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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CFPA 2014 State Policy Agenda

The tables below contain information regarding CFPA's 2014 policy agenda. Included in the tables are other legislative efforts we are supporting, opposing and/or monitoring. We will be updating this page on a regular basis as action is taken. CFPA-sponsored and co-sponsored bills have our highest priority and are shaded in tan. Click on the agenda item for more information, including fact sheets, FAQs and more.

Last updated: 9.30.2014

CFPA Budget Advocacy
Early Childhood Education: Nutrition Investments

 

CFPA Advocacy Initiative
LCFF & School Meals: Protecting Resources for Low-Income Students

 

Assembly Bills
BillAuthorSubjectCFPA PositionStatus
AB 1454CalderonCare Facilities: Regulatory VisitsSupportHeld in Senate Appropriations
AB 1516GonzalezPublic Social Services: DiapersSupportHeld in Senate Appropriations 
AB 1579StoneCalWORKs: Pregnant MothersSupportSigned by the Governor
AB 1614StoneElectronic Benefits Transfer CardsSupportSigned by the Governor
AB 1661BontaHealthy Options for Everyone (HOPE) ActSupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
AB 1776NazarianSocial Services: HearingsSupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
AB 1930SkinnerCalFresh: Student EligibilitySupportSigned by the Governor
AB 2115BradfordCalFresh: School MealsSupportHeld in Senate Appropriations
AB 2345GonzalezSocial Services: Eligibility: Non-citizensSupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
AB 2354ConwayElectronic Benefits Transfer: PhotosOpposeHeld in Assembly Human Services
AB 2385TingMarket Match Nutrition Incentive ProgramSupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
AB 2449BocanegraLunchtime Support Learning: Give Students Adequate Time to EatSponsorHeld in Senate Appropriations
AB 2602EggmanFarm to School ProgramSupportHeld in Assembly Appropriations
Senate Bills
BillAuthorSubjectCFPA PositionStatus
SB 899Mitchell

CalWORKs Eligibility

SupportHeld in Senate Appropriations
SB 912MitchellState Property: Vending MachinesSupportSigned by the Governor
SB 935LenoMinimum Wage: Annual AdjustmentSupportHeld  in Assembly Labor and Employment
SB 947BerryhillElectronic Benefit Transfer SystemMonitorIntroduced
SB 949JacksonNutrition: Distinguished After School HealthSupportSigned by the Governor
SB 999LiuCalFresh: Student EligibilitySupportHeld in Senate Appropriations
SB 1000MonningPublic Health: Sugar Sweetened BeveragesSupportHeld in Assembly Health
SB 1002De LeónMedi-Cal and CalFresh Aligning Opportunities for Health
Co-sponsor: Western Center on Law and Poverty
Co-SponsorVetoed
SB 1029HancockCalWORKs and CalFresh EligibilitySupportInactive
SB 1123LiuChild Care and Development: California StrongMonitorPassed Assembly Education
SB 1147DeSaulnier CalFresh Performance Goals & Customer Service Standards
Co-sponsor: SF-Marin Food Bank
Co-SponsorHeld in Senate Appropriations