Governor Brown Takes Action to Improve Public Safety and Help Law Enforcement


10-9-2011

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that he has taken action on legislation to improve public safety and help law enforcement in California.

The following bills have been signed by Governor Brown:

• AB 353 by Assemblymember Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) – Vehicles: checkpoints.
• AB 366 by Assemblymember Michael Allen (D-Santa Rosa) – Defendants: involuntary antipsychotic medication. A signing statement can be found here.
• AB 469 by Assemblymember Sandre Swanson (D-Oakland) – Employees: wages.
• AB 486 by Assemblymember Ben Hueso (D-Chula Vista) – Controlled substances.
• AB 520 by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) – Vehicles: reckless driving: suspension of licenses.
• AB 665 by Assemblymember Norma Torres (D-Pomona) – Disorderly conduct.
• AB 1010 by Assemblymember Warren Furutani (D-Long Beach) – Law enforcement: communications.
• AB 1016 by Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo) – Inmates: state hospitals: reimbursement of costs.
• AB 1114 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – Inmates: involuntary administration of psychotropic medications.
• AB 1122 by Assemblymember John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) – Juvenile offenders: tattoo removal.
• AB 1358 by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) – Vehicles: misdemeanor violations: amnesty.
• SB 61 by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) – Wiretapping: authorization.

The Governor announced that he has also vetoed the following bills:

• AB 239 by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) – Crime laboratories: oversight. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 322 by Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-Pasadena) – Forensic evidence: rape kits. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 568 by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) – Pregnant inmates and wards: least restrictive restraints. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 1116 by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) – Emergency services: populations with limited English proficiency. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 1389 by Assemblymember Michael Allen (D-Santa Rosa) – Vehicles: sobriety checkpoints: impoundment. A veto message can be found here.
• SB 139 by Senator Elaine Alquist (D-Santa Clara) – Corrections: state prisons: searches. A veto message can be found here.
• SB 601 by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) – Corrections: prisons: accountability report. A veto message can be found here.
• SB 676 by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) – Industrial hemp. A veto message can be found here.

• SB 914 by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) – Search warrants: portable electronic devices. A veto message can be found here.

For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html.

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