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.

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George Manalo-LeClair
Executive Director
Oakland Office
510.433.1122 ext. 103

 

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CFPA 2011 Legislative Agenda

The table below contains our 2011 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. Click on the bill subject for more information on CFPA sponsored legislation, including fact sheets, FAQs and more.

Assembly Bills
BillAuthorSubjectCFPA PositionStatus
AB 1PĂ©rezChild Care: CalWORKS Stage 3SupportInactive
AB 6FuentesCalWORKS and CalFresh ProgramSponsorSigned!
AB 69BeallCalFresh Senior NutritionCo-SponsorSigned!
AB 70MonningCalifornia Health and Human Services Agency:
federal grant opportunities
SupportHeld in Assembly Health
AB 138BeallElder Economic Planning Act of 2011SupportSigned!
AB 152FuentesFood Banks:grants:
voluntary contributions:tax credits
SupportSigned!
AB 234WieckowskiHealthy food optionsMonitorIntroduced
AB 373GarrickCalWORKs:time limits for aidMonitorHeld in Assembly Human Services
AB 402SkinnerCalFresh:School Lunch:
information sharing
Support with ammendmentsSigned!
AB 441MonningState planningSupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
AB 493PereaEBT cards: use restrictionsMonitorHeld in Senate Human Services
AB 581PerezPublic Health:food accessSupportSigned!
AB 669MonningTaxation:sweetened beverage:
Children's Health Promotion Fund
SupportHeld in Assembly Revenue and Taxation
AB 727MitchellHealthy and sustainable food procurementSupportHeld in Senate Appropriations
AB 728GrovePublic social services:benefit requirementMonitorIntroduced
AB 729GrovePublic welfare:time limitsMonitorIntroduced
AB 730GroveCalWORKs eligibility:periodic drug testingOpposeHeld in Assembly Human Services
AB 756MitchellElectronic Transfer Benefits systemSupportHeld in Assembly Human Services
AB 808SkinnerCalFresh: transitional benefitsSupportHeld in Senate Human Services
AB 828SwansonCalFresh: eligibility drug feloniesSupportHeld in Senate Appropriations
AB 839BrownleyPutting Breakfast FirstCo-Sponsor

Held in Senate Appropriations

AB 959JonesCalFresh & CalWORKs:reportingSupportSenate Appropriations
AB 1100HernandezRetail food facilities:
toys & incentives
MonitorIntroduced
AB 1182HernandezCalWORKs eligibility:asset limits:vehiclesSupportVetoed
AB 1296BonillaHealthcare Eligibility, Enrollment & Retention ActSupportSigned!
AB 1400Cmte on Human ServicesCalFresh:rebrandingSupportSigned!
Senate Bills
BillAuthorSubjectCFPA PositionStatus
SB 43LiuCalFresh Employment and Training ProgramSupportSigned!
SB 417Dutton

EBT Cards:Prohibition of use for alcohol
and tobacco purchases

MonitorHeld in Senate Human Services
SB 471RubioCalFreshOpposeHeld in Senate Human Services
SB 478PavleyFood safetyMonitorIntroduced
SB 486DuttonCalifornia Children and Families Program:fundingOpposeHeld in Senate Health
SB 502PavleyHospital Infant Feeding Protection ActSupportAssembly Appropriations
SB 616DeSaulnierMedi-Cal:grantsMonitorHeld in Senate Appropriations
SB 925AndersonCalWORKs:fraud preventionMonitorIntroduced
SB 930EvansIHHS:enrollment and fingerprint requirementsSupportAssembly Appropriations