The Peace and Freedom Party has taken/will be taking positions for or against a number of bills in the 2021-20222 session of the California legislature; the party is also watching the progression of several other bills. Below run the PFP’s positions on this legislation. For the full text and more information on a bill, click on the given bill’s title.

Additionally, the PFP Legislative Committee sends letters to state senators and assemblypersons detailing the party's support of or opposition to each bill. Each position letter may be accessed individually via the links marked [Position letter] below or click here for a list of all PFP position letters. Last update: March 17, 2020.

• AB 101 – High school education: Ethnic Studies – SUPPORT
Would add completion of a one-semester course in ethnic studies to the high school graduation requirements beginning in the 2026-27 school year. [Position letter]

• AB 118 – Emergency services: Community response grant program – SUPPORT
Would enact the Communit Respnse Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems (C.R.I.S.E.S.) Act and thereby implement the 3-year C.R.I.S.E.S. Grant Pilot Program. [Position letter]

• AB 1400 – Guaranteed Healthcare for All – SUPPORT
Would create the California Guaranteed Health Care for All program (commonly known as “CalCare”) to provide comprehensive universal single-payer healthcare coverage and controls on healthcare costs. [Position letter]

• SB 29 – Vote-by-mail ballots – SUPPORT
Would extend mail-in ballot laws put into place for the November 2020 general election to all elections held before in 2021. [Position letter]

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• AB 15 (Chiu) – COVID-19 relief: Tenant Stabilization Act of 2021 (in Assembly Housing Committee, no hearing scheduled).

• AB 16 (Chiu) – The COVID-19 Tenant, Small Landlord, and Affordable Housing Provider Stabilization Act of 2021 (in Assembly Housing Committee, no hearing scheduled).

• AB 37 (Berman) – Elections: Vote by mail ballots. Would provide vote-by-mail ballots to all active registered voters for all elections permanently (in Assembly Housing Committee, no hearing scheduled).

• AB 40 (Lorena Gonzalez) – Elections: Slate mailers. Would require more information about producers, payments for appearance to be printed on slate mailers (in Assembly Housing Committee, no hearing scheduled).

• AB 53 (Low) – Election Day Holiday. Wuold make November general election dates a holiday for public schools, community colleges and most state offices (in Assembly Housing Committee, no hearing scheduled).

• AB 236 (Berman)— Campaign disclosure: Limited liability companies. Would regulate disclosures of campaign contributions by LLCs (last amended 3/10; in Assembly Housing Committee, no hearing scheduled).

• AB 1040 (Muratsuchi) – Community colleges: Ethnic studies. Would require community colleges to offer ethnic studies courses satisfying CSU requirements starting in school year 2022-23 (in Assembly Higher Education Committee, no hearing scheduled).


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