Judicial Council Legislative Position Letters & Fiscal Impact Statements

Position/fiscal impact statement letters, and other fiscal related documents, on pending legislation submitted by the Judicial Council to the California Legislature and/or Governor.

AB 30 (Caballero) – Environmental quality: judicial review: strip mall conversion housing projects

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

AB 73 (Chiu) – Planning and zoning: housing sustainability districts

JC Position: No position
Position Letter(s)

AB 83 (Santiago) – Collective bargaining: Judicial Council

JC Position: No position
Position Letter(s)

AB 154 (Levine) – Prisoners: mental health treatment

JC Position: No position
Position Letter(s)

AB 246 (Santiago) – Environmental quality: Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011

JC Position: Oppose
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AB 255 (Gallagher) – Sexually Violent Predators: out-of-county placement

JC Position: Support
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AB 330 (Cooley) – Highway safety

JC Position: Support
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AB 411 (Bloom) – Witness testimony: therapy and facility dogs

JC Position: Oppose
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AB 414 (Medina) – Suspension and allocation of vacant judgeships

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 452 (Bloom) – Courts

JC Position: Sponsor
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AB 532 (Waldron) – Drug courts: drug and alcohol assistance

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)
Assembly Appropriations Committee Analyses

AB 644 (Berman) – Civil procedure: pleadings

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 665 (Levine) – Military personnel: veterans: resentencing: mitigating circumstances

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)
Fiscal Impact Statement Letter(s)

AB 689 (Obernolte) – Juvenile proceedings: competency

JC Position: Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 712 (Bloom) – Civil actions: change of venue

JC Position: Support, if amended
Position Letter(s)

AB 720 (Eggman) – Inmates: psychiatric medication: informed consent

JC Position: None
Fiscal Impact Statement Letter

AB 734 (Bonta) – California Environmental Quality Act: Oakland Sports and Mixed-Use Project

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

AB 745 (Reyes) – Commissioners: criminal proceedings

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 789 (Rubio) – Criminal procedure: release on own recognizance

JC Position: Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 808 (Cunningham) – Child custody: appointment of counsel

JC Position: Oppose
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AB 865 (Levine) – Military personnel: veterans: resentencing: mitigating circumstances.

JC Position: Support
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AB 905 (Maienschein) – Money judgments of other jurisdictions

JC Position: Support
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AB 935 (Stone) – Juvenile proceedings: competency

JC Position: Support in part
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AB 976 (Berman) – Electronic filing and service

JC Position: Sponsor
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AB 987 (Kamlager-Dove) - California Environmental Quality Act: sports and entertainment project

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

AB 1128 (Weber) – Criminal cases: exhibits: retention

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)
Assembly Appropriations Committee Analyses

AB 1214 (Stone) – Juvenile proceedings: competency

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

AB 1290 (Obernolte)  – Lawyer-client privilege: holder of the privilege

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

AB 1312 (Gonzalez Fletcher) – Sexual assault victims: rights

JC Position: No position
Assembly Appropriations Committee Analyses

AB 1443 (Levine) – Court records

JC Position: Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 1450 (Obernolte) – Court reporters: electronic transcripts

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 1531 (Berman) – Court fees: electronic filing

JC Position: Support
Position Letter

AB 1541 (Kalra) – Examination of prospective jurors

JC Position: Withdrawal of opposition
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AB 1617 (Bloom) – Juvenile case files: inspection

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
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AB 1692 (Committee on Judiciary) – Judiciary omnibus

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 1793 (Bonta) – Cannabis convictions: resentencing

JC Position: Oppose unless amended and funded
Position Letter
Fiscal Impact Statement

AB 1905 (Grayson) – Environmental quality: judicial review: transportation projects

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

AB 1971 (Santiago) - Mental health services: involuntary detention: gravely disabled

JC Position: None
Fiscal Impact Statement Letter(s)

AB 2177 (Jones-Sawyer) - Penalty assessments: fees

JC Position: No Position
Fiscal Impact Statement

AB 2185 (Chiu) - Civil actions: appointment of guardian ad litem

JC Position: Neutral
Position Letter

AB 2230 (Berman) – Civil Actions

JC Position: Support
Position Letter

AB 2240 (Grayson) – Trial Jury Selection and Management Act

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

AB 2267 (Wood) - California Environmental Quality Act: Sonoma County Renewal Enterprise District

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

AB 2274 (Quirk) – Division of community property: pet animals

JC Position: No position
Position Letter(s)

AB 2279 (Fong) – Environmental quality: judicial review: housing projects

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

AB 2309 (Bloom) – Sale of the West Los Angeles Courthouse

JC Position: Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 2322 (Daly) – Department of Motor Vehicles: records: confidentiality

