Press Release

Monday, October 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Governor has signed AB 749 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D – Monterey Bay) which prohibits the use of “no re-hire” clauses in settlement agreements that broadly restrict future employment opportunities for workers settling a sexual harassment or other employment dispute.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO— Governor Gavin Newsom today signed AB 45 which permanently bans California state prisons and county jails from charging incarcerated people copayments for medical and dental visits, and from charging for medically necessary equipment like artificial limbs, dentures, hearing aids, artificial eyes, etc. This will go into effect January 1, 2020.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO— California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 965 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D- Monterey Bay) which allows incarcerated individuals who were under the age of 26 at the time of their controlling offense to benefit from the opportunities provided under Proposition 57. This legislation will take effect January 1, 2020.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Legislature has approved AB 965 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D- Monterey Bay) which allows incarcerated individuals who were under the age of 26 at the time of their offense to benefit from the opportunities provided under Proposition 57.

Monday, September 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO - The Legislature has approved AB 45 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) to eliminate medical co-pays for incarcerated individuals. The bill passed the Senate with a vote of 29 to 11.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

California coast

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Water and Natural Resources Committee approved Assembly Bill 552 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) by a vote of 7 – 2. The measure will provide funding for planning and implementation of climate adaptation projects in California’s coastal zone.

Monday, March 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) has introduced Assembly Bill 376 which establishes a Student Borrower Bill of Rights, ensuring that individuals with student loan debt are given reliable information, quality customer service, and meaningful access to repayment and forgiveness programs. This groundbreaking legislation will make California the first in the nation to offer student loan borrowers the same comprehensive protections that consumers with mortgages and credit cards take for granted.