(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 218 by Assemblymember Chris Ward (D – San Diego) into law, to create a process for Californian’s seeking a change of gender to also request that their marriage license, certificate, and their children's birth certificates be reissued with their updated gender affirming information.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) - Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 223 by Assemblymember Chris Ward (D - San Diego) into law, making it unlawful to sell, or possess with the intent to sell, any Dudleya illegally taken from its natural habitat on state lands.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – California State Assemblymember Chris Ward (D-San Diego) released the following statement today after the Legislature passed and sent to Governor Newsom its 2021-22 State Budget.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Poachers have been harvesting populations of California succulents known as Dudleya (or “live-forevers”) by the thousands, targeting larger more mature plants along California’s coast, then shipping and selling them overseas.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – This week, the Assembly passed Assemblymember Chris Ward’s (D-San Diego) Assembly Bill (AB) 218, which aligns the process for updating transgender marriage certificates and the birth certificates of their children with the current process to update birth certificates.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – This week, the State Assembly passed Assembly Bill (AB) 897, which Assemblymember Ward is joