CA AB 57   
Author: Brough (R)   
Title: National Guard: Enlistment Bonuses: Financial Relief  
Summary: States that it is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would provide financial relief to members of the National Guard ordered to repay enlistment bonuses that were accepted in good faith.  
Status: 12/6/2016 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 70   
Author: Allen T (R)   
Title: California National Guard: Improper Payments  
Summary: Requires the Military Department to assume sole financial responsibility for any required payment to the federal government of an enlistment bonus, student loan repayment, or any other incentive payments improperly authorized by the National Guard. Requires the department to repay any member of the National Guard who has repaid any of these payments the amount the member has repaid, including any interest charges or other associated fees.  
Status: 1/19/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 85   
Author: Rodriguez (D)   
Title: General Assistance: Employable Veterans  
Summary: Amends an existing law which permits a county to prohibit an employable individual from receiving general assistance benefits to exempt from that prohibition an employable veteran who was honorably discharged from the Armed Forces.  
Status: 1/19/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on HUMAN SERVICES and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 94   
Author: Rodriguez (D)   
Title: Corporation Tax Law: Exemption: Veteran's Organizations  
Summary: Authorizes an organization described in Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Code, which is a veteran's organization, to use a specified method to obtain an exemption.  
Status: 1/19/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committee on REVENUE AND TAXATION.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 153   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: Military Fraud  
Summary: Requires certain elected officers to forfeit their office upon the conviction of a crime pursuant to the federal Stolen Valor Act or the California Stolen Valor Act that involves a fraudulent claim, made with the intent to obtain money, property, or other tangible benefit, that the person is a veteran or a member of the Armed Forces. Provides for penalties.  
Status: 1/30/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on PUBLIC SAFETY and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Commentary: Similar to AB1706  
Position: Watch   
CA AB 172   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: Public Postsecondary Education: Residency: Dependents  
Summary: Amends an existing law which establishes uniform student residency requirements for purposes of ascertaining the amount of tuition and fees to be paid by students of public postsecondary education institutions. Extends a resident classification for designated dependents of transferred and retired members of the Armed Forces of the U.S. to dependents who have been admitted to a public postsecondary institution before the transfer or retirement.  
Status: 2/23/2017 In ASSEMBLY. Coauthors revised.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 177   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: Child Abuse and Neglect: Reporting  
Last Amend: 2/21/2017  
Summary: Requires a social worker investigating a case of child abuse or neglect involving an allegation against the parent or guardian of the child to attempt to determine if the parent or guardian is a member of the military. Requires the social worker to notify the Family Advocacy Program of the Department of Defense in certain cases.  
Status: 2/21/2017 From ASSEMBLY Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY with author's amendments.
  2/21/2017 In ASSEMBLY. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 226   
Author: Cervantes (D)   
Title: Teacher Credentialing: Application Priority  
Summary: Requires the state Commission on Teacher Credentialing to give priority to applicants who are spouses of active United States Military service members. Expedites the process for military spouses in California to receive their teaching credentials in order to help them find rewarding work as teachers.  
Status: 2/6/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committee on EDUCATION.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 242   
Author: Arambula (D)   
Title: Coroners Reports: Veterans: Suicide  
Summary: Requires a final report of an autopsy to indicate if the deceased person was a member of specified branches of the military, either at the time or prior to death. Provides for such data to be made available to the State Department of Public Health and requires a report.  
Status: 2/6/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on PUBLIC SAFETY and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Support   
CA AB 296   
Author: Cervantes (D)   
Title: Veterans Treatment Courts: Judicial Council Assessment  
Summary: Requires the Judicial Council to report to the Legislature on a study of veterans and veterans treatment courts.  
Status: 2/13/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on PUBLIC SAFETY and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Commentary: Similar to AB2512  
Position: Watch   
CA AB 331   
Author: Eggman (D)   
Title: County Recorders: Veterans: Recorded Documents  
Summary: Expresses the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would revise the process for the recordation of a veteran's service form DD214 to allow for a process to amend, seal, redact, or replace a recorded veteran's service form DD214.  
