Rock Houses: Approved and sent to the governor on a 78-0 vote a bill (AB 1862) by Assemblyman Gray Davis (D-Los Angeles) to make it a felony for a landlord to knowingly allow his or her property to be turned into a rock house by drug dealers.
Lottery: Approved and sent to the governor on a 73-0 vote a bill (AB 71) by Assemblyman Tom Bane (D-Tarzana) to require a notice on lottery tickets and vending machines declaring state law prohibits the sale of tickets or payment of prizes to any person under 18 years of age.
Sulfites: Approved and sent to the governor on a 77-0 vote a bill (AB 1367) by Assemblyman Burt Margolin (D-Los Angeles) to ban the use of sulfites by restaurants to keep fruits and vegetables fresh. Sulfite compounds can cause death, brain damage or illness to people who are allergic, particularly asthmatics.
Senate Floor Action: Sex: Approved and sent to the governor on a 37-0 vote a bill (SB 773) by Sen. Dan McCorqoudale (D-San Jose) to make it a crime to induce a person other than a spouse to have sexual intercourse by means of fraud.
Fingerprints: Approved and sent to the governor on a 37-0 vote a bill (SB 190) by Sen. John F. Foran (D-San Francisco) to help local law enforcement agency gain access to the state’s computerized fingerprint identification system, which was responsible for identifying the Night Stalker suspect within three minutes.