On August 30th, SB 260 passed out of the Appropriation Committee. It will now head to a vote of the full Assembly the week of September 3rd. This is your last chance to let your Assembly Member know how you feel about this bill!
Archive for August, 2013
Deciding how to treat young people who commit crimes is not a partisan issue. Conservatives Gingrich and Nolan believe it is important to give young people the chance to prove themselves. Read their op ed, published 8/23/13.
If SB 260 does not come off suspense, it will die. Write Speaker Pérez & Chairman Gatto ask them to help the bill move forward. Click here for sample letters.
We need your help NOW. The Assembly Appropriations Committee put SB 260 “on suspense” meaning, it is held until the week of August 26 when a decision will be made about whether SB 260 will die or be allowed to move forward. Write Speaker Pérez and Chairman Gatto now and urge them to support SB 260 going forward! Go to the “TAKE ACTION” page for letters you can use and give to friends.
Read how SB 260 has been amended here: SB 260 Amended 8-12-12.
Senate Bill 260 is scheduled to be heard in the California Assembly Appropriations
Committee on Wednesday, August 14th at 9:00. If you are going to attend, please
send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org The hearing will be at the State Capitol, Room 4202. There will not be a vote because the bill will be going “on suspense.” There probably will not
be a chance to testify.