SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) released the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s 2016-17 budget proposal:
“I am pleased that Governor Brown has again released a prudent budget proposal that is forward-looking and continues to strengthen California’s economic development for communities throughout the Inland Empire and California. This budget plan addresses California’s short and long term fiscal needs, while also ensuring that we invest in California residents, communities and businesses.”
SB 813 Eliminates Statute of Limitations for Rape in California
Monday, January 4, 2016
SACRAMENTO – On the first day of the 2016 legislative session, Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today introduced important bipartisan legislation to end the statute of limitations for rape and related crimes in California. SB 813 seeks to ensure justice for victims and survivors of felony sexual offenses by allowing the indefinite criminal prosecution of rape, sodomy, lewd or lascivious acts, continuous sexual abuse of a child, oral copulation, and sexual penetration.
Senator Leyva will host the 2016 Young Women's Leadership Summit on Friday, March 11th from 8am - 2pm in Fontana. This free event will feature education / civic engagement, leadership panels, community resource booths and a college resource fair.