2003 Regular Session (California Session Laws)

1083 results for 2003 Regular Session (California Session Laws)

  • Chapter 797, SB 727 – Unemployment and disability compensation: family temporary disability insurance.

    Under existing law, the family temporary disability insurance program provides up to 6 weeks of wage replacement benefits to workers who take time off work to care for a seriously ill child, spouse, parent, domestic partner, or to bond with a new child. These benefits are payable for family temporary disability leaves that begin on and after July 1, 2004. This bill would make conforming and...

  • Chapter 499, SB 238 – Deadly weapons.

    Existing law requires police and sheriff's departments to report specified information about firearms to the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, whenever they recover a firearm that is illegally possessed, has been used in a crime, or is suspected of having been used in a crime. This bill would authorize other law enforcement entities to report that information, and would...

  • Chapter 257, SB 818 – Trial courts: interpreters.

    The Trial Court Interpreter Employment and Labor Relations Act establishes procedures governing the employment and compensation of certified and registered trial court interpreters and court interpreters pro tempore employed by the courts. This bill would revise a number of the implementation dates set forth in that act. The bill would, among other things, extend the ending date of the regional...

  • Chapter 828, SB 719 – School safety.

    Existing law establishes the Interagency School Demonstration Act of 1985 (1985 School Safety Act) with the purpose of supporting state public schools as they develop their comprehensive safety plans. The 1985 School Safety Act establishes the School/Law Enforcement Partnership and requires the partnership to sponsor biennial regional conferences to identify programs and techniques that have been

  • Chapter 298, SB 255 – Firearms: firearm eligibility checks.

    Existing law requires a licensed firearms dealer to submit specified information to the Department of Justice in connection with the purchase of a firearm to enable the department to determine whether the prospective purchaser is prohibited from purchasing or otherwise possessing a firearm. This bill would provide a procedure to allow individuals to request that determination without the...

  • Chapter 618, AB 49 – Crimes.

    Existing law establishes the High Technology Theft Apprehension and Prosecution Program Trust Fund, and specifies the purposes for which the moneys in the fund may be used. Funding is contingent upon appropriation by the Legislature, as provided. Existing law establishes the High Technology Crime Advisory Committee, composed of members representing various governmental agencies and professional...

  • Chapter 433, AB 385 – State employees: salary or wages: itemized statement.

    Existing law requires each state agency at the time of each payment of salary or wages, whether by direct deposit by electronic fund transfer or otherwise, to furnish each employee an itemized statement in writing showing all deductions made from his or her salary or wages. This bill would require each state agency to furnish each employee, at his or her discretion, the itemized statement in...

  • Chapter 125, SCR 20 – The Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride.

    This measure would endorse the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride and its goals; support and assist the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride in the state; and call on county, city, and city and county executive and legislative bodies throughout the state to adopt similar measures.

  • Chapter 7, SB X1-24 – Health and human services.

    (1) Existing law requires the Department of Child Support Services to pay to each county a child support incentive payment to encourage child support enforcement efforts. Existing law requires the department to pay an additional incentive, from specified county collections, to the counties with the 10 best performance standards in certain child support-related activities. Existing law suspends...

  • Chapter 117, SCR 12 – Joint Committee to Develop a Master Plan to End Poverty in California.

    This measure would establish the Joint Committee to Develop a Master Plan to End Poverty in California. The Joint Committee would have among its duties the development of a "Master Plan to End Poverty in California," and to report to the Legislature on the state of poverty in California. The measure would provide for the Joint Committee's continued existence until December 31, 2005.

  • Chapter 540, SB 879 – Sex offenders.

    Existing law requires certain persons convicted of any specified sexual offense to register with local law enforcement officials, as specified. This bill would add to the list of persons who are required to register as sex offenders persons who have been convicted of knowingly sending or causing to be sent into the state for sale or distribution, or possessing, preparing, or producing child...

  • Chapter 634, AB 1313 – Sex offenders.

    Existing state law provides that campus law enforcement may advise the public of the presence of high-risk sex offenders in its community, as specified. Existing federal law has been interpreted to require campus law enforcement to advise the public of the presence of all sex offenders on campus. This bill would revise state law to provide that campus law enforcement, or, if the campus has no...

  • Chapter 306, AB 524 – Dependent children.

    Existing law authorizes the removal of a child from the custody of a parent or guardian under specified conditions, including the neglect or abuse of that child or the finding by the juvenile court that the minor is a dependent child of the court. This bill would require that if a child is removed from the physical custody of a parent or guardian on specified grounds, the child shall be returned...

  • Chapter 873, SB 331 – Toxic injuries: limitation of actions.

    Existing law sets forth the statute of limitations applicable to various causes of action, including a civil action for injury or illness based upon exposure to asbestos, as specified. This bill would establish a separate statute of limitations for a civil action for injury or illness based upon exposure to a hazardous material or toxic substance other than asbestos, as specified. The bill would...

  • Chapter 544, SB 292 – Pharmacy: prescription labels.

    Existing law, the Pharmacy Law, provides for the licensing and regulation of the practice of pharmacy under the jurisdiction of the California State Board of Pharmacy. Under the Pharmacy Law, a pharmacist is required to dispense a prescription in a container that is correctly labeled. Existing law generally makes it a misdemeanor to knowingly violate the Pharmacy Law. Commencing January 1, 2006,...