Status: 2/7/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 353   
Author: Voepel (R)   
Title: Veterans' Preferences: Voluntary Policy  
Summary: Enacts the Voluntary Veterans' Preference Employment Policy Act to authorize a private employer to establish and maintain a written veterans' preference employment policy. Provides that the granting of a veterans' preference shall be deemed not to violate any local or state equal employment opportunity law or regulation.  
Status: 2/21/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on VETERANS AFFAIRS and LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 360   
Author: Muratsuchi (D)   
Title: Veterans: Educational Assistance: Dependents  
Summary: Makes technical, nonsubstantive changes to law defining veterans and induction period for purposes of veterans benefits programs.  
Status: 2/8/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 363   
Author: Quirk-Silva (D)   
Title: Drivers Licenses: Veteran Designation  
Summary: Prohibits a fee from being charged for requests to have the word VETERAN printed on specified documentations by the Department of Motor Vehicles if made by a person who has been determined to have a specified income level or a person who can verify his or her status as a homeless person.  
Status: 2/21/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on TRANSPORTATION and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 376   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: Veteran's Benefits: Veteran Farmers or Ranchers  
Summary: Requires the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, the California Department of Veterans Affairs, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture to identify and disseminate specified information to assist veterans in entering farming or ranching careers.  
Status: 2/21/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 386   
Author: Gonzalez (D)   
Title: Legal Services for Deported Veterans  
Summary: Requires the Department of Social Services to either contract with qualified nonprofit legal services organizations, or contract with a nonprofit agency to administer funding to nonprofit legal services organization subcontractors, to provide legal services to deported veterans. Authorizes the department to contract with organizations that provide postconviction relief services to immigrants.  
Status: 2/21/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committee on JUDICIARY.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 409   
Author: Quirk-Silva (D)   
Title: Southern California Veterans Cemetery  
Summary: Makes technical, nonsubstantive changes to existing law relative to the Southern California Veterans Cemetery.  
Status: 2/9/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 427     
Author: Muratsuchi (D)   
Title: California Aerospace Commission  
Summary: Establishes the California Aerospace Commission to foster the development activities in California related to aerospace, aviation, commercial and governmental space travel, unmanned aerial vehicles, aerospace education and job training, infrastructure and research launches, manufacturing, applied research, economic diversification, business development, tourism, and education.  
Status: 2/21/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committees on ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS, TOURISM AND INTERNET MEDIA and TRANSPORTATION.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 431   
Author: Bigelow (R)   
Title: Armories: Homeless Shelter  
Summary: Revises the list of armories to be made available to include the Placerville armory in El Dorado County, Madera armory n Madera County, and Auburn armory in Placer County for purposes of providing temporary shelter for homeless persons from October 15 through April 15.  
Status: 2/21/2017 To ASSEMBLY Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 455     
Author: Voepel (R)   
Title: Veterans Buildings, Memorials, and Cemeteries  
Summary: States the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to the building of veterans memorials, buildings, and cemeteries.  
Status: 2/13/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 513   
Author: Voepel (R)   
Title: Uniform and Travel Costs  
Summary: Increases the amount of the combined uniform and travel allowance to be paid to each volunteer member of the State Military Reserve or Naval Militia following the volunteer's completion of satisfactory service.  
Status: 2/13/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Sponsor   
CA AB 522   
Author: Cunningham (R)   
Title: Alcoholic Beverages: Charitable Organizations  
Summary: Provides that a charitable organization that has obtained a raffle registration from the Department of Justice and to which has been issued a temporary on-sale or off-sale beer or wine license, may hold a raffle involving a prize of alcoholic beverages without violating the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act.  
Status: 2/13/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 528   
Author: Gray (D)   
Title: Personal Income Tax: Exclusion: Military Retirement Pay  
Summary: Excludes from gross income specified percentages of retirement pay received by a taxpayer from the federal government for military service.  
