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Some Sex Offenders Would Face Greater Sentences Under AB 2513
SACRAMENTO — A human trafficking bill designed to protect children, runaway youth, homeless and other vulnerable members of the population from being preyed upon by sex traffickers won approval Tuesday from the California Senate Public Safety Committee.
AB 2513 deters criminals from preying on especially vulnerable victims, such as homeless youth, foster children, and victims of human trafficking and domestic violence, by providing judges with specific discretion to consider the vulnerability of the victim as an aggravating factor for the purposes of sentencing.
(Carpinteria, CA) –After months of legislating on state water conservation and actively helping to fund programs to protect our precious water resources, California State Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) recently landscaped his own backyard with native and drought tolerant plants and materials. Watch this Assembly Access Video to learn how Assemblymember Williams is doing his part to make his home more water sustainable.
(Carpinteria, CA) – With the end of the drought nowhere in sight and after months of legislating on state water conservation, Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) is urging constituents to do their part to protect water resources. Williams is attempting to lead by example, by recently landscaping his own backyard with native and drought tolerant plants and materials. Watch this Assembly Access Video to learn how Assemblymember Williams is doing his part to make his home more water sustainable: Watch the video here:
AB 1985 Aims To Improve Opportunities For Underserved Students
SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) wants California Community Colleges to develop a uniform policy for awarding general education credit for students who pass an Advanced Placement (AP) exam with a minimum score of three.
AB 1985 would require the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) in conjunction with the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) to develop and adopt a uniform policy to award credit for general education courses to a student who passes an AP exam with a minimum score of three. The Assembly approved the bill today in Sacramento by a vote of 66-2.