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Assemblymember Diane Papan’s Bills on the Governor’s Desk

AB 246: Removes Toxic Chemicals from Menstrual Products
This bill will ban manufacturers of menstrual products from adding Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to their products.

AB 575: Removes Barriers for Paid Family Leave Benefits
This bill will remove cumbersome barriers for individuals looking to access their paid family benefits and will ensure families are better supported in their times of joy and grief.

AB 753: Direct Water Polluter Penalties to Impacted Communities
AB 753 will require 50% of the Cleanup and Abatement Account funding to be sent to an account that will fund projects to restore communities with historic water pollution violations, improve monitoring of water quality and develop a program for underserved communities.

AB 755: Equity in Water Rates
This legislation works to improve equity in water by requiring public water utilities to identify and focus on the root cause of increasing but inequitable rates, with the goal of providing the necessary foundation to create a more fair and equitable rate structure for the average consumer.

AB 893: Improve Use of Peer to Peer Car Rental Services
AB 893 will require vehicles rented through third-party platforms to pay local and state fees that support vital public services. This will help place peer to peer platforms on equal ground with the more traditional car rental services.

AB 1023: Greater Cybersecurity Protection for School Districts
This bill will provide TK-12 schools with additional resources to defend against and respond to cyberattacks by requiring the California Cybersecurity Integration Center (Cal-CSIC) to support schools in the way it does other government agencies.

AB 1115: Maintain Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Trust Fund
AB 1115 extends the sunset date on the state’s underground storage tank cleanup fund and fee until January 1, 2036.

AB 1304: Support County Weights & Measures Enforcement
This legislation increases the fees that a county board of supervisors may charge to fund the operations of the County Sealer of Weights and Measures and extends the sunset date to January 1, 2029.