AB 295 (Gipson) – Pending
As Introduced on February 12, 2015
Assembly Bill 295, by Assembly Member Mike Gipson, would require a public agency, if the public agency becomes the successor employer to a private employer that offers emergency medical transportation services, to immediately recognize a new bargaining unit consisting of the emergency medical transportation employees of the predecessor private employer and recognize an employee organization as the exclusive representative of the new bargaining unit if the employee organization meets specified certification or recognition requirements.
AB 295 has been referred to the Assembly Public Employment, Retirement and Social Security Committee.
County Veterans’ Services Offices Funding
AB 171 (Irwin) – Support
As Introduced on January 22, 2015
Assembly Bill 171, by Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin, would continuously appropriate the sum of $5,600,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Veterans Affairs to be available for allocation to counties to fund the activities of county veterans service officers. The bill would require the department, no later than July 1, 2016, to develop an allocation formula based upon performance standards that encourage innovation and reward outstanding service by county veterans service officers, and would require those continuously appropriated moneys to be allocated in accordance with that formula.