SACRAMENTO – State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), the chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee on Resources, Environmental Protection and Energy, issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2022-23 state budget proposal.
GLASGOW—The California Senate Delegation to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow met virtually with California-based reporters Monday to discuss their trip, how California continues to lead the nation and world in addressing the climate emergency and what they hope to learn and bring back to the Legislature for consideration in 2022.
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed SB 274 by State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), a bill to modernize and increase local government transparency policies by requiring local agencies to email agenda packets to people who request them. The Legislature passed the bill with bipartisan support. It is supported by media organizations, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Los Angeles Sunshine Coalition.
It is with great honor that I invite you to my State of the 10th Senate District Address and Awards Ceremony on Thursday,
October 7, 2021
It is with great honor that I invite you to my State of the 10th Senate District Address and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 28th. If you've attended in the past, you know that this event is a district tradition that our community looks forward to attending every year. With ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will once again be doing this event in a virtual format.
SB 531 requires assigned debt collectors to show they have authority to collect debt
October 4, 2021
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to require assigned debt collectors to provide more information to consumers and to show that they have authority to collect the debt. SB 531 was approved with bipartisan backing in the Legislature and is supported by legal service providers across the state.
SACRAMENTO – California vehicles that are exclusively autonomous will no longer need to be equipped with windshield wipers, speedometers, mirrors and other parts under a bill authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) and signed today by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 570, which was approved with bipartisan support by the Legislature, brings the vehicle code equipment list into the 21st century.
SACRAMENTO – State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) bill to improve the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s (DFEH) efficiency and civil rights enforcement abilities was signed into law today by Governor Gavin Newsom. The bill easily passed the Legislature earlier this month.
SACRAMENTO – Seeking to end delays that allow corporations to put off the arbitration claims of their workers and consumers, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed SB 762 by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to speed resolutions of arbitration cases by specifying due dates and requiring consent from all parties before adjusting deadlines. The bill passed the Legislature with broad bipartisan support and tightens an arbitration law authored by Wieckowski and signed by Newsom in 2019.
SB 570 updates California's vehicle code in recognition of advancements in autonomous technology
September 10, 2021
SACRAMENTO – Recognizing the advances in electric and autonomous vehicle technology, the California State Senate today approved a bill by Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to bring the state’s vehicle code into the 21st century. SB 570 passed the Assembly and Senate with bipartisan support. The bill will now go before Governor Gavin Newsom.
SACRAMENTO – The state Senate today approved SB 807, a bill by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), to update and enhance civil rights enforcement and improve government efficiency in the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). The bill was approved without opposition and goes to Governor Newsom for his consideration.