Status: 2/13/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 547   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: California Prompt Payment Act: Disabled Veterans  
Summary: Relates to the California Prompt Payment Act. Requires state agencies to pay certified disabled veteran business enterprises within a specified number of days of recieving the invoice.  
Status: 2/14/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 632   
Author: Acosta (R)   
Title: Small Business Procurement and Contract Act: Disabled  
Summary: Increases the value of the contract for the acquisition of goods, services, or information technology to specified levels for disabled veteran business enterprises.  
Status: 2/14/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 665   
Author: Levine (D)   
Title: Military Personnel: Veterans: Resentencing  
Summary: Authorizes any person who was sentences for a felony conviction prior to January 1, 2015, and who is, or was, a member of the United States military and who may be suffering from any of the above-described conditions as a result of his or her military service to petition for a recall of sentence under specified conditions. Requires the court, upon receiving a petition, to determine whether the person satisfies the specified criteria.  
Status: 2/14/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 671   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: Veterans Memorials  
Summary: States the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation regarding veterans' memorials.  
Status: 2/15/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 737   
Author: Baker (R)   
Title: California Vietnam Veterans Memorial  
Summary: Declares the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to make an addition to the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  
Status: 2/15/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 770   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: California Veterans Board  
Summary: Amends the existing law which establishes a California Veterans Board that provides for a variety of state benefits to veterans. States the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to the California Veterans Board.  
Status: 2/15/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 897   
Author: Allen T (R)   
Title: Military Identification  
Summary: Requires the Military Department to provide members of the state Military Reserve who honorably serve 10 years or more with a retired identification card that is suitable to assist access to state and local benefits that the retired member may be entitled to, as specified.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Sponsor   
CA AB 931   
Author: McCarty (D)   
Title: Suicide Prevention  
Summary: Relates to suicide prevention for college students.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 961   
Author: Quirk-Silva (D)   
Title: Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Program  
Summary: Amends an existing law which requires the Director of General Services to adopt written policies and guidelines establishing a uniform process for state contracting to provide a disabled veteran business enterprise participation incentive to bidders, which all state agencies are required to use when awarding contracts.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 986   
Author: Gallagher (R)   
Title: Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses  
Summary: Requires a resident or a nonresident, 16 years of age or older, upon payment of the fee, to be issued a sport fishing license for the period of 12 consecutive months. Requires the department to reduce the fee required to obtain the specified licenses by 25% for a person who is a veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States, was honorably discharged, and is a resident of California.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Commentary: similar to AB1844 last session  
Position: Watch   
CA AB 998   
Author: Grayson (D)   
Title: Veterans Aid and Welfare  
Summary: Makes technical, nonsubstantive changes to the existing law which provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs constitutes a public corporation that is authorized to hold property, request and receive donations, contract, sue and be sued, and exercise all other rights and powers provided by the Constitution and laws of the state as belonging to public corporations.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1051   
Author: Chavez (R)   
Title: Teacher Credentialing: Spouses of Active Duty  
Summary: Relates to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Requires the commission to grant or deny an application for a credential within specified days of the date they received the application if the applicant supplies evidence that they are married to, in a domestic partnership or other legal union with an active duty member of the Armed Forces assigned duty station in this state and holds a valid teaching credential in another state, district, or territory.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1056   
Author: Kiley (R)   
Title: Asbestos Tort Trust Transparency Act  
Summary: Enacts the Asbestos Tort Claim Trust Transparency Act. Relates to civil actions pertaining to asbestos tort claims. Requires that a plaintiff disclose specified information to asbestos trusts against which the plaintiff has or could pursue a claim. Entitles a defendant to discovery to relevant information pertaining to the plaintiff held by other asbestos trusts and to pursue various motions. Requires a plaintiff to serve certain sworn statements.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1057   
Author: Weber (D)   
Title: Armories: Sales: San Diego Armory  
