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Sacramento, Calif.- Part 23 in New California Laws for 2022. This installment includes teacher credentialing, autonomous vehicles, voting ballots, consumer debt, cannabis testing, Lanterman-Petris-Short Act and more. The Democrats currently hold veto-proof super majorities in both houses.

For full text details and authorship regarding laws and the effective dates, please click on the bill number below for access to the California Legislature official releases.

California Laws 2022 – Part 23

SB-488 Teacher credentialing: reading instruction.
SB-496 Flood control: water development projects: Pajaro River.
SB-497 Qualifying accounts for direct deposit of publicly administered funds.
SB-498 Funds for the provision of legal services to indigent persons: disabled veterans.
SB-500 Autonomous vehicles: zero emissions.
SB-501 Claims against public entities.
SB-503 Voting: ballots and signature verification.
SB-507 Mental health services: assisted outpatient treatment.
SB-509 Optometry: COVID-19 pandemic: temporary licenses.
SB-510 Health care coverage: COVID-19 cost sharing.
SB-512 Public postsecondary education: support services for foster youth: Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support Program.
SB-531 Consumer debt.
SB-533 Electrical corporations: wildfire mitigation plans: deenergization events.
SB-534 Dental hygienists.
SB-535 Biomarker testing.
SB-538 Domestic violence and gun violence restraining orders.
SB-539 Property taxation: taxable value transfers.
SB-541 Substance use disorder treatment facilities and programs: disclosure of license and certification status.
SB-544 Cannabis testing.
SB-548 Tri-Valley-San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority: transit connectivity.
SB-552 Drought planning: small water suppliers: nontransient noncommunity water systems.
SB-564 Hospitals: seismic compliance: O’Connor Hospital and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
SB-567 Criminal procedure: sentencing.
SB-570 Vehicles: equipment.
SB-572 Labor Commissioner: enforcement: lien on real property.
SB-574 Agricultural preserves: Williamson Act.
SB-578 Lanterman-Petris-Short Act: hearings.
SB-584 Resource Family Approval Program.
SB-586 Peace officers: certification.
SB-589 Air pollution: alternative vehicles and vehicle infrastructure.

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