The outcome of legislation that CSUEU had positions on is as follows:
Signed by the governor
AB 65 - Hayashi: Support. Establishes a similar vision care program for specified local members, school members, and university members, and their dependents to be known as the Retired Public Employees Vision Care Program.
AB 260 - Lieu: Support. Addresses the abusive lending practices that have trapped so many Californians in loans that they did not fully understand, and could not afford.
AB 287 - Beall: Support. Requires that the State Council on Developmental Disabilities to establish a standing Employment First Committee to identify strategies, best practices, and incentives, and to develop an Employment First Policy
AB 361 - Lowenthal: Support. Insures that an employer may not rescind or modify medical treatment for any employee for any reason, once an authorization has been made.
AB 399 - Brownley: Support. Allows CalPERS to refund accumulated contributions to inactive members when they reach 70 years of age.
AB 483 - Buchanan: Support. Requires proof of workers’ compensation insurance coverage to be available on the Internet and creates a searchable database for employees.
AB 539 - Monning: Support. Requires the State Auditor to establish an equal employment opportunity program that meets the criteria and objectives established by the State Personnel Board.
AB 820 - Conway: Support. Would allow the Department of Personnel Administration to charge an administrative fee to annuitants.
AB 1093 - Yamada: Support. Converns worker’s compensations, death, and liability.
AB 1227 - Feuer: Support. Allows regular, full-time employees, including local park rangers, community college police, and police of a school district, to be eligible for a leave of absence while disabled without loss of salary.
AB 1436: Support. Requires public higher education entities to make available on the Internet a live audio broadcast of each of its meetings that is open to the public.
AB 1584 - Hernandez: Support. Reslates to public employees’ retirement board officers & employees; it requires all public pension systems to adopt a policy requiring the disclosure of fees paid to investment placement agents, requires the disclosure of campaign contributions and gifts made by placement agents to public retirement board members.
AB 1713 - Furutani: Support. Deletes, consolidates, and modifies specified reports that are statutorily required of the California Community Colleges (CCC).
AB 1743 - Hernandez: Support. Defines the term "placement agents" regarding public pensions and retirement systems. It also provides that any individual acting as a placement agent is acting as a lobbyist on behalf of a public retirement system.
AB 1901 - Ruskin: Support. Codifies several findings and declarations contained in the report "Appreciating Our Past, Ensuring Our Future: A Public Agenda for Public Higher Education in California" by the Joint Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education (Joint Committee), and establishes Legislative intent that the work of the Master Plan for Higher Education (Master Plan) review committees be used as a guide to higher education policy.
AB 1971 - Lowenthal: Support. Extends by five years the authority for the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) to release the names and addresses of their alumni to businesses with whom they have affinity-partner agreements.
AB 2058 - Block: Support. Modifies the requirement for participation in the state’s retraining benefits program in order to allow unemployed individuals to receive unemployment benefits while enrolled in a full-time training program.
AB 2302 - Fong: Support. Changes current law regarding transfer admissions to support the transfer pathway proposed by SB 1440 (Padilla).
AB 2382 - Blumenfeld: Support. Authorizes the California State University (CSU) to award the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, as distinguished from the doctoral degree programs at the University of California (UC).
AB 2402 - Block: Support. Requires the California State University (CSU) to follow specified public notice criteria prior to adopting a change in the admissions criteria that affects students in the CSU campus local service area (LSA); requires a change in admissions criteria that affects the eligibility of applicants residing within the LSA of the affected campus to become effective only after a period of at least one year has elapsed after approval of that change by the CSU Board of Trustees.
ACR 3 - Mendoza: Support. Relates to Cesar Chavez Day.
ACR 7 - Swanson: Support. Relates to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
ACR 23 - Swanson: Support. Relates to Black History Month.
ACR 47 - Mendoza: Support. Relates to Cinco de Mayo Week.
ACR 68 - Davis: Support. Relates to Public Service Recognition Month.
AJR 10 - Torlakson: Support. Relates to social security and retirement benefits for public employees.
SB 40 - Correa: Support. Concerns personal information (social security cards)
SB 186 - DeSaulnier: Support. Maintains the right of some injured workers to pre-designate their treating physicians and see their own doctors should they get injured on the job.
SB 650 - Yee: Support. Adjusts he California Whistleblower Protection Act; this bill provides that any action for damages shall not be available to the injured party unless the injured party has first filed a complaint with the university officer, and the university has failed to reach a decision regarding that complaint within the time limits established for the purpose by the regents.
SB 1046 - Cogdill: Support. Removes the California State University (CSU) from the jurisdiction of the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board (VCGCB) and instead allows the CSU to process its own tort claims consistent with procedures established in the Government Tort Claims Act (TCA).
SB 1217 - Committee on PERS: Support. Allows a state employee to designate up to 3 contingent people to receive all warrants that are payable upon death.
SB 1304 - DeSaulnier: Support. Provides leave and benefits security to those employees that choose be an organ or bone marrow donor.
Bills that the governor has vetoed:
AB 24 - Block: Support. Requiresthe Chancellor of the California State University (CSU) to conduct a feasibility study regarding the feasibility of establishing a CSU satellite program and independent campus at Chula Vista, requires the CSU Chancellor to complete and submit the study to the CSU Trustees within 18 months after the date that the Trustees have certified that sufficient non-state funds are available to conduct the study.
AB 113 - Portantino: Support. Requires health care service plan (health plan) contracts and health insurance policies that are issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after July 1, 2011, to provide coverage for mammography for screening or diagnostic purposes upon referral of certain health care professionals, regardless of age.
AB 755 - Brownley: Support. Prohibits local educators on loan to a state education agency from using their temporary assignment experiences to meet minimum requirements for promotional or open examinations.
AB 1640 - Evans: Support. Ensures funding for the "Every Woman Counts" program, which provides breast and cervical cancer screening services to low-income, uninsured women. These services are provided by a combination of a federal grant and state monies. This crucial program serves about 350,000 California women each year.
AB 1765 - Solorio: Support. Exempts state employees from furloughs if (1) the unemployment rate is at 8.5 percent; (2) the workers are at least 95 percent non-general funded; (3) the workers are engaged in work that combats the recession; and (4) the workers work for the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board or the Employment Development Department.
AB 2075 - Assembly Committee on Higher Education: Support. Requires the prequalification form for contractors bidding on California State University (CSU) public works projects to be available 10 business days prior to a bid opening.
AB 2340 - Monning: Support. Would allow employees to take up to three days off work following the death of a spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, domestic partner or child of a domestic partner.
AB 2397 - Solorio: Support. Concerns worker’s compensation relating to state employees and leaves of absences.
SB 257 - Pavley: Support. Requires every state agency and department, including local offices, when notified by a female employee that she is nearing maternity leave, to notify the employee, through its usual channels of communication with state employees and in the most cost-effective manner, of specified information regarding breastfeeding.
SB 330 - Yee: Support. Redefines "local agency" and "state agency" to include auxiliary organizations of a California State University, the California Community Colleges, or the University of California, for purposes of the California Public Records Act (CPRA).
SB 1460 - Cedillo: Support. Establishes the California Dream Act for the purposes of expanding eligibility for state-administered financial aid to students exempted from paying nonresident tuition through specified provisions of law and (2) extends the nonresident tuition exemption to graduates of adult education and technical schools, provided the individual spent at least one year in a California high school.
SB 1474 - Steinberg: Support. Protects the right of farm workers to organize by allowing the ALRB to grant union recognition if an employer’s interference was so egregious that a fair election is impossible.