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LAO Finalizes Report Requested by Assembly Majority Leader Reyes to Improve Youth and Family Engagement in State Government.

Sacramento – Today, Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) is sharing the findings of a report from the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) regarding youth and family engagement with State entities. The report is based on a request Majority Leader Reyes made of the LAO last year to conduct research on the ways State departments and agencies were engaging youth and family representatives in their advisory bodies.

Majority Leader Reyes’ Bill to Extend Worker Protections to Classified School Employees is signed by Governor

Sacramento – AB 438 authored by Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes (D -San Bernardino) was signed into law by Governor Newsom.  AB 438 will standardize the layoff process and extend existing worker protection to school bus drivers, food service workers and other classified employees. This bill seeks to ensure workers receive equal treatment regardless of job title.  

 

Legislation Authored by Majority Leader Reyes to Protect the Rights of Nursing Home Residents is Signed by the Governor

Sacramento –Governor Newsom signed AB 849 authored by Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) in response to troubling reports concerning the treatment of senior citizens in skilled nursing facilities.  AB 849 ensures skilled nursing facilities are held accountable for violating the rights of seniors by allowing civil penalties on a per violation basis which is intended to deter potential violations and hold facilities accountable for how they treat their residents.

 

Majority Leader Reyes’ Bill to Establish California Commission on Human Rights Awaiting Governor’s Signature

Sacramento – AB 412 introduced by Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes (D -San Bernardino) passed the California Legislature and it on its way to the Governor’s desk. 

AB 412 would create the California Commission on Human Rights. Currently, at the State level, there is no entity that is tasked with overseeing the status of Human Rights violations. The Commission will review the status of human rights, create regular reports and propose policy solutions to human rights shortcoming so that the rights of all Californians are met.