We are a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

CFPA Primary Contact

George Manalo-LeClair
Senior Director of Legislation
Oakland Office
510.433.1122 ext. 103


Legislative Resources

CA Legislative information page link
Assembly home page link
Senate home page link
Governor's home page link
Find your Legislators here


2014 Legislative Agenda. link

2013 Legislative Agenda link

2012 Legislative Agenda link

2011 Legislative Agenda link

2010 Legislative Agenda link

2009 Legislative Agenda link

2008 Legislative Agenda link

2007 Legislative Agenda link

2006 Legislative Agenda link

2005 Legislative Agenda link

2004 Legislative Agenda link

2003 Legislative Agenda link

2002 Legislative Agenda link

2001 Legislative Agenda link

CFPA 2008 Legislative Agenda

The table below contains our 2008 legislative agenda including all information on CFPA-sponsored bills and other legislation we are supporting, opposing, or monitoring. We will be updating this page on a regular basis as more bills are introduced and action is taken on each. CFPA sponsored bills have our highest priority and are included in the shaded boxes.

2008 CFPA Legislative Agenda PDF

Assembly Bills
Bill Author Subject CFPA Position Status
AB 433 Beall "Cat-El" MediCAL and Food Stamps
AB 433 Fact Sheet | FAQ
Sponsor  Signed
AB 1966 Garcia Breakfast for Needy Schools
AB 1966 Fact Sheet
Co-Sponsor Held in Assembly Appropriations
AB 2300 Laird MediCAL and School Meal Enrollment
AB 2300 Fact Sheet
Sponsor  Held in Assembly Appropriations
AB 2368 Fuentes CalWORKs: Motor Vehicles Pending Held in Senate Appropriations
AB 2474 Galgiani Obesity Prevention Support Signed
AB 2704 Leno Water in Schools
AB 2704 Fact Sheet
Sponsor  Vetoed (Veto Message)
AB 2844 Laird Food Stamp and CalWORKs Reporting
AB 2844 Fact Sheet
Sponsor Vetoed (Veto Message)
AB 2965 Krekorian Water Toxicity in Schools Pending  Vetoed (Veto Message)
Senate Bills
Bill Author Subject CFPA Position Status
SB 1101 Cedillo Emergency Food Tax Check-off Support Signed
SB 1160 Alquist CalWORKs Eligibility Pending Signed
SB 1341 Padilla CalWORKs Personal Property Retention Pending Signed
SB 1420 Padilla Restaurant Nutrition Information Support  Signed