Insurance: AB 231 by Assemblyman William H. Lancaster (R-Covina) permits the state insurance commissioner to order insurance companies to form a temporary pool to provide commercial liability insurance to business firms and cities and counties if coverage is not available.
Alzheimer's: AB 1865 by Assemblyman William J. Filante (R-Greenbrae) allows taxpayers to make contributions for support of research into Alzheimer's disease by designating an amount to be taken from their state income tax refunds.
Children: SB 1054 by Sen. John Seymour (R-Anaheim) prevents a parent who has abducted a child from going to court in a new state and obtaining a custody order. Bills Vetoed:
Interest: AB 2575 by Assemblyman Charles M. Calderon (D-Alhambra) would have extended through 1990 the state law that establishes 19.2% as the top interest charge on revolving retail installment accounts. The veto means the rate will drop to 18% next year. The governor said the lower rate would save consumers an estimated $60 million to $72 million annually.