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State Legislation Committee
April 14, 2004
City Hall, Room 288
I. ROLL CALL
Steve Kawa - Mayor's Office of Public Policy and Finance
David Grenell - Supervisor Matt Gonzalez's Office
David Owen - Supervisor Aaron Peskin's Office
Donna Kotake - Assessor's Office
Mary Jane Winslow - City Attorney's Office
Peg Stevenson - Controller's Office
Jay Banfield - Treasurer's Office
Kate Breen - Muni
Dianna Hammons - Department of Parking and Traffic
Mark Westlund - Department of Environment
Colleen Chawla - Department of Public Health
David Greenberg - City Attorney's Office
Margarita Gutierrez - City Attorney's Office
II. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Action item: the Committee voted to approve the minutes of the April 14, 2004 meeting.
III. PROPOSED LEGISLATION
Action items: The Committee voted to take action on the following state legislation affecting the City and County of San Francisco:
A. AB 2741 (Salinas and Wolk): to give Oakland
and San Jose each a seat on the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC).
B. AB 2817 (Salinas): to transfer transportation
funding and programming authority from the MTC to county congestion management
agencies (such as the SFCTA).
Action: no position taken, because the bill is expected
to be tabled.
C. AB 2568 (Yee): to double fines for moving violations
on 19th Avenue.
D. SB 1612 (Speier): to enable counties to access
federal subsidies for childcare for foster parents.
E. SB 1180 (Figueroa): to establish a statewide
program for fluorescent lamp recycling.
F. 2004 State Legislative Plan: summarizes the
Department's position on key legislative issues.
G. AB 2766 (Richman): to prohibit San Francisco
County and other "over-equity" counties from receiving growth in
Vehicle License Fee "Realignment" revenues.
H. AB 1881 (Berg): to authorize all counties to
implement an integrated health and human services program.
I. AB 2301 (Maze): to eliminate the requirement
for quarterly and estimated annual reports on indigent health care data.
J. AB 2483 (Chan): to develop a 3-year pilot program
on integrating alcohol and drug treatment programs for youth.
K. AB 2871 (Berg): to authorize clean needle and
syringe exchange programs without the requirement for regularly declaring
a local state of emergency.
L. SB 1149 (Ortiz): to require the CA State Board
of Pharmacy to disseminate information on Canadian pharmacies that meet requirements
for safe dispensing of dangerous drugs to California residents.
M. SB 1152 (Scott): to make it a misdemeanor to
sell ammunition to minors, and to require collection of information about
ammunition buyers at the point of sale.
N. SB 1508 (Ducheny): to prohibit refinancing of
rental property that has an outstanding code violation.
IV. SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Discussion item: no items were offered for the May 12 agenda.
V. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Discussion item: No members of the public offered public comment.