SB 651 Receives Strong Bipartisan Support on Senate Floor

Monday, May 18, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, the California State Senate unanimously passed legislation that will ensure that all victims of crimes committed by minors are eligible to receive due compensation.

Authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) and jointly cosponsored by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and Crime Victims Action Alliance, SB 651 would expand the statutory definition of a ‘victim’ so that derivative victims—such as spouses, family members and housemates—will be eligible for compensation as a result of a crime committed against them by a minor.      

Thursday, May 14, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revision of the 2015-2016 state budget:

SCR 40 Raises Awareness About Communication Disorders in California

Thursday, May 7, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) today celebrated May 2015 as Better Hearing and Speech Month on the Floor of the California State Senate.  

SB 398 Helps Small Communities, Businesses Access Vital State Funds

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, the Senate Environmental Quality Committee approved legislation that will provide technical assistance to small non-profits, disadvantaged communities and small businesses to access funding for energy efficiency upgrades or projects that reduce the negative health impacts of poor air quality.