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December 31, 2018

KRCR-TV / ABC 7: Senate Bill 1046 requires Californians found guilty of driving under the influence to temporarily install breathalyzers in their vehicles to get their driver’s licenses back.The bill takes effect Jan. 1, 2019.

December 31, 2018

Daily Journal: Having already introduced three proposals taking on teen use of flavored tobacco and abuse of property tax breaks, state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, looked to hit the ground running in the next legislation session on growing issues for his district.

December 29, 2018

CBS Bay Area: State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, joined law enforcement officials Friday afternoon in San Francisco to tell residents of a new state law going into effect next week for people convicted of driving drunk. "This is about saving lives," Hill said.

December 29, 2018

Patch.com: More than a dozen bills by Senator Jerry Hill will take effect as law during the coming year with new mandates for safety, consumer protection, accountability and other requirements phasing in from January 1 to July 1.

December 29, 2018

CBS SF Bay Area: “If we want to get at the heart of justice over these fires that we’ve seen, we need to have some action taken, we need to have a proper investigation,” said State Senator Jerry Hill.

December 28, 2018

KTVU: State Senator Jerry Hill authored the bill and says the benefit is keeping drivers on the radar rather than suspending their licenses and simply having them drive illegally with that license suspension. "Well, you're watching them, basically," said Hill.

December 28, 2018

SFGate.com: State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, joined law enforcement officials this afternoon in San Francisco to tell residents of a new state law going into effect next week for people convicted of driving drunk. 

December 28, 2018

KRON: California Senator Jerry Hill instead defends the bill only guarantees a day in court and the federal government is still able to punish as it sees fit. “Were trying to protect everyone's rights because everyone who is a resident of California regardless of their status has a right to due process and that's what California has been doing is protecting their due process,” said the senator.

December 27, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Hill’s proposal, Senate Constitutional Amendment 3, takes aim at Proposition 58, which voters approved in 1986. The measure allowed parents to give their residential property to their heirs without triggering a tax reassessment. The intent of the measure was to insulate children from absorbing a huge spike in property taxes and help them stay in the family home. California is the only state to offer this tax break.

December 26, 2018

SF Curbed: “Every year it’s another disaster,” San Mateo-based State Senator Jerry Hill said in a November interview, calling the utility “too big to succeed...”