More Perez Bills Clear Committees PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 09:28

Three bills by Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez have passed out of policy committes and are now making their way to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

 AB1231 , Improving Access to Autism Services , was approved by the Assembly Health Committee on a 19 - 0 vote. The bill authorizes and elevates the use of telemedicine as treatment options within the State's regional center system of services. Passage of the bill would help ensure that Californians with Autism Spectrum Disorder and pervasive developmental disabilities have access to the services they require.

AB 1329 , Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Plan , cleared the Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials on a 5 - 2 vote. The bill directs the Department of Toxic Substances Control to develop an actionable , enforceable plan to reduce social and racial disparities in the citing of hazardous waste facilities.

AB 576 , was ammended and approved by the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation , passing on an 8 - 0 vote. The bill creates a multiagency partnership , known as the Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team , aimed at tackling the underground economy in the state.