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 2354 (Rubio) – Family law: court reporters

JC Position: No Position
Fiscal Impact Statement

AB 2373 (Acosta) – Dissolution of marriage and legal separation: disclosure of assets and liabilities

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 2438 (Ting) – Automatic withdrawal of plea

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

AB 2446 (Obernolte) – Courts: judgeships

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
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AB 2526 (Rubio) – Temporary emergency gun violence restraining orders

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 2532 (Jones-Sawyer) – Infractions: community service

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
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AB 2655 (Gloria) – Judicial Council: minor vehicle infractions

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 2664 (Holden) – Court reporters: official reporter pro tempore

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 2710 (Obernolte) – Warrants

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

AB 2757 (Reyes) – Court reporters

JC Position: No Position
Fiscal Impact Statement

AB 2856 (Melendez) – California Environmental Quality Act: housing development projects

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

AB 2868 (Santiago) – County of Los Angeles: limited-term law clerk

JC Position: Oppose
Fiscal Impact Statement

AB 2988 (Weber) – Criminal procedure: disposition of evidence

JC Position: No Position
Fiscal Impact Statement

AB 3047 (Daly) – Court fees: waiver: Indian Child Welfare Act

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 3076 (Reyes) – Indian child welfare: legal services

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 3176 (Waldron) – Indian children

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

AB 3246 (Committee on Transportation) – Transportation: omnibus bill

JC Position: Support/Sponsor-Section 22
Position Letter(s)

AB 3248 (Committee on Judiciary) - Civil actions: mandatory expedited jury trials

JC Position: Support
Position Letter

ACR 124 (Limón) – Court Adoption and Permanency Month

JC Position: Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

SB 8 (Beall) – Diversion: mental disorders

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 10 (Hertzberg) – Bail: pretrial release

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 38 (Roth) – Courts: judgeships

JC Position:Sponsor/Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 170 (Leyva) – Child custody: preferences of the child

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

SB 185 (Hertzberg) – Crimes: infractions

JC Position: None
Senate Appropriations Committee Analyses

SB 190 (Mitchell) – Juveniles

JC Position: None
Senate Appropriations Committee Analyses

SB 215 (Beall) – Diversion: mental disorders

JC Position: Support
Position Letter

SB 238 (Hertzberg) – Evidence: disposition of exhibits: photographic or digital record

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 273 (Hill) – Marriage: minors

JC Position: None
Fiscal Impact Statement Letter
Senate Appropriations Committee Analyses

SB 333 (Anderson) – Trusts: modification or termination

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 339 (Roth) – Veterans treatment courts: Judicial Council assessment and survey

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 384 (Wiener) – Sex offenders: registration: criminal offender record information systems

JC Position: Support, if funded
Position Letter(s)

SB 393 (Lara) – Arrests: sealing

JC Position: None
Senate Appropriations Committee Analyses

SB 403 (Cannella) – Sale of county courthouses

JC Position: Support/Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

SB 421 (Wiener) – Sex offenders: registration: criminal offender record information systems

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 545 (Beall) – Vehicles: 24/7 Sobriety program

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 576 (Wiener) – Jury commissioners: juror data collections and maintenance

JC Position: None
Fiscal Impact Statement Letter
Senate Appropriations Committee Analyses

SB 670 (Jackson) – Sentencing: county of incarceration and supervision

JC Position: Sponsor
Position Letter(s)

SB 699 (Galgiani – Environmental quality: Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act of 2011

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

SB 789 (Bradford) – California Environmental Quality Act: Olympic games: sports and entertainment project: eminent domain

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

SB 922 (Nguyen) – Surplus state property: affordable student housing

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

SB 948 (Allen) – California Environmental Quality Act community plans

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

SB 954 (Wieckowski) – Mediation: confidentiality: disclosure

JC Position: Support
Position Letter

SB 1011 (Roth) – Proceeding to establish limited conservatorship: person with developmental disabilities

JC Position: Support
Position Letter

SB 1045 (Wiener) - Conservatorship: chronic homelessness: mental illness and substance use disorders

JC Position: None
Fiscal Impact Statement

SB 1129 (Monning) – Spousal support award: conviction for act of domestic violence

JC Position: Oppose, unless amended
Position Letter(s)

SB 1155 (Hueso) – Court interpreters: small claims proceedings

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter(s)

SB 1187 (Beall) – Competence to stand trial

JC Position: Support
Position Letter

SB 1208 (Committee on Judiciary) – Courts, judicial emergencies.

JC Position: Support
Position Letter(s)

SB 1340 (Glazer) – California Environmental Quality Act: housing projects

JC Position: Oppose
Position Letter

SB 1437 (Skinner) – Accomplice liability for felony murder

JC Position: Support, if amended
Position Letter