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Connolly Bills Passed through Assembly Policy Committees

This week eight bills from Assemblymember Damon Connolly’s 2024 legislative package successfully passed through their Assembly Policy Committees

SACRAMENTO, CA – This week Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) passed eight of his Assembly Bills (AB) out of Assembly Policy Committees.

Assemblymember Connolly Strengthens Community Land Trusts

AB 2897 expands the definition of a community land trust, eliminates an unneeded evaluation requirement, and makes a technical correction to the Welfare Exemption Code.

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) introduced

Connolly Expands Healthy Soils Program with New Legislation

AB 2734 incentivizes farming methods that promote healthy soil and low greenhouse gas emissions by streamlining and expanding the bandwidth of the Healthy Soils Program.

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) introduced

Assemblymember Connolly Announces Winner of Legislative Contest

“There Ought to be a Law” winning idea details specific evacuation protocols for schools in high-risk wildfire zones.

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) announced the conclusion of his second official “There Ought to be a Law” contest.

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