Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) issued the following statement after the Assembly amended a bill (SB 846) today in order to continue the efforts to reform the State Bar of California.
“Today Democrats and Republicans in the Assembly again demonstrated our shared commitment to real reform of the California State Bar. I voted for the amendments today, despite concerns about its specific provisions, so we can continue this crucial conversation in the Assembly Judiciary Committee. We must make sure that the State Bar is reformed so that it fulfills its core mission of protecting the public.”
Assemblymember David Chiu (D – San Francisco) is the Chair of the Housing & Community Development Committee of the California State Assembly. An attorney, he is also a member of the Judiciary Committee. He represents the 17th Assembly District, which encompasses eastern San Francisco.