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Assembly

June 29, 1989| Compiled by Jerry Gillam, Times staff writer

Floor Action: Raffles: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 55-6 vote a constitutional amendment (ACA 20) by Assemblywoman Jackie Speier (D-South San Francisco) to allow local governments to permit charitable organizations to conduct fund-raising raffles if the voters agree with such a move. State Official Income: Passed and sent to the Senate on 56-3 vote a bill (AB 1238) by Assemblyman Ted Lempert (D-San Mateo) to require incoming elected state officials, legislators and some local officials to disclose all income received during the year prior to assuming office. College Tuition: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 43-24 vote a bill (AB 500) by Assemblyman Tom Hayden (D-Santa Monica) to allow parents to pay future college tuition costs for their children at current prices by investing in a state trust program until they are ready to go to school. Board of Equalization: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 76-0 vote a bill (AB 31) by Lempert to prohibit members of the state Board of Equalization from voting on tax appeal cases brought by their campaign contributors. Bill Introductions: China: ACR 84 by Assemblyman Dave Elder (D-San Pedro) requests the governing boards of the Public Employee and State Teacher Retirement systems to seriously consider divesting their respective stock portfolios of all investments in companies doing business in China. Senate Floor Action: Telephone Calls: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 29-3 vote a bill (SB 10) by Sen. Bill Lockyer (D-Hayward) to require state agencies to answer incoming telephone calls within 10 rings during regular working hours under normal conditions. Jurors Pay: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 34-0 vote a bill (SB 501) by Sen. Larry Stirling (R-San Diego) to increase from $5 to $10 the basic daily fee paid to those on jury duty. Law Enforcement: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 25-4 vote a bill (SB 533) by Sen. Art Torres (D-Los Angeles) to allow counties to form special districts and place a 1-cent sales tax increase on the ballot to hire more law-enforcement officers. Contracts: Passed and returned to the Assembly for concurrence in amendments on a 37-0 vote a bill (AB 320) by Speier to give purchasers three days to cancel dating-service or diet-weight-loss contracts. Alcoholic Beverages: Passed and sent to the governor on a 37-0 vote a bill (AB 165) by Assemblyman Richard Floyd (D-Carson) to make it a misdemeanor punishable by a $250 fine, plus 32 hours of community service, for a minor to use false identification to purchase alcoholic beverages.

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