  • Chapter 93, AB 223 – Employment.

    Under existing law, if an employee believes an employer has failed to pay wages required by contract or statute, the employee may either file a civil action against the employer or file a wage claim with the Labor Commissioner seeking administrative relief. Where the administrative remedy is pursued, either party may appeal the decision of the Labor Commissioner to the trial court, for a hearing...

  • Chapter 520, AB 1585 – County employees' retirement systems.

    (1) Existing law authorizes the board of retirement or, if applicable, the board of investments of a retirement system subject to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 to invest the funds of the retirement system for the benefit of the members of the system and in a manner consistent with their fiduciary duties. This bill would authorize the board of retirement or, if applicable, the board...

  • Chapter 222, AB 1662 – Vehicles: house cars.

    (1) Existing law expressly excludes house cars from the definition of a commercial vehicle for purposes of the Vehicle Code. This bill would instead exclude from the definition only house cars that are not used for the transportation of persons for hire, compensation, or profit. (2) Existing law establishes maximum width limits for purposes of the Vehicle Code. This bill would allow a vehicle...

  • Chapter 409, SB 211 – Residential care facilities for the elderly: admission agreements.

    Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of residential care facilities for the elderly by the State Department of Social Services, including, among other things, regulation of admissions procedures and agreements. A violation of the provisions relating to residential care facilities for the elderly is a misdemeanor. This bill would specify requirements for the form and content of...

  • Chapter 49, AB 580 – Firearms.

    Existing law provides a procedure for eligible persons to have convictions dismissed, as specified, and be released from all penalties and disabilities resulting from the offense of which they have been convicted, subject to exceptions. Existing law also provides that dismissal pursuant to these provisions does not permit a person to own, possess, or have in his or her custody or control any...

  • Chapter 839, AB 807 – Public works: prevailing wage.

    Existing law provides that per diem wages shall be deemed to include employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, travel, and subsistence pay, apprenticeship or other training programs, and similar purposes, and specifies the employer contributions, costs, and payments that employer payments may include. That law prohibits credit from being granted for benefits required to be...

  • Chapter 783, SB 259 – School and community college employees: call to active military duty.

    (1) Existing law authorizes the governing board of a school district to approve, as compensation from the school district, the difference between the amount of a certificated employee's California National Guard or United States Military Reserve pay and the amount the employee would have received as a certificated employee of the school district, including any merit raise that would otherwise...

  • Chapter 64, SB 804 – Homesteads: exemptions.

    Existing law provides that a specified portion of equity in a homestead, as defined, is exempt from execution to satisfy a judgment debt. Existing law provides an exemption of $125,000 if the judgment debtor or the spouse of the judgment debtor who resides in the homestead is, at the time of the sale, 65 years of age or older, disabled, or 55 years of age or older with a gross annual income that...

  • Chapter 424, AB 171 – Public records and meetings: health-related entities.

    Existing law provides for the Medi-Cal program, which is administered by the State Department of Health Services, pursuant to which medical benefits are provided to public assistance recipients and certain other low-income persons. Existing law provides that in counties selected by the Director of Health Services with the concurrence of the county, a special county health authority may be...

  • Chapter 805, SB 993 – Trespass.

    Existing law makes it a misdemeanor to willfully commit a trespass by engaging in specified acts, including, entering upon any lands owned by any other person whereon oysters or other shellfish are planted or growing; or injuring, gathering, or carrying away any oysters or other shellfish planted, growing, or on any of those lands, whether covered by water or not, without the license of the owner

  • Chapter 564, AB 839 – Local government records: recordings: public transit systems.

    Existing law contains various record retention provisions applicable to counties, applicable to cities, and applicable to districts and other entities of local government. Existing law generally allows cities and counties to authorize the destruction of recordings of routine video monitoring after one year and of recordings of telephone and radio communications after 100 days. This bill would...

  • Chapter 51, ACR 79 – Equal Pay Day.

    This measure would proclaim April 15, 2003, as Equal Pay Day.

  • Chapter 775, AB 1553 – Service contracts.

    Existing law, until January 1, 2008, regulates service contracts, as defined, relating to the maintenance or repair of specified sets and appliances. Under existing law, a service contract may include provisions for incidental payment of indemnity, under limited circumstances. This bill would change the definition of service contract by expanding the items that a contract may cover to also...

  • Chapter 705, SB 416 – Vehicles: driving under the influence: license restriction.

    Existing law requires the court to impose as one of the conditions of probation for a second conviction of a violation of a specified provision prohibiting driving under the influence (DUI) that the person have the privilege to operate a vehicle suspended until the person meets certain conditions. However, the person may be granted a restriction instead of the suspension under certain conditions.

  • Chapter 679, AB 455 – Packaging materials: regulated metals.

    (1) Existing hazardous waste control laws regulate the disposal of discarded appliances, lead acid batteries, small household batteries, recyclable latex paint, and household hazardous waste. Existing law prohibits any person from managing any hazardous waste, except as provided in the hazardous waste control laws and regulations. A violation of the hazardous waste control laws is a crime. This...

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