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SACRAMENTO FILE

Assembly

June 17, 1989| Compiled by Jerry Gillam, Times staff writer

Floor Action:

Discrimination: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 44-18 vote a bill (AB 2208) by Assemblyman Robert J. Campbell (D-Richmond) to prohibit housing discrimination against aliens who are living legally in California. Parental Leave: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 44-28 vote a bill (AB 77) by Assemblywoman Gwen Moore (D-Los Angeles) to allow mothers or fathers to take up to four months of unpaid leave to care for sick, newborn or newly adopted children or seriously ill parents without fear of losing their jobs. Gaming Commission: Rejected on an 19-28 vote a bill (AB 235) by Assemblyman Richard E. Floyd (D-Carson) to establish a state gaming commission with jurisdiction over the state lottery, horse racing and card clubs. Reconsideration requested. Sewage Treatment: Granted final approval on a 61-11 vote to a resolution (SJR 16) by Sen. Herschel Rosenthal (D-Los Angeles) urging the federal Environmental Protection Agency to deny a Los Angeles County Sanitation District application for a waiver from secondary treatment requirements of the federal Clean Water Act for discharges into Santa Monica Bay. Senate Floor Action: Contracts: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 36-0 vote a bill (SB 1107) by Sen. Quentin L. Kopp (I-San Francisco) to require business firms to give every customer who enters into a written contract a copy of that document. Diabetes: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 23-3 vote a bill (SB 1474) by Sen. James W. Nielsen (R-Rohnert Park) to allow taxpayers to make checkoff contributions of a portion of their state income tax refund to a California Diabetes Research Fund. License Plates: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 23-1 vote a bill (SB 854) by Sen. Dan McCorquodale (D-San Jose) to let farmers and ranchers purchase special license plates for their trucks upon payment of an additional fee.

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