Pot Network: “SB 1127 lifts barriers for students who need medical cannabis to attend school,” said Sen. Hill. “This legislation gives these students a better chance to engage in the educational process with other young people in school districts that decide to allow parents to come administer the dose their child requires."
A bill intended to standardize California’s emergency alert system is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s approval. Last week, Senate Bill 833 was unanimously approved by both of the state’s legislative bodies.Prior to the votes, lead [author] California Senator Mike McGuire released a statement calling on his colleagues and the governor to take action.Sens. Bill Dodd and Jerry Hill and Assemblymembers Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Marc Levine and Jim Wood also helped to bring the legislation forward.
CalMatters: Gov. Jerry Brown has on his desk Senate Bill 1406 by Sen. Jerry Hill, a San Mateo Democrat, that would allow students to begin their bachelor’s degree programs as late as the 2022-23 academic year and graduate by July 2026.
Sierra Sun Times: Senator Wiener and Senator de León are joint authors of SB 822, and Assemblymembers Santiago and Bonta are co-authors. SB 822 is also co-authored by Senators Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), Bill Dodd (D-Napa), Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo),
ABC 30: A bill requiring customers to bail out PG&E for liabilities stemming from the 2017 Northern California fires is now on the governor's desk awaiting his signature. "Before we know what PG&E's liabilities are, we've already given a bailout and that's wrong," said State Sen. Jerry Hill
CBS 8 Rochester: Sen. Jerry Hill of San Mateo is highlighting recent attention around sexual assaults in advocating for the measure. Olympians who were abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar were among those supporting the bill.
Capital Public Radio: “Shouldn’t we focus on requiring PG&E to improve the safety of their electric system that they’ve been neglecting all these years? Instead, this bill rewards their bad behavior,” said Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo). “This bill allows PG&E to pass their costs on to ratepayers even if they were negligible.”
Times of San Diego: Under Senate Bill 1406, introduced by state Sen. Jerry Hill of San Mateo, students can begin their bachelor’s degree program as late as the 2022-23 academic year and graduate by July 2026.