Women Making News

OROPEZA ‘TITLE IX COMPLIANCE’ BILL SIGNED

Sep 16, 2002

AB 2295 addresses gender equity in California’s athletic programs

Sacramento – Assemblymember Jenny Oropeza (D-Long Beach) announced that AB 2295 was signed into law by Governor Davis today. This legislation will study athletic programs throughout California’s public schools and the rate of compliance with Title IX. AB 2295 cleared both the Assembly and the Senate with bipartisan support.

ASSEMBLYMEMBER JACKSON'S ABORTION TRAINING BILL TO BE SIGNED BY GOVERNOR DAVIS AT CEREMONY TODAY

Sep 04, 2002

Governor Gray Davis has announced that he will be signing four measures to protect women's reproductive rights at a signing ceremony in San Francisco this afternoon. Assemblymember Hannah-Beth Jackson's Assembly Bill 2194 is one of the measures that will be signed by Governor Davis.

Governor Signs Liu “Next of Kin II” Bill

Aug 28, 2002

New law inspired by Studio City family will require nursing homes to notify next of kin when patients’ health falters

GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW LAW CLOSING LOOPHOLE ON DEADBEAT PARENTS

Aug 28, 2002

Soto Bill Stops Child Support Delinquents from “Running down the clock."

Sacramento – Parents who have custody of their children can now go to court to demand delinquent support even after their child has turned 18 years old. Governor Gray Davis signed into law, Senate Bill 1658 authored by Senator Nell Soto (D-Pomona). The new law will remove a loophole used by deadbeat parents to avoid paying back child support.

Legislator Seeks to Protect International Planning Funds

Aug 28, 2002

SACRAMENTO – The California State Assembly passed Senate Joint Resolution 51 (Karnette D-Long Beach) yesterday on a 50-27 vote. SJR 51 officially requests that the Bush administration reinstate funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).