2018-2020 Legislative Session

Arts & Culture

Animal Welfare

Child Abuse Prevention

Coastal Access

  • AB 1300: Coastal Access Equity Act
    Expands authorization for the Coastal Conservancy to award grants to school districts, local public agencies, and nonprofit organizations for the implementation of programs to bring people to the coast

Criminal Justice Reform

  • AB 32: Ending the Use of Private Prisons
    Prohibits the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from entering into or renewing contracts with private, for-profit prisons beginning January 1, 2020
  • AB 227: Fines and fees
    Makes a defendant’s inability to pay a fine a compelling and extraordinary reason for a court to not impose a restitution fine upon a conviction of a misdemeanor or felony

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Employee Protections

  • AB 1400: Protect Fire Personnel
    Provides workers compensation to fire service personnel who develop cancer from firefighting operations rather than just active firefighting

Health Equity


  • AB 653: West Los Angeles Armory
    Authorizes the Director of General Services to lease a portion of the West LA Armory to LA County to build a year-round bridge housing program
  • AB 1795: Tenant Credit Protection
    Protects tenants from having an eviction on their record if they were evicted under the Ellis Act, in which case the landlord decided to stop renting the property

I would be honored to have your support on any or all of the bills. Support from individuals and organizations is critical to passing legislation. Please submit your letters of support at this link: https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/

Thank you for the privilege of serving you!


Sydney Kamlager-Dove signature

Sydney Kamlager-Dove
Assemblymember, 54th District