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SB 799
Assigned To Senate Committee

SB 799 – Increased Burden on California’s unemployment insurance program

OPPOSE   SB 799 would make California one of only three states that grants unemployment benefits to striking workers. The union-backed bill would pay striking workers after they have been on strike for two weeks, and provide an incentive for unions to stay on strike longer. Lawmakers should not place this burden on California’s unemployment...
Introduced Feb 17, 2023
AB 1078
Sent to Governor

AB 1078 – REMOVES LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD AUTONOMY

OPPOSE   AB 1078 seeks to sideline local school boards’ power to make decisions about the curriculum taught in their school district, and instead, follow the guidance of Sacramento bureaucrats. It’s the proverbial camel’s nose in the tent of local education decision-making. This bill is the height of legislative overreach and is an affront to...
Introduced Feb 15, 2023
AB 665
Sent to Governor

AB 665 – ALLOWS CHILDREN TO LEAVE HOME AND ENTER THE STATE SYSTEM WITHOUT PARENT PERMISSION WHEN NOT AT RISK UNDER THE GUISE OF MENTAL HEALTH

OPPOSE   AB 665 would allow a minor 12 and older to consent to mental health treatment, counseling, or to be sent to residential shelter services without the consent of their parents for any reason. Current law allows a minor to consent to mental health services only if that minor presents a danger of serious...
Introduced Feb 13, 2023
AB 1352
Assigned To Senate Committee

AB 1352 – WOULD PROVIDE FOR REMOVAL OF ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES WHO REJECT RADICAL INDOCTRINATION

OPPOSE   This bill would provide the option for the governing board of a school district to censure or remove a duly elected member from office by a ⅔ vote if the member prevents the board from “conducting its business” or contradicts “inclusive policies, practices, and curriculums.” The bill is clearly targeted at removing school...
Introduced Feb 16, 2023
SCA 7
Assigned To Senate Committee

SCA 7 – WOULD AMEND CA CONSTITUTION TO GIVE UNIONS UNPRECEDENTED POWER

OPPOSE     SCA 7 would give unions unprecedented power over state and local government decisions and California businesses. It would amend the California Constitution to create a new “constitutional right” elevating a worker’s “right to economic wellbeing at work” to the same status as free speech, freedom of religion, etc. Though called “The Right...
May 1, 2023
SB 494
Sent to Governor

SB 494 – PROHIBITS GOVERNING BOARD OF A DISTRICT FROM TERMINATING A SUPERINTENDENT

OPPOSE   SB 494 would prohibit the governing board of a school district from terminating a superintendent or assistant superintendent without cause at a special or emergency meeting of the governing board, or within 30 days after the first convening of the governing board after an election. Current law allows the superintendent and assistant superintendent...
Introduced Feb 14, 2023
AB 938
Sent To Senate Floor

AB 938 – PUTS PRESSURES ON SCHOOLS DISTRICTS TO KEEP SALARY SCHEDULE THEY ALREADY CAN’T MAINTAIN

OPPOSE   AB 938 requires the California Department of Education (CDE) to update a salary and benefit schedule form for classified school staff as is collected for certificated staff, like teachers. Once the data is gathered, then there is pressure on the local school districts to report to the legislature on the district’s progress toward...
Introduced Feb 14, 2023
AB 1090
Assigned To Assembly Committee

AB 1090 – ALLOWS BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO REMOVE SHERIFFS

OPPOSE   AB 1090 would authorize the county board of supervisors to remove a sheriff from office for cause by a supermajority vote. Existing law already provides for the removal of public officers for willful or corrupt misconduct in office based on a conviction by the court. Nearly every act under the bill’s definition of...
Introduced Feb 15, 2023
AB 1075
Assigned To Assembly Committee

AB 1075 – LIMITS GOVERNORS USE OF EMERGENCY POWERS TO 60 DAYS UNLESS EXTENDED BY LEGISLATURE

SUPPORT   AB 1075 would require that a State of Emergency automatically terminate 60 days after the Governor’s proclamation unless the Legislature chooses to extend it. Under current law, the Governor is given the power to proclaim termination of a State of Emergency at the earliest possible date that conditions warrant. Recent COVID “emergency declarations”...
Introduced Feb 15, 2023
AB 1604
Sent to Governor

AB 1604 – INCREASES REGULATORY BURDEN ON CHARTER SCHOOLS

OPPOSE   AB 1604 seeks to increase regulation and requirements for charter schools to receive the Charter School Facility Grant Program, which provides assistance with facilities rent and lease costs for pupils in charter schools. The bill introduces a list of new requirements that affect admissions preferences, funding, and nonprofit status for charter schools. AB...
Introduced Feb 17, 2023
SB 596
Sent to Governor

SB 596 – OVERLY BROAD BILL THAT TARGETS PARENTS’ FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS IN THEIR CHILDREN’S EDUCATION

OPPOSE   SB 596 would provide that any person who subjects a school employee to “threats” or “harassment” after school hours or outside of school is guilty of a misdemeanor. SB 596 is an overly broad and vague bill that targets the First Amendment rights of parents, guardians, and other concerned community members. SB 596...
Introduced Feb 15, 2023
SB 43
Sent To Assembly Floor

