Press Release

Assemblywoman Christy Smith Reaffirms Commitment to Community Affected by Saddleridge Fire

Saturday, October 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA — Late Thursday night, the Saddleridge Fire broke out in Sylmar and quickly spread to the neighborhoods of Porter Ranch, Granada Hills and Chatsworth in the 38th Assembly District, represented by Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita). The Assemblywoman issued the following statement regarding the Saddleridge Fire:

Assemblywoman Smith Education Reform Bill Receives Governor’s Signature

Thursday, October 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to announce her Assembly Bill (AB) 1507, which updates the California Charter Schools Act, received Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature Thursday. AB 1507 closes a loophole in current law that allows a charter school to operate outside its authorizing district.

Assemblywoman Smith Sexual Harassment Education Bill Signed by Governor

Thursday, October 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to announce her Assembly Bill (AB) 543 to expand education on school sexual harassment resources has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. The bill requires 9th through 12th grade schoolsites to display culturally competent, age-appropriate posters in each bathroom and locker room.

Assemblywoman Smith Celebrates Senior Appreciation Day with Resource Fair, Check Presentation

Friday, September 27, 2019

SANTA CLARITA, CA — Oct. 2 is the 38th Assembly District’s Senior Appreciation Day! Join Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) for a resource fair, featuring local and state agencies and non-profit organizations that will be delivering resources and information to seniors, their families and caregivers. Hosted in partnership with Bella Vida (Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center), the event will also feature informational seminars regarding fraud prevention, the REAL ID, the Medi-Cal program and more.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Asm. Smith listens on
Group photo of assemblymembers
Asm. Smith being shown an exhibit
Asm. Smith walking with tour group
Asm. Smith listening to tour guide
Members and staffers listening on

Assemblywoman Smith and other assemblymembers were given a tour of Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.

Assemblywoman Smith Unclaimed Property Bill Signed into Law

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA — After successfully passing both chambers of the California State Legislature, Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to announce that her measure, Assembly Bill (AB) 1637, has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. AB 1637 works with the State Controller’s Office (SCO) to streamline the property claim process, alleviating complications and promoting more convenience for local agencies.