Summary: Authorizes the Director of General Services, with the approval of the Adjutant General, to sell a portion of the Military Department's San Diego Armory, to the San Diego Center for Children, a nonprofit organization. Provides that if the department and the San Diego Center for Children do not agree on terms of a sale. Requires the armory to be sold in a public bidding process.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1106   
Author: Weber (D)   
Title: Child Care and Development Services: Military Families  
Summary: Relates to the Child Care and Development Services Act and alternative payment programs. Requires, for purposes of determining eligibility that the income of a person on state or federal active duty, active duty for special work, or Active Guard and Reserve duty in the military not include the amount of the basic allowance for housing if the allowance is equal to the lowest rate of the allowance for military housing area in which the person resides.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1237   
Author: Frazier (D)   
Title: Veterans  
Summary: Makes technical, a nonsubstantive change to existing law which establishes within state government a Department of Veterans Affairs.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1245   
Author: Voepel (R)   
Title: State Militia  
Summary: State the intent of the Legislature to enact statutory changes to the Military and Veterans Code.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1249   
Author: Gray (D)   
Title: Property Taxation: Exemptions: Veterans  
Summary: Provides that the veterans' organization exemption shall not be denied to a property on the basis that the property is used for fraternal, lodge, or social club purposes to any portion of a property that consists of a bar where alcoholic beverages are served.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Commentary: Similar to SB2  
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1261   
Author: Berman (D)   
Title: Suicide Prevention  
Summary: Relates to the California Suicide Prevention Act of 2000. Requires a policy on pupil suicide prevention that specifically addresses the needs of high-risk groups.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1275   
Author: Irwin (D)   
Title: Department of Veterans Affairs: Monitoring Outcomes  
Summary: Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop outcome and related indicators for veterans, for the purpose of assessing the status of veterans in California, for monitoring the quality of programs intended to serve those veterans, and to guide decisionmaking on how to improve those services.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1314   
Author: Irwin (D)   
Title: County Mental Health Services: Veterans  
Summary: Declares the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would simplify the process and reduce the burden placed on veterans seeking mental health services and require the counties to cooperate with federal agencies to seek reimbursement after providing mental health services to veterans. Requires a county to provide mental health services to any veteran who requests treatment.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1362   
Author: Irwin (D)   
Title: Veterans Bond Acts  
Summary: Enacts the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2017 to authorize the issuance of bonds to provide additional funding pursuant to the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Act. Provides for funding of a specified program for farm, home, and mobilehome purchase assistance.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1365   
Author: Reyes (D)   
Title: Military Service: Benefits  
Summary: Makes technical, nonsubstantive changes to existing law authorizing a member of the United States Military Reserve or the National Guard who is called to active duty to defer payments on certain obligations while serving.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1403   
Author: Obernolte (R)   
Title: Military and Overseas Voters: Internet Voting  
Summary: Authorizes a military or overseas voter to cast his or her vote on the Internet by electronically marking his or her ballot and securely transmitting the voted ballot using the Internet.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1477   
Author: Brough (R)   
Title: Veterans' Preferences: Voluntary Policy  
Summary: Enacts the Voluntary Veterans' Preference Employment Policy Act to authorize a private employer to establish and maintain a written veterans' preference employment policy, to be applied uniformly to hiring decisions, to give a voluntary preference for hiring or retaining a veteran.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA AB 1618   
Author: Cervantes (D)   
Title: Department of Veterans Affairs  
Summary: Makes a technical nonsubstantive change to the Department of Veterans Affairs within state government and sets forth its powers and duties the administration of various programs providing benefits to veterans.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 14   
Author: Gaines T (R)   
Title: National Guard: Bonuses: Tax Reimbursement  
Summary: Creates a grant program to repay members of the National Guard who paid taxes on an enlistment bonus awarded on or after a specified date, and before a specified date, that the member was required to repay. Provides a grant in the amount equal to the taxes that the member paid on that bonus.  
Status: 1/12/2017 To SENATE Committees on VETERANS AFFAIRS and GOVERNANCE AND FINANCE.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 27   
Author: Morrell (R)   
Title: Professions and Vocations: Licenses: Military Service  
Summary: Requires every board within the Department of Consumer Affairs to grant a fee waiver for the application for and the issuance of an initial license to an applicant who supplies satisfactory evidence to the board that the applicant has served as an active duty member of the California National Guard or the United States Armed Forces and was honorably discharged.  
