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Governor Newsom Signs Calderon Legislation into Law

For immediate release:

SACRAMENTO, CA – This year, Governor Newsom signed numerous pieces of legislation by Assemblymember Lisa Calderon (D – Whittier) into law.

“There was so much at stake and our state took historic steps to mitigate climate change, protect reproductive rights, and make higher education more accessible,” stated Assemblymember Calderon. “My legislative priorities aimed to address these critical issues and I am pleased to announce that the Governor has signed nine of my bills.”

Assemblymember Calderon bills signed into law this year include:

  • AB 288 – Makes college more affordable for low-income students and DREAMERS by  prohibiting the practice of scholarship displacement in California.
  • AB 2482 – Establishes a pilot program at California institutions of higher education to make wellness products more readily available for students. 
  • AB 1871 – Increases consumer protections for vehicle owners by requiring providers of vehicle history report to remedy errors in a timely manner.
  • AB 2626 – Protects the licenses of California health practitioners providing abortion care.
  • AB 2251 – Requires the state to complete a strategic plan to achieve a 10% increase of tree canopy cover in urban areas by 2035.

For full text of the bills signed, visit:


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