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Governor Signs Corbett Clean Vehicle Funding Bill

September 30, 2013

SB 359 Supports California Zero, Near-Zero Emission Vehicle Programs

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 359, legislation aimed at assisting the state meet its ambitious environmental and economic goals, was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.   

Governor Brown Signs Online Consumer Protection Bill

September 27, 2013

SB 46 Requires Prompt Notification When Usernames, Passwords, Security Items Stolen

SACRAMENTO – An important bill protecting online consumers authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) was signed by Governor Jerry Brown following strong bipartisan support in the California State Legislature.

Clean Vehicle Funding Bill Advances to Governor Brown

September 13, 2013

SB 359 Provides Critical Funding for Zero, Near-Zero Emission Vehicle Programs

SACRAMENTO – An important bill authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) that assists the state to meets its ambitious environmental and economic goals received final legislative approval and advanced to the Governor for consideration.  Specifically, SB 359 provides funding to the Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) to ensure that vital clean vehicle projects have sufficient funding through the 2013-14 Fiscal Year.

Corbett Limo Safety Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

September 12, 2013

Tragic Deaths on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Impetus for SB 109

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) increasing the number of required exit points in the passenger compartments of limousines passed from the Legislature today with strong bipartisan support and now proceeds to Governor Jerry Brown for consideration.

Corbett Bill Requiring 12-Point Font Prescription Drug Labels Advances to Governor

September 11, 2013

SB 205 Builds Upon Previous Patient-Centered Legislation by Senator Corbett

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, the California State Senate approved legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) that requires pharmacists to print specific items on a prescription label in at least 12 point font. 

Assembly Approves Corbett Limo Safety Bill

September 10, 2013

SB 109 Proceeds to Senate for Final Legislative Approval

SACRAMENTO – Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) announces that the Assembly passed a critical limousine safety bill earlier today.  SB 109 enhances limousine safety in California by increasing the number of required exit points in the passenger compartment for these vehicles.

Senate Approves Corbett Bill Improving Access to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

September 10, 2013

SB 454 Advances to Governor Brown for Final Action

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today approved an important bill by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) that supports the state’s goal of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) on California roads and convenient access to ZEV infrastructure by 2025.

"Made in California" Bill Moves to Governor's Desk

September 10, 2013

SB 12 Supports Local Businesses, Protects In-State Jobs

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) passed from the California State Senate earlier today with bipartisan support.  Sponsored by Small Business California, SB 12 creates the “Made in California” program that will allow California manufacturers to capitalize on the state’s global and national reputation and better market their products in an increasingly competitive economic environment.

Corbett Online Consumer Protection Bill Passes Senate

September 04, 2013

SB 46 Advances to Governor’s Desk for Consideration

SACRAMENTO – An important bill protecting online consumers authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) passed from the Senate earlier today with strong bipartisan support.

Specifically, SB 46 strengthens computer account protections for the public by requiring that the state and any person or companies operating in California who maintain computerized data about their clients or customers to notify them when a significant security breach is discovered.

Legislation Protecting Military / Veteran Organization Emblems Advances to Governor

September 03, 2013

SB 272 Passes Senate with Bipartisan Support

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) increasing protections against the deceptive use of military emblems to make it seem like military or veteran service organizations endorse financial products or services passed from the Senate on concurrence with bipartisan support.

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