ACLU-NC 2020 priority bills

STATUS OF BILLS AS OF JUNE 25, 2020

AB 860 (vote by mail):  Victory! It became law on June 18, 2020

AB 3216 (paid sick leave):  passed on Assembly floor on June 18; read first time in Senate

AB 2054 (CRISES Act): passed on Assembly floor on June 18; read first time in Senate 

ACA 6 (re-enfranchising people on parole) – passed on Senate floor on June 24, 2020; expect to be a ballot initiative in November 2020

ACA 5 (affirmative action) – passed on Senate floor on June 24, 2020; expect to be a ballot initiative in November 2020

THREE STEPS TO TAKE ACTION REGARDING ACLU OF CALIFORNIA'S 2020 PRIORITY BILLS:

Step 1:  If you do not know who your legislators in the California legislature are, please use the following link to find out the names of your State Senator and Assemblymember.

http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov

Step 2a: If you live in the service area of the Santa Clara Valley chapter, your State Senator is one of the following.  The phone number is the district office’s or satellite office’s phone number.

  • Beall (SD15):               (408)558-1295
  • Hill (SD13):                  (650)212-3313
  • Monning (SD17):       (408)847-6101
  • Wieckowski (SD10):   (510)794-3900

Step 2b:  If you live in the service area of the Santa Clara Valley chapter, your Assemblymember is one of the following.  The phone number is the district office’s phone number.

  • Berman (AD24):   (650)691-2121
  • Chu        (AD25):   (408)262-2501
  • Kalra      (AD 27):  (408)277-1220
  • Low        (AD 28):  (408)446-2810
  • Rivas       (AD30):  (831)759-8676
  • Stone:     (AD29):  (831)425-1503

Step 3:  Sample script

Sample script for calling your state Senator:

"Hello.  My name is [your name] and I live in [name of city].  I am calling Senator [name of Senator] to ask him/her to support two bills. The first bill to support is AB 3216 regarding paid sick leave.  Paid sick leave is critical to ensure workers can stay at home when they are sick.  The second bill to support is AB 2054, the CRISES Act.  The CRISES Act pilot grant program will promote community-based response to emergencies including public health emergencies, unhoused people in crisis, and natural disasters.  To summarize, I urge the Senator to support AB 3216 and AB 2054. Thank you."

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