SB 43 – EXPANDS THE DEFINITION OF “GRAVELY DISABLED” TO ALLOW FOR INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

SUPPORT   SB 43 expands the definition of “gravely disabled” to also include individuals who are at significant risk of or currently suffering from serious harm to their physical or mental health due to a mental health disorder, substance use disorder, or both. By expanding the definition of gravely disabled, this bill will allow families...
Introduced Dec 5, 2022
AB 802
Assigned To Assembly Committee

AB 802 – REQUIRES SCHOOLS TO NOTIFY PARENTS OF THEIR RIGHT TO EXAMINE CURRICULA

SUPPORT   Requires each school district, county office of education, and charter school to provide written notice to a pupil’s parent or guardian of their right to examine the curriculum materials of the class or classes in which their child is enrolled and to post information on that right to their internet website.
Introduced Feb 13, 2023
ACA 9
Assigned To Assembly Committee

ACA 9 – WOULD CHANGE OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION FROM AN ELECTED POSITION TO AN APPOINTED POSITION

OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED This bill would eliminate the Office of State Superintendent of Public Instruction as an independent, nonpartisan elected constitutional officer and provide the governor with an appointment power to fill that position. CPC opposes this bill without amendments giving voters a more direct choice in the education of their children.    Read CPC’s...
Introduced February 27, 2023
SB 274
Sent to Governor

SB 274 – ELIMINATES THE ABILITY OF SCHOOLS TO SUSPEND OR EXPEL STUDENTS FOR DISRUPTION OR WILLFUL DEFIANCE

OPPOSE SB 274 takes discipline out of California’s schools and puts other students at risk both for their personal safety and their learning. SB 274 eliminates the ability of schools to suspend or expel students for disrupting school activities or willfully defying the valid authority of supervisors, teachers, administrators, school officials, or other school personnel....
Introduced Feb 1, 2023
AB 1314
Assigned To Assembly Committee

AB 1314 – PROVIDES A PARENT HAS THE RIGHT TO BE NOTIFIED IF THEIR CHILD IS IDENTIFYING AT SCHOOL AS A GENDER NOT ALIGNED WITH THEIR SEX AT BIRTH

SUPPORT   This bill would provide that a parent or guardian has the right to be notified in writing within 3 days from the date any teacher, counselor, or employee of the school becomes aware that a pupil is identifying at school or school-related activities as a gender that does not align with the child’s...
Introduced Feb 16, 2023
AB 421
Signed into Law

AB 421 – GUTS CALIFORNIA VOTERS’ 112-YEAR-OLD RIGHT RE BALLOT INITIATIVES & REFERENDUMS

OPPOSE   Union-backed AB 421 guts the 112-year-old right of voters under California’s constitution to put initiatives and referendums on the ballot, an essential mechanism for voters to keep the state legislature in check. AB 421 changes the requirements for a measure to qualify for the ballot to make it out of reach for voters...
Introduced Feb 2, 2023
SB 293
Signed into Law

SB 293 – TIMELY RELEASE OF STATE STUDENT ASSESSMENT SCORES

SUPPORT   In 2022, the California Dept. of Education delayed the release of the state’s student achievement test scores during election season to hide the damage that pandemic school closures had on student learning. SB 293 Requires the State Department of Education to make statewide summative California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) results...
Introduced February 2, 2023
SB 292
Assigned To Senate Committee

SB 292 – FUNDING STUDENTS, NOT SYSTEMS

CPC Sponsored Bill:   SB 292 would create an education savings account for every K-12 student in California and allow Proposition 98 education funds to follow the student to the school of their choice. Unused funds can be saved from year-to-year and used to pay for college or vocational training upon graduation from high school....
Introduced February 2, 2023
SB 28
Assigned To Assembly Committee

SB 28 – $15 BILLION BAD BOND TO “MODERNIZE” EDUCATION FACILITIES

OPPOSE Creates the Public Preschool, K–12, and College Health and Safety Bond Act of 2024 as a state general obligation bond act that would provide $15,500,000,000 to “construct and modernize” education facilities. This bond act would become operative only if approved by the voters at the March 5, 2024, statewide primary election. SB 28 is...
Introduced December 5, 2022
AB 247
Assigned To Senate Committee

AB 247 – UNNECESSARY STATEWIDE BOND TO MODERNIZE INCREASE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION FACILITIES

OPPOSE Similar to SB 28 but with less details, AB 247 would create the Kindergarten Through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2024 as a state general obligation bond act that would provide an unspecified amount to construct and modernize education facilities. This bond act would become operative only if approved by the...
Introduced January 18, 2023
AB 5
Sent to Governor

AB 5 – MANDATING POLITICIZED LGBTQ AGENDA BE TAUGHT IN TEACHER TRAINING AND SCHOOLS

OPPOSE   Under the misnomer of “Safe and Supportive Schools Program,” AB 5 would require the State Department of Education to finalize the development of an online training delivery platform and an online training curriculum to advance politicized LGBTQ “cultural competency” training for teachers. The bill would replace current law encouraging the use of such...
Introduced December 5, 2022