Archdiocese of Los Angeles California Catholic Conference-Legislative Malaise Impacts Critical Bills A preoccupation with the budget impacted all legislation this year, including significant measures being tracked by the California Catholic Conference. As for Catholic Lobby Day bills – AB 1057 (Beall – Food Stamps), SB 399 (Yee – Sentencing), AB 1048 (Torrico – Baby Surrender) – they will all be back next year.
Other bills on topics such as umbilical cord blood, marriage recognition, human trafficking and stem cell education are either on the governor’s desk or have been significantly modified. Read the summary list here or a more comprehensive list here.
Source: Catholic Legislative Network Public Policy Insights Vol. 2, No. 37