GovernorWill speak to a Los Angeles World...
Will speak to a Los Angeles World Affairs Council luncheon on Thursday.
DMV Office Hours: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 66-0 vote a bill (AB 1122) by Assemblywoman Delaine Eastin (D-Union City) directing the Department of Motor Vehicles to start a pilot project under which 16 statewide offices would have flexible office hours, including being open on Saturdays.
Liquor Licenses: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 69-1 vote a bill (AB 1450) by Assemblyman Richard Katz (D-Sylmar) to make liquor licenses of store and bar owners who sell illegal drugs or allow them to sold on the premises subject to forfeiture within 10 days. Such forfeiture action currently can take up to three years.
Automobile Theft: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 62-0 vote a bill (AB 332) by Assemblyman Pat Nolan (R-Glendale) to increase the maximum felony grand theft auto penalty from three to four years in state prison and require mandatory prison terms for repeat offenders.
IRAs: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 54-0 vote a bill (AB 521) by Assemblyman Johan Klehs (D-Castro Valley) to allow taxpayers to use money from their individual retirement accounts (IRAs) without penalties for down payments on their first homes.
Rapid Transit: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 66-3 vote a bill (AB 1386) by Assemblyman Richard Polanco (D-Los Angeles) to require the state auditor general to conduct an audit of the financing of the Los Angeles-to-Long Beach light rail project.
Ride sharing: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 59-0 vote a bill (AB 1463) by Assemblyman Johan Klehs (D-Castro Valley) to provide tax incentives for employers and employees who participate in ride-sharing programs to commute to and from work.
Newsprint: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 41-26 vote a bill (AB 1305) by Assemblywoman Lucy Killea (D-San Diego) to require newsprint users to use at least 25% recycled paper, starting Jan. 1, 1991.
Imported Food: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 74-1 vote a bill (AB 1167) by Assemblyman Bill Jones (R-Fresno) calling for a $500,000, three-year state study to detect contaminants in imported foods.
AIDS: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 42-26 vote a bill (AB 1600) by Assemblywoman Jackie Speier (D-South San Francisco) to establish early AIDS intervention and treatment projects for people infected with the AIDS virus.
AIDS: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 57-17 vote a bill (AB 887) by Assemblyman Burt Margolin (D-Los Angeles) to extend indefinitely a state program to subsidize AZT for treatment of people with AIDS and AIDS-related conditions.
Anti-Drug Education: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 58-9 vote a bill (AB 4385) by Assemblyman Steve Clute (D-Riverside) to require comprehensive anti-drug and alcohol education programs in public school grades kindergarten through 12th.
Confirmation: Voted 33 to 0 to confirm the gubernatorial appointment of Joe G. Sandoval to be the secretary of the state Youth and Adult Correctional Agency.
Sex Offenders: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 30-0 vote a bill (SB 203) by Sen. Robert Presley (D-Riverside) to make the second failure to register as a sex offender a felony offense if the person fails to register in an attempt to avoid being identified by law enforcement officials.
Employee Rights: Passed and sent to the governor on a 21-9 vote a bill (AB 799) by Assemblyman Richard Floyd (D-Carson) to prohibit employers, as a condition of employment, from requiring workers to waive their rights to recover damages in the event of an industrial accident.