Legislative Updates

2019 Updates

October 17, 2019

When the Legislature convened back in January, the law enforcement community viewed the upcoming session with trepidation.

July 15, 2019

Shortly before breaking for Summer Recess, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Assembly Bill 302. In its current form, AB 302…

July 1, 2019

The Legislature now returns to its regular Legislative business, having enacted the 2019-2020 Budget with Governor Newsom last week.

June 17, 2019

The big news for CCUPCA is that this budget contains $5 million for funding and infrastructure to our sponsored bill…

May 5, 2019

CCUPCA sponsored Assembly Bill 1499, our lobbyist, John Lovell, speaking on our behalf in front of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee.

April 15, 2019

A quick update this week on present and past use-of-force Assembly Bills and Senate Bills.

March 18, 2019

College and University Police forces address the same crime challenges as municipal police and county sheriff agencies.  However, there are some crimes that take place disproportionately on educational grounds. One of those crimes is active shooter incidents…

February 11, 2019

For decades, the standard as to whether an officer may use force in carrying out their professional obligations has been the Reasonableness Standard.

February 4, 2019

Thus far, approximately 500 bills are in print, have been introduced and put into print since the new Session began.  We can expect nearly 3,500 bills…

January 28, 2019

This past week has been relatively quiet on the Legislative front, with only a few bills directly impacting public safety.

January 14, 2019

Newly sworn in Governor Newsom presented his 2019-2020 Budget. This is the first budget proposal from the new governor…

January 7, 2019

January 7 marked the first day in office of Governor Gavin Newsom who took the oath as California’s  40th Governor. The Legislative session…

Prior Legislative Updates

For information on past legislative updates, including measures past last year that affect collegiate campus, see our archived Legislative Updates.