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Drought, Plastic Bags Prompt New California Laws

California’s historic drought prompted the Legislature into action in 2014, leading lawmakers to regulate groundwater for the first time and override homeowners associations that fine members for replacing lawns with more drought-tolerant landscaping.

12/27/2014

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California Approves ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

09/29/2014

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When ‘Yes Means Yes': Assembly Passes Campus Sexual-Assault Bill

California is on the brink of becoming the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.

08/25/2014

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California Debates ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex Assault Law

Lawmakers in California are considering a first-in-the-nation measure that would require universities that receive public funds for student financial assistance to set a standard defining consensual sex.

08/10/2014

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