Status: 1/12/2017 To SENATE Committees on BUSINESS, PROFESSIONS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Support   
CA SB 156   
Author: Anderson (R)   
Title: Military and Veterans: Transition Assistance  
Summary: Makes a technical, nonsubstantive change to existing law which requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop a transition assistance program for certain veterans.  
Status: 1/26/2017 To SENATE Committee on RULES.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 197   
Author: Bates (R)   
Title: Sales and Use Tax: Exempt: Military/Veteran Facilities  
Summary: Exempts from the Sales and Use Tax Law the gross receipts from the sale of, and the storage, use, or other consumption in this state of, building materials and supplies purchased by a qualified person for use by that qualified person in the construction of specified military and veteran medical facilities.  
Status: 2/9/2017 To SENATE Committee on GOVERNANCE AND FINANCE.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 253   
Author: Nielsen (R)   
Title: Veterans: Homelessness  
Summary: Makes technical, nonsubstantive changes to the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act, which authorizes the issuance of bonds to provide multifamily housing to veterans and which requires programs that focus on veterans at risk for homelessness or experiencing temporary or chronic homelessness.  
Status: 2/16/2017 To SENATE Committee on RULES.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 266   
Author: Dodd (D)   
Title: Armed Service Members: Consumer Loans  
Summary: Amends the Banking Law, the Credit Union Law, the Finance Lenders Law, and the Deferred Deposit Transaction Law to update references to the Military Lending Act. Makes changes concerning discrimination with respect to the terms of a loan or financing based on a person's membership in the military or naval forces of the state or of the United States.  
Status: 2/16/2017 To SENATE Committee on BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 339   
Author: Roth (D)   
Title: Veterans Treatment Courts: Judicial Council Assessment  
Summary: Requires the Judicial Council to report to the Legislature on a study of veterans and veterans treatment courts that includes a statewide assessment of veterans treatment courts currently in operation and a survey of counties that do not operate such courts that identifies barriers to program implementation and assesses the need for such courts in those counties. Creates the Veterans Court Assessment Fund.  
Status: 2/23/2017 To SENATE Committees on PUBLIC SAFETY and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Commentary: Similar to AB1556  
Position: Watch   
CA SB 359   
Author: Galgiani (D)   
Title: Professions and Vocations: Military Medical Personnel  
Summary: Promotes and pursues programmatic changes to nursing and paramedic licensure requirements for California's military medical personnel in order to recognize the talent, skills, and training of these military medical personnel.  
Status: 2/23/2017 To SENATE Committee on RULES.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 404   
Author: Stone (R)   
Title: Property Taxation: Senior and Disabled Veterans  
Summary: Relates to ad valorem taxes on real property. Provides that the inflation factor shall not apply to the principal place of residence, including a manufactured home, of a qualified veteran who is 65 years of age or older on the lien date and was honorably discharged from military service. Exempts the full value of the principal place of residence of a veteran or veteran's spouse. Makes technical and conforming changes to the disabled veteran's property tax exemption.  
Status: 2/23/2017 To SENATE Committees on GOVERNANCE AND FINANCE and VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 408   
Author: Nguyen (R)   
Title: Income Taxes Withholding: Exemption: Active Duty  
Summary: Excludes from withholding wages, salaries, fees, or other compensation paid to a resident of the state while he or she is in active military duty.  
Status: 2/23/2017 To SENATE Committee on GOVERNANCE AND FINANCE.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 409   
Author: Nguyen (R)   
Title: Veterans Homes: Residents with Complex Mental Needs  
Summary: Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop a plan to accommodate more residents suffering from complex mental and behavioral health needs into veterans homes, and to send a report to the Legislature detailing the plan.  
