our shared electrical system.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) has introduced a bill to incentivize renewable gaseous fuels to help decarbonize space and water heating in California.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) introduced a bill today that would prevent ticketing companies, like Ticketmaster, from allowing ticket scalpers to buy up large quantities of tickets and reselling them at inflated prices – sometimes as high as thirty times the ticket’s face value.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) has introduced a bill to create parity in benefits available to legal immigrants through the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility for Kids (CalWORKS) and CalFresh programs.

Existing law provides various public social services programs to low-income families and individuals including CalWORKs, which provides cash assistance and other benefits, and CalFresh, which helps with access to food at markets and stores.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), Chair of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee, introduced a two bill package today to strengthen California’s management of harmful algal blooms, which release toxins in recreational lakes and drinking water reservoirs.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) introduced AB 762 to require local health agencies to post advisories at California water bodies depicting the amount of fish caught there that people can safely eat.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Hazardous waste must be disposed of properly to protect public health and the environment. Today, Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) introduced AB 733, which will enable California to identify this waste more humanely and accurately. 

“As Chair of the Assembly Committee of Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, I work every day to protect Californians and California’s environment from toxic pollution. Making sure hazardous waste is accurately identified and disposed of is crucial,” said Assemblymember Quirk.