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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Alexis Fernández
Director of Legislation
Oakland Office
510.433.1122 ext. 111

 

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CFPA 2013 Legislative Agenda

The table below contains CFPA's 2013 legislative agenda including information on CFPA-sponsored bills and other legislation we are supporting, opposing and monitoring. We will be updating this page on a regular basis as 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.

Last updated: 10.14.2013

Assembly Bills
BillAuthorSubjectCFPA PositionStatus
AB 191BocanegraStrengthening the Connection Between CalFresh and Medi-CalSponsorSigned!
AB 197StoneCalWORKs: Eligibility: Asset Limit: VehiclesSupportHeld in Appropriations
AB 271MitchellCalWORKs: Eligibility: Maximum Family Grant RuleSupportHeld in Senate Appropriations
AB 290AlejoFoundations for Healthy Nutrition in Child CareSponsorSigned!
AB 309MitchellCalFresh: Homeless YouthSupportSigned!
AB 364CalderonCommunity Care Facilities: Unannounced VisitsSupportHeld in Appropriations
AB 459MitchellPublic contracts: Healthy and Sustainable FoodsSupportHeld in Appropriations
AB 626Skinner & LowenthalSchool Nutrition: StandardsSupportSigned!
AB 682CalderonPublic Contracts: Plumped PoultrySupportHeld in Education
AB 832WeberCalFresh EBT Access on College CampusesMonitorHeld in Human Services
AB 1178BocanegraPupil Instruction: California Promise Neighborhood InitiativeSupportHeld in Appropriations
Senate Bills
BillAuthorSubjectCFPA PositionStatus
SB 116LiuPersonal Income Tax Contributions: Emergency FoodSupportSigned!
SB 134Hueso

CalFresh Eligibility: Active Military  and Veterans

SupportSigned!
SB 283HancockCalWORKs and CalFresh EligibilitySupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
SB 302CannellaSchool Cafeteria FundsSupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
SB 346BeallPublic Social Services: RecordsSupportSigned!
SB 402De LeonBreastfeedingSupportSigned!
SB 464JacksonChild Care: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity ActMonitorHeld in Education
SB 480YeeCalWORKs, Medi-Cal, and CalFresh: Benefit SuspensionSupportHeld in Human Services
SB 622MonningTaxation: Sugar Sweetened Beverages Tax: ChildrenSupportHeld in Appropriations
SB 672LenoCalFresh: Eligibility: GuidelinesSupportSigned!