Press Releases

Friday, October 11, 2019

Sacramento –Assembly Bill 917, authored by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes was signed into law by Governor Newsom.  AB 917 changes the certification process required for a U-Visa or T-Visa application to 30 days, or 7 days if the applicant is in removal proceedings.  The T-Visa and U-Visa programs were created by Congress nearly twenty years ago to provide a process for immigrant victims of cri

Friday, October 11, 2019

Sacramento –Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1666 which requires the California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office to partner with local educational agencies to make information about the 2020 federal decennial census available to students and their parents at schools.  Assemblymember Reyes introduced AB 1666 in response to concerns that California may have difficulties in achieving a full census count due to the intimidation targeting immigrant communities and misinformation about the importance of the census.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sacramento –Assembly Bill 9, The Stop Harassment and Reporting Extension (SHARE) Act heads to the Governor for consideration after passing out of the Assembly.  The SHARE Act introduced by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) extends the timeline to bring forward a complaint of workplace harassment and discrimination from one year to three years.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sacramento- Today, Assembly Bill 1510 authored by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) was voted out of the Assembly on concurrence and heads to the Governor’s desk for his signature.  AB 1510 which will give victims of sexual assault that occurred at the University of Southern California student health center, an additional year to file their civil claims. The pattern of behavior revealed in the media coverage and through the subsequent witness testimonies provided shocking details of sexual assault and harassment inflicted on patients while Dr.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) held a press conference to highlight Assembly Bill 1510 which will give victims of sexual assault occurring at a student health center an additional year to file their civil claims.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Legislation that will provide a historic investment in the state’s childcare system and reorganize California’s role in early childhood education (ECE) authored by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D- San Bernardino) Chair of the Assembly Human Services Committee passed out of committee.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Sacramento –Yesterday, the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee voted to pass AB 9, The Stop Harassment and Reporting Extension (SHARE) Act on a vote of 5 to 0.  The SHARE Act introduced by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) and jointly authored by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) and Assemblymember Marie Waldron (D-Escondido) extends the timeline to bring forward a complaint of workplace harassment from one year to three years.