Sunday, June 1, 2008

Sacramento, CA 2007 Results

Here are the results of the 2007 California Legislative Session:

AB 14 — Civil Rights Act of 2007
Status: APPROVED By Governor Schwarzenegger
Adds prohibition of discrimination based on disability, medical condition, marital status or sexual orientation.

AB 43 — Gender Neutral Marriage
Status: VETOED By Governor Schwarzenegger (Click here to read the veto message.)
Gives marriage equality to same-sex couples.

AB 102 — Name Selection
Status: APPROVED By Governor Schwarzenegger
Gives domestic partners the right to select a surname.

AB 394 — Safe Place To Learn Act
Status: APPROVED By Governor Schwarzenegger
Protects all California students from harassment and bullying at school regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

SB 105 — Simplify Domestic Partner Income Tax Filing
Status: APPROVED By Governor Schwarzenegger
Resolves issues relating to the CA Domestic Partner law regarding income tax filing requirements.

SB 518 — Juvenile Justice Safety And Protection Act
Status: APPROVED By Governor Schwarzenegger
Protects LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system.

SB 559 — Property Taxation Exclusion
Status: APPROVED By Governor Schwarzenegger
Ensures that all same-sex couples registered with the state benefit from a 2006 law about property reassessments upon the death of a partner.

SB 777 — Education Non-discrimination
Status: APPROVED By Governor Schwarzenegger
Creates uniform non-discrimination standards within the state education code so students, teachers, and school administrators clearly understand the protections that are provided within CA’s publicly-funded schools and programs.

SJR 6 — Repeal DADT Resolution
Resolution urges the Congress and President to repeal the military’s DADT policy. This resolution did not go to the Governor for approval.

No comments: