Legislative Update: July 16, 2018

The State Capitol in Sacramento, California. This is a low angle view of the front of the building from the northwest. The American Flag, the California Flag and the POW MIA Flags are flying at half mast.

California Legislative Update

July 13, 2018


Friday, June 29th marked a major legislative deadline. This was the last opportunity for fiscal bills to pass the policy committees and be referred to fiscal committee in the second house. Bills that failed to pass the policy committee will no longer move forward.


The California Legislature is now on summer recess and will reconvene Monday, August 6th. The next big legislative deadline will be August 17th, when all fiscal bills must pass their fiscal committees in order to receive a final floor vote.


Five tobacco-related bills are moving through the legislature:

AB 1097 (Levine – D, San Rafael) State beaches and parks, smoking ban

AB 2020 (Quirk – D, Hayward) Cannabis: local jurisdiction licensees: temporary event license

SB 835 (Glazer – D, Orinda) Parks: smoking ban

SB 836 (Glazer – D, Orinda) State beaches: smoking ban

SB 1408 (Pan – D, Sacramento) Cigarettes: seizure


Two tobacco-related bills will no longer move forward:

AB 62 (Wood – D, Healdsburg) Public housing: smoke-free policy

SB 631 (Nielsen – R, Gerber) Nitrous oxide: retail sales


Two tobacco-related resolutions are moving through the legislature:

ACR 254 (Holden – D, Pasadena) Smoke-free multiunit housing

SCR 143 (Pan – D, Sacramento) Smoking: youth: motion picture industry


You can find a the full version of this update HERE.

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