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Assemblywoman Patty López Delivers Two Foster Care Bills to Governor’s Desk

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ Introduced earlier this year by Assemblywoman Patty López (D-San Fernando) to assist our foster youth, Assembly Bills 885 and 2767 have been approved by the State Legislature and are presently awaiting the Governor’s signature.

AB 885 removes administrative barriers for 18 to 21-year-olds who must reenter foster care when their permanent relationship with a guardian or adoptive parent is disrupted. It was designed to clarify the provisions of a previous bill that placed undue burden on former foster children who found themselves without any means of care or support.

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Assemblywoman Patty López’s Prosecutorial Misconduct Bill Passed by State Senate

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ AB 1909, a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Patty López (D-San Fernando) to curb prosecutorial misconduct in our courtrooms, passed the California State Senate with strong bipartisan support and is currently on its way to the Governor’s desk.

This legislation demands accountability for prosecutors by declaring it a felony for them to knowingly and intentionally withhold or falsify evidence in a case.

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Assemblywoman Patty López’s Film Commission Bill Becomes Law

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ Assemblywoman Patty López’s (D-San Fernando) bill, AB 1941, was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown late Monday.

The bill directly addresses the underrepresentation of the independent film and commercial industry on the California Film Commission by requiring two of its Governor-appointed board members to be an independent filmmaker and an independent commercial producer.

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El Proyecto de Ley de la Comisión Cinematográfica de la Asambleísta Patty López Se Convierte en Ley

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ El proyecto de ley AB 1941, de la Asambleísta Patty López (D-San Fernando), fue promulgada al cierre de este lunes por el Gobernador Jerry Brown.

El proyecto de ley se dirige directamente a la representación insuficiente de los filmes independientes y de la industria comercial de la Comisión Cinematográfica de California, al exigir dos de sus miembros de la junta nombrada por el Gobernador para ser un cineasta independiente y un productor comercial independiente.

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Propuesta De Ley de la Asambleísta Patty López Concerniendo la Conducta Inapropiada de Fiscalías Ha Pasado Aprobación del Senado

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ AB 1909, una propuesta de ley introducida por la Asambleísta Patty López (D-San Fernando), la cual intenta disminuir la conducta inapropiada en nuestras salas de justicia, paso el Senado del Estado de California con fuerte apoyo bipartidista y se encuentra rumbo al escritorio del Gobernador.

Esta propuesta de ley demanda contabilidad de parte de las fiscalías al hacer que sea un crimen que conscientemente e intencionalmente oculten o falsifiquen evidencia en un caso.

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Assemblywoman Patty López’s Film Commission Bill Secures Passage

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ Today, the California State Assembly voted unanimously to pass AB 1941, a bill that has received solid bipartisan support since it was introduced by Assemblywoman Patty López (D-San Fernando) earlier this year.

Aiming to provide proper representation on the California Film Commission for the independent film and commercial industry, AB 1941 requires two of the Governor-appointed CFC board members to be an independent filmmaker and an independent commercial producer ‒ both of whom can share a unique set of skills, talents and professional experiences.

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Asambleísta Patty López Asegura Pase a su Propuesta de Ley involucrando la Comisión de Cineastas

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ Hoy, la Asamblea del Estado de California voto unánimemente y paso AB 1941, la propuesta de ley que ya había recibido sólido apoyo bipartidista desde que fue introducida por la Asambleísta Patty López (D-San Fernando) anteriormente en el año.

El objetivo es de proveer representación adecuada en la California Film Commission para la industria de cine independiente y la industria comercial, AB 1941 estipula que dos de los miembros de la junta directiva, los cuales son designados por el Gobernador, sea un cineastas independiente y un productor comercial independiente ‒ ambos proveerían un set único de habilidades, talentos y experiencias profesionales.

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Assemblywoman Patty López Receives Green Leadership Award

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ On Tuesday night, Assemblywoman Patty López (D-San Fernando) was recognized by fellow legislators and environmentalists at the 2016 Green California Advocacy Day Reception for her exemplary efforts to safeguard our communities and the environment.

The annual event is hosted by Green California ‒ a network of more than 100 organizations that plan, strategize and work collaboratively to voice their concerns to the State Legislature and regulatory agencies on issues impacting the air, water and other natural resources.

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La Asambleísta Patty López Recibe el Premio de Liderazgo Verde Ambiental

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SACRAMENTO, CA – El martes en la noche, la Asambleísta Patty López (D-San Fernando) fue condecorada por sus colegas legislativos y ambientalistas durante la Recepción del Día de Advocación hacia una California Verde debido a sus esfuerzos ejemplares los cuales protegen nuestras comunidades y el medioambiente.

Este evento anual está organizada por Green California – un red de más de 100 organizaciones que planean, preparan estrategias y trabajan colaborativamente con propósitos de alzar sus preocupaciones hacia la Legislatura del Estado de California y las agencias regulatorias en asuntos que tienen impacto en el aire, agua y otros recursos naturales.

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Assemblywoman Patty López Appointed to Labor and Employment Committee

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SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ Assemblywoman Patty López (D-San Fernando) was recently appointed to the California State Assembly’s Committee on Labor and Employment.

The Committee’s primary areas of jurisdiction include wages, hours, employment discrimination, Cal-OSHA, employment development and public job programs.

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