Status: 2/23/2017 To SENATE Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 410   
Author: Nguyen (R)   
Title: Veterans Preference  
Summary: Makes nonsubstantive changes to establishing preferences for the appointment of veterans. Requires that in making appointments to positions performing the duties of disabled veterans' outreach program representatives appointments be made in order of preference for any disabled veteran and any veteran.  
Status: 2/23/2017 To SENATE Committee on RULES.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 411   
Author: Nguyen (R)   
Title: State Military Reservists: Service Awards  
Summary: Establishes the State Military Reserve and Naval Militia Length of Service Award Act. Makes an appropriation to the Military Department to pay an award per month for life to a qualified person who completes specified years of satisfactory volunteer service in the State Military Reserve or the Naval Militia.  
Status: 2/23/2017 To SENATE Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Sponsor   
CA SB 455   
Author: Newman (D)   
Title: Pupil Enrollment: Military Dependents  
Summary: Amends an existing law which provides that person between a certain age are subject to compulsory full-time education and which requires a person subject to such education to attend the public full-time day school or continuation school or classes in a specified school district. Makes changes concerning compliance with such residency requirements with regard to parent transfers to certain military installations.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 485   
Author: Nielsen (R)   
Title: Veterans Homes  
Summary: Revises and recasts provisions of existing law which provide for the operation of veterans' homes and which establish the duties of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Provides for the senior executive appointed to oversee the operations of such homes and specifies which homes are administered by the Department. Requires the adoption of uniform statewide policies and procedures. Makes changes concerning criteria for veterans' home admission, payment of fees by resident spouses, funding, and specified fund.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Commentary: Similar to SB980  
Position: Watch   
CA SB 488   
Author: Bradford (D)   
Title: Insurers: Women, Minority, Disabled Veteran, Veteran  
Summary: Adds veteran and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender business enterprises to the entities for which certain insurer reporting concerning procurement is required. Requires an admitted insurer to submit a report regarding its governing board and board diversity efforts and provides for public access to the contents of such reports.  
Status: 2/16/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 725   
Author: Jackson (D)   
Title: Veterans: Pretrial Diversion: Driving Privileges  
Summary: Specifies that a misdemeanor offense for which a defendant may be placed in a pretrial diversion program includes a misdemeanor violation of driving under the influence or driving under the influence and causing bodily injury.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 728   
Author: Newman (D)   
Title: State Public Employee: Sick Leave  
Summary: Relates to the California Wounded Warriors Transitional Leave Act. Grants a state officer or employee who serves as a member of the National Guard or federal military reserve force who is called up to active military service and as a result sustains a military service connected disability an additional credit for sick leave with pay for the purpose of undergoing medical treatment for a service connected disability.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 731   
Author: Newman (D)   
Title: Public School Employees Veteran Leave of Absence  
Summary: Relates to leave of absence for veteran public school employees. Includes a certified employee who is a member or military veteran of the California National Guard or reserve component of the federal military returning from federal military mobilization with a military service-connected disability. Includes a classified employee.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 747   
Author: Newman (D)   
Title: State Military: Officer Commissions  
Summary: Relates to the Military Department. Authorizes the continuation of the commission of specified officers when such officers have had a permanent change of residence outside of the State.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SB 776   
Author: Newman (D)   
Title: Corrections: Veterans Benefits  
Summary: Requires the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to provide at each state prison a correctional officer who is trained and accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist incarcerated veterans in applying for and receiving any federal veterans benefits for which they may be eligible.  
Status: 2/17/2017 INTRODUCED.
Position: Watch   
CA SJR 2   
Author: Nielsen (R)   
Title: Veteran Bonus Repayment  
Summary: Requests that Congress expedite all actions necessary to permanently waive the requirement that our state's Army National Guard members repay federal financial incentives and extends some form of relief or repayment to those soldiers who have already complied with recoupment orders despite the financial hardship.  
Status: 1/12/2017 Re-referred to SENATE Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS.
Position: Watch   

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NGAC FAX: 916.362.3707
AFBA/SSLI Administrator Telephone: 800.462.7441 or 540.248.0837
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