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Assemblymember Connolly Updates High School Graduation Requirements for Students Struggling with Mental or Physical Health

AB 2251 authorizes school districts to exempt students with absences related to struggles with physical or mental health from additional graduation requirements beyond those prescribed by the state

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 2251, which explicitly authorizes school districts to exempt students from additio

Connolly Strengthens Gate Safety Regulations in Response to Child Fatality

Alex’s Law establishes specified standards for large or vehicular gates in response to a child fatality at a school in Marin County

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 2149, also known as Alex’s Law, which will improve

Assemblymember Connolly Joint Authors Bill Repealing Fixed Utility Charge

New legislation joint-authored with Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin repeals the California Public Utility Commission’s income-based fixed utility charge.

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) participated in a press conference announcing the introduction of a new bill, which repeals the California Publi

Assemblymember Connolly Passes Clean Water Protections for Rural Communities and Endangered Wetlands

AB 828 passed off of the Assembly floor with broad support coalition

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Connolly passed Assembly Bill (AB) 828 out of the Assembly, which allows managed wetlands and small disadvantaged communities to use their average annual water usage without being subject to excessive fines by Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) as part of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

Connolly Expands Healthcare Coverage for Metabolic Disorders

AB 1926 requires healthcare service plans to provide coverage for the testing and treatment of digestive and inherited metabolic disorders

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 1926, which expands healthcare coverage for metabolic disorders to include enteral nutrition treatment options for patients with digestive and inherited metabolic disorders.

Connolly Strengthens Pesticide Regulations with New Legislation

AB 1864 strengthens the enforcement of legislation protecting school sites from pesticide use

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 1864, strengthening enforcement regarding the use of pesticides within ¼ mile of a school site.

Assemblymember Connolly Hosts Contest for New State Legislation Ideas

“There Ought to be a Law” contest invites residents of Assembly District 12 to share their ideas for potential legislation to improve our community
SACRAMENTO, CA –Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) is hosting his second official "There Ought to Be a Law" contest. This program allows residents of Assembly District 12 (AD12) to propose new state legislation that could improve the lives of 38.9 million Californians, particularly those in the North Bay.

Assemblymember Connolly Passes Clean Water Protections for Rural Communities and Endangered Wetlands

AB 828 passed out of the Assembly Water, Parks & Wildlife Committee
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Connolly passed Assembly Bill (AB) 828 out of the Assembly Water, Parks & Wildlife Committee, which allows managed wetlands and small disadvantaged communities to use their average annual water usage without being subject to excessive fines by Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) as part of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Several GSAs are proposing groundwater allocations that are unworkable for rural communities and endangered wetlands. AB 828 will protect small communities’ access to safe and affordable drinking water and keep some of the state’s last wetlands from going dry.