SB 813 Eliminates Statute of Limitations for Rape in California

Thursday, August 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO – The California State Assembly today passed important bipartisan legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would eliminate the statute of limitations for rape and related crimes in California.  SB 813 aims 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.

SB 1068 Advances to Governor Brown's Desk for Consideration

Thursday, August 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) that would develop a more comprehensive and coordinated network of services for homeless students in California passed out of the California State Assembly with strong bipartisan support and now moves to the Governor for his consideration of the bill.

300,000 Domestic Workers Provide Critical In-Home Services in California

Thursday, August 18, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, the California State Assembly passed important legislation that would permanently preserve overtime protections for California’s privately hired domestic workers.  SB 1015 now advances to Governor Brown for his consideration.

Authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), SB 1015 would continue the success from AB 241 (2013)—which granted overtime protections to California’s privately hired domestic workers—by removing the initial 2017 sunset provision and extending the law’s provisions permanently.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

On Saturday, August 13, 2016, Senator Leyva hosted a “Paletas in Pomona” community conversation at the Washington Park Community Center. Approximately 75 community residents attended this successful event, where Senator Leyva discussed various issues with attendees, including homelessness, job opportunities for youth and ongoing communication with the Senator’s office.


Charter Local Edition Interview Regarding SB 1398 and SB 1000

Monday, June 20, 2016