Ask Jerry 2017

Senator Hill live streamed his annual virtual town hall, "Ask Jerry," from Sacramento recently. He fielded questions about storm damage on the Peninsula, rail transportation in our communities, the condition of local roads, the outlook for signature California programs and policy, and more during the fast-paced online program. View the archived video of “Ask Jerry 2017” by clicking here.

In the News

Capital Public Radio: A Democratic lawmaker presented two gun safety laws Tuesday that would seek to reduce gun theft and improve tracking of licensed weapons. The first, SB 464, requires store owners to better secure guns when the store is closed. The bill, drafted by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said guns should be taken out of display cases and locked in a safe or vault. Hill's other measure, SB 22, requires California law enforcement agencies to have written procedures for accounting of all guns in their possession in order to prevent the loss and theft of guns.
March 22, 2017
Los AngelesTimes: Under the legislation by state Sen. Jerry Hill police and sheriff's departments would have to submit a plan to local officials — and present it at an open hearing — on what surveillance technology they employ and how, including facial recognition software, drones and social media monitors.
March 21, 2017
Sacramento Bee: Under 18 and want to get hitched? In California, you need signed permission from a single parent or legal guardian, an interview and approval from the court. Soon, you might need to wait until 18 no matter who signs off...Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said he is introducing the bill Friday in hopes of protecting all minors, and protecting women’s rights.
March 17, 2017

Press Releases

Senator Jerry Hill to Introduce Legislation Banning Child Marriage

State Senator Jerry Hill will introduce legislation to close a loophole in state law that allows even young children to wed because there is no minimum age requirement for marriage. His bill would prohibit individuals younger than 18 from...

March 16, 2017

Senator Hill Releases Statement on DMV's Proposed Rules for Driverless Cars

The DMV’s proposed regulations for driverless vehicles send a strong signal that California is serious about encouraging the development, testing and deployment of safe autonomous vehicles,” said Senator Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara...

March 10, 2017

Senator Hill Releases Staff Report on PG&E Bill Spikes, Calls on PG&E and Utilities Regulator to Lower Bills in Coldest Winter Months and Improve Customer Empowerment

State Senator Jerry Hill is calling on the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and the California Public Utilities Commission to fix the utility company’s rate structure, which heightens the increase that many customers see in their bills during...

March 01, 2017