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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Tracey Patterson
Director of Legislation
510.433.1122 ext. 101
 

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CFPA 2016 State Legislative Agenda

The tables below contains information regarding CFPA's 2016 policy agenda. Included in the tables are non-CFPA sponsored 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 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: 10.4.2016

CFPA Budget Advocacy
Invest in Breakfast After the Bell - Additional $2 mill in breakfast grants secured!
Fund Safe Drinking Water- $10 mill for safe water in school secured!

 

Assembly Bills
Bill Author Subject CFPA Position Status
AB 1567 Campos Afterschool priority enrollment Support Signed by Governor
AB 1577 Eggman CalFood Program Support Signed by Governor
AB 1584 Brown & Thurmond SSI benefit increase Support Vetoed
AB 1588 Mathis & Alejo Drinking water funding Support Vetoed
AB 1742 Stone CalWorks eligibility Support Held in Sen Approps
AB 1747 Weber CalFresh for college students Support Signed by Governor
AB 1770 Alejo CalFresh for legal immigrants Support Vetoed
AB 1809 Lopez CalWorks asset limit repeal Support Held in Sen Approps
AB 2054 Thurmond Bring Summer EBT for Children to CA Sponsor Held in Sen Approps
AB 2057 Stone CalFresh applications Support Signed by Governor
AB 2062 Lopez CalWorks income reporting Support Signed by Governor
AB 2099 Stone Safe Drinking Water for Food Insecure Families Sponsor Pulled from Sen Approps
AB 2124 Garcia School drinking water funds Support Pulled from Senate E. Q.
AB 2131 Maienschein Food bank license plate Support Held in Asm Approps
AB 2151 Chu CalWorks special diet allowance Support Held in Asm Approps
AB 2589 Gomez WIC Enrollment & Breastfeeding Support Held in Sen Approps
AB 2635 Committee on Ag Healthy food financing Support Signed by Governor
AB 2768 Thurmond Food donation tax credit Support Held in Asm Approps
AB 2782 Bloom SSB Health Impact Fee Support Held in Asm Health
Senate Bills
Bill Author Subject CFPA Position Status
SB 3 Leno & Leyva Minimum wage Support Signed by Governor
SB 23 Mitchell MFG Repeal Support Inactive–Repealed in Budget
SB 876 Liu Right to rest and share food Support Held in Sen Trans & Hous
SB 904 Hertzberg CalFresh ABAWD limit Support Held in Sen Approps
SB 947 Pan CalWorks applications Support Signed by Governor
SB 1169 McGuire Competitive foods in schools Support Signed by Governor
SB 1232 Leno CalFresh eligibility Support Signed by Governor
SB 1318 Wolk Water in disadvantaged communities Support Held in Asm Local Gov
SB 1339 Monning CalFresh-CalWorks-MediCal transfers Support Signed by Governor