Legislative Briefs

Tuesday April 24, 2007


Vehicles: speed contests and reckless driving (the so-called sideshow car confiscation bill) (State Senator Don Perata, D-Oakland) 

Passed the Senate April 16 on the voice-vote consent calendar as a “non-controversial” matter. Currently on first reading in the Assembly. Held at the desk, not yet assigned to committee. 



Oakland Unified School District: Governance (to restore some measure of local control to OUSD) (State Assemblymember Sandré Swanson, D-Oakland) 

Currently in the Assembly Education Committee, scheduled for hearing Wednesday, April 25, 1:30 p.m., Room 4202 in the State Capitol Building, Sacramento.