Press Releases

August 25, 2010

Sacramento– Legislation by Assemblyman Jerry Hill to allow Californians who vote by mail to verify that their ballots were counted was unanimously approved by the Legislature today and sent to the governor.

Sponsored by the Secretary of State, Assembly Bill 2616 would allow these voters to confirm their votes were counted either by calling county election offices or through county Web sites.

August 25, 2010

Legislation by Assemblyman Jerry Hill to increase the penalty for pirate limousine drivers at San Francisco International Airport from a simple infraction to a misdemeanor passed out of the Assembly today and was sent to the governor.

Assembly Bill 1885 would increase the punishment for drivers who illegally solicit for passengers at SFO and Ontario International Airport to a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment in county jail for up to six months and-or a fine up to $1,000.

August 25, 2010

Corrective Measure Would Bring Equity To Fines That Have Skyrocketed With Red Light Cameras

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s legislation to correct a vehicle code drafting error and reduce by more than half fines for motorists who fail to make complete stops before turning right on red lights was approved today by a bi-partisan vote of the Assembly and sent to the governor’s desk.

August 25, 2010

AB 2654 was product of Assemblymember Hill’s competition

Sacramento, CA – Legislation proposed by the winner of Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s there “Oughta be a Law … or Not” contest to protect consumers by regulating deceptive mail solicitations was approved today by the Assembly and sent to the governor’s desk.

August 24, 2010

Contact: Nate Solov 916-319-2019

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s legislation to correct a vehicle code drafting error, which has more than quadrupled fines for some “California stops” and raised the hackles of motorists, has cleared policy committees in the Legislature and could be sent by the Assembly to the governor any day.

August 24, 2010

Measure Would Bring Equity To Fines That Proliferated with Cameras

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s legislation to correct a vehicle code drafting error, which has more than quadrupled fines for some “California stops” and raised the hackles of motorists, has cleared policy committees in the Legislature and could be sent by the Assembly to the governor any day.

August 23, 2010

Contact: Nate Solov 916-319-2019

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s, D-San Mateo, legislation to crack down on repeat DUI offenders cleared the Legislature today with unanimous bipartisan support and was sent to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is expected to sign the bill.

AB 1601 authorizes judges to revoke a license for 10 years for persons convicted of three or more DUIs in a 10-year period.  Current law only allows for a license revocation period of three years for someone with three or more DUIs.

August 23, 2010

Measure Could Take over 10,000 repeat DUI Offenders off the Road Each Year

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Jerry Hill’s, D-San Mateo, legislation to crack down on repeat DUI offenders cleared the Legislature today with unanimous bipartisan support and was sent to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is expected to sign the bill.

August 17, 2010

Contact: Aurelio Rojas at 916-319-2019

What:

Join Assemblymember Jerry Hill and “Kid Print” Your Child

When:

Saturday, August 21
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where:

August 12, 2010

Contact: Aurelio Rojas at 916-319-2019

What:
“Get on the Bus with Jerry”

When: 
Friday, August 13
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Bus Tour
10:00 a.m., Media Availability

Where:
Bus departs Caltrain Headquarters – 9:30 a.m.1250 San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos

News briefing at Downtown San Mateo Caltrain Station – 10:00 a.m.
385 1st Avenue
San Mateo