Press Release

Thursday, April 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 354, authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) which requires institutional investors to submit pertinent information to the Department of Business Oversight regarding the number of residential rental properties owned, was approved by the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee today. 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 1284, a measure authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon which cleans up language in the Post-Secondary Education Code referring to students with disabilities to be consistent with people first language, passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee today.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill 1064, a measure authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon which requires the California State University (CSU) to complete comprehensive survey every three years to identify cost of attendance (COA) for students, passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee today.

“We need to take deliberate steps to assure students and families have accurate information about cost of attendance before and during their academic career,” stated Majority Leader Calderon. “AB 1064 is a step in that direction.”

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, AB 1005, a measure authored by Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon which would allow business owners a chance to correct their non-serious violations before they are fined excessive amounts, was approved by the Assembly Business and Professions Committee.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today Assembly Bills 1341 and 1259, two measures authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon which make electric vehicles more affordable for low income families passed the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee and Assembly Natural Resources Committee, respectively. AB 1341 provides consumers a tax credit for the purchase of new electric vehicles (EVs) and a sales tax exemption for the purchase of used ones.

Monday, April 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation approved AB 449, a measure authored by Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon which would decrease the penalties for failing to respond to Franchise Tax Board form letters.

“We’re essentially penalizing tax payers twice for the same infraction – the failure to file their taxes in the first place,” stated Majority Leader Calderon. “This measure will correct an injustice and address the unfortunate instance of government double dipping.”

Friday, April 21, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assembly Bill 1127, authored by Majority Leader Calderon and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, would require baby diaper changing stations be installed in men’s and women’s restrooms in restaurants, department stores and other frequently visited public buildings and businesses in California. “As an expectant father, I want to ensure that our state’s public health polices adapt to support the evolving needs of all Californians and their families,” said Majority Leader Calderon.