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Bill Extends Time For Child Sex Abuse Victims To Report

California lawmakers have approved legislation that would extend the amount of time victims of childhood sexual abuse have to come forward.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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State Senate Approves Lower Gift Limit For Calif. Lawmakers

The state Senate has approved reducing the gift limit for lawmakers by more than half in an effort to improve the Legislature’s image after a string of ethical lapses and criminal charges.

05/19/2014

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Lawmaker Moves To Remove Military Sex Assault Claims From Chain Of Command

State lawmakers Monday voted to approve legislation aimed at curbing a sharp rise in the number of reported sexual assault cases in the military.

05/19/2014

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Bill Seeks To Address Widening Income Gap In California Between CEOs, Workers

CEOs of companies in Standard & Poor’s 500 index were paid an average of 354 times more than the median employee in 2012, according to the AFL-CIO.

04/24/2014

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Calif. Leaders Push For Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’

Legislation unveiled Friday in California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a “kill switch” to render them inoperable if lost or stolen — a move that could be the first of its kind in the country.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2014

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Bill Would Limit Personal Info In Online Purchases

Critics said the bill’s proposed changes could have the opposite effect by hampering fraud-prevention efforts.

01/30/2014

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California Directs Education Money To Neediest

California education officials have adopted rules governing how school districts will be able to spend the money they get based on how many disadvantaged students they have.

01/16/2014

Lawmakers want to keep toy guns like those pictured above out of the hands of children statewide. (Photo credit: Simi Valley Police Dept.)

Lawmakers Move To Expand Toy Gun Limits Statewide

Community groups, legislators and local elected officials were expected to announce legislation Friday aimed at preventing tragic accidents when toy guns too closely resemble real firearms.

11/22/2013

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Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill To Lessen Some Drug Charges

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have given county prosecutors the option of charging lower-level, non-violent drug offenses as misdemeanors instead of felonies.

10/12/2013

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Brown OKs Bill Allowing More Than 2 Legal Parents

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation making California the fifth state to allow judges to declare a child has more than two legal parents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2013

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Calif. Law Will Require OT For Domestic Workers

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California.

09/26/2013

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Calif. Firearms Bills Would Enact Strict Rules

Gov. Jerry Brown is set to consider more than a dozen bills that supporters and opponents alike agree would impose the nation’s toughest restrictions on gun ownership if he signs the entire legislative package into law.

09/14/2013

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Senate Passes Bill On Non-Citizen Poll Workers

The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow immigrants who are not U.S. citizens to assist voters casting a ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

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CBS2 Report Inspires Legislation That Would Prohibit Spousal Support In Child Sex Abuse Cases

A CBS2 news report has inspired a proposed bill that would prohibit spousal support in child sex abuse cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2013

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Sen. Boxer Backs Legislation To Protect Military Sex Assault Victims

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer announced legislation Friday to address what she called an “epidemic” of military sexual assault cases.

05/31/2013

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