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Assemblywoman Smith Sends Seven Bills to Governor’s Desk, with Four Already Signed into Law

Friday, September 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – With her bills approved by the Legislature, Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) announced the status of her 2019 legislative package Friday. Seven bills currently await the Governor’s signature:

Bill to Require Science-Based Monitoring, Transparency at Aliso Canyon Heads to Governor’s Desk

Thursday, September 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Henry Stern’s SB 463 passed its final vote yesterday in the California State Legislature. The bill bolsters the reporting of the chemical composition of materials emitted from gas storage wells in the event of a leak and requires the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to review and revise its policies in response to the Aliso Canyon root cause analysis.

Assemblywoman Smith Unclaimed Property Bill Passes State Senate

Friday, September 6, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblywoman Christy Smith’s (D-Santa Clarita) Assembly Bill (AB) 1637 passed the State Senate this week and will be heading to the Governor’s desk. AB 1637 streamlines the property claim process and alleviates the convoluted nature of government practices regarding unclaimed property.

Assemblywoman Smith’s Higher Education Nursing Bill Signed into Law

Friday, September 6, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to announce her Assembly Bill (AB) 1051, dedicated to expanding higher education and employment for nurses, was signed into law Thursday by Governor Gavin Newsom.

Assemblywoman Christy Smith Education Bills Clear Senate

Thursday, September 5, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to announce three of her education bills passed the California State Senate today, clearing a key hurdle.

The following bills received unanimous support and are now awaiting the Governor’s signature:

Assemblywoman Christy Smith Releases Statement on SB 276 Vote

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) released the following statement upon her vote on SB 276 (Pan) Tuesday.

“Today, I voted for SB 276. The decision was not an easy one, as I believe in legitimate exemptions and understand many people cannot be vaccinated for reasons beyond their control. But illegitimate and fraudulent exemptions written by bad actors exist and erode public health.

Some facts have gotten lost in this impassioned debate. These facts helped inform my decision:

Assemblywoman Christy Smith Sends Seven Bills to the Senate Floor

Friday, August 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to announce seven of her bills cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee today, marking a crucial accomplishment in the legislative process.  The measures focus on a wide array of topics, including restitution for victims of human trafficking, AP exam equity and government accountability. The bills include:


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