Homeless: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 47-24 vote a bill (AB 2839) by Assemblyman Peter Chacon (D-San Diego) to establish an Office of Homeless Services within the governor's office to prepare recommendations on how to provide needed housing by Jan. 1, 1989.
Machine Guns: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 66-1 vote a bill (AB 4028) by Assemblyman Gary A. Condit (D-Ceres) to broaden the legal definition of a machine gun to include any firearm deemed by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to be readily convertible to a machine gun.
Drunk Drivers: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 69-2 vote a bill (AB 3939) by Assemblyman Sam Farr (D-Carmel) to set up an experimental program allowing the courts to require convicted second-offense drunk drivers to install ignition devices that prevent them from starting their cars after consuming in excess of two drinks.
Rapid Transit: Passed and sent to the governor on a 54-5 vote a bill (AB 832) by Assemblyman Frank Vicencia (D-Bellflower) to allow the Southern California Rapid Transit District to purchase rail cars by negotiation rather than competitive bidding. The governor vetoed a similar bill last year.