SACRAMENTO – Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) and Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) issued the following statement regarding Dell Inc.’s decision to lay off their janitors at a Santa Clara office building:
(Los Angeles) — Assemblymember Evan Low (Silicon Valley) joined Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León, Members of the state legislature and California's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, Equality California, to remember the lives cut short by the recent gun violence in Orlando, Florida. A member of the Legislative LGBT Caucus, Assemblymember Low stated “we will continue to advocate for the rights and dignity of our humanity….We stand here today as a coalition to say enough is enough!” Hear his full remarks in this Assembly Access video.
Unanimous 6-0 Vote in Senate Public Safety Committee
SACRAMENTO – AB 2888, by State Legislators Asm. Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Asm. Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo and Santa Clara), passed the State Senate Public Safety Committee today by a unanimous 6-0 vote. The bill will ensure that anyone convicted of sexual assault in California cannot be sentenced to probation. The legislators worked with Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen in crafting the proposal. The bill next goes to the Senate Appropriations Committee for a hearing in August. “I’d like to thank Chairwoman Hancock and the Committee members for their vote today. Rapists like Brock Turner shouldn’t be let off with a slap on the wrist,” said Assemblymember Evan Low. “Judge Persky’s ruling was unjustifiable and morally wrong, however, under current state law it was within his discretion. While we can’t go back and change what happened, we can make sure it never happens again.”
Bill Closes Loophole in Sentencing of Sexual Assault Crimes
Legislature passes on-time budget for sixth consecutive year
(Sacramento) – California State Assemblymember Evan Low (D-San Jose), Co-Chair of the California Legislative Technology and Innovation Caucus, participated in Drone Information Day at the California State Capitol. Lawmakers and the public were able to interact with drones during live demonstrations and technology displays. Watch this Assembly Access Video to learn more.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Assembly approved Assembly Bill 2320, a measure authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) and Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) clarifying that it is unlawful to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) in the conduct of activities already unlawful in California, with bipartisan support.
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Assembly passed a bill by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) that would ban state-funded travel to states that discriminate against LGBT individuals.
SACRAMENTO— Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) released the following statement regarding UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi being placed on administrative leave by UC President Janet Napolitano:
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee today approved Assembly Bill 2320 (AB 2320), a measure authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) and Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) clarifying that it is unlawful to employ unmanned aircraft systems in the conduct of activities already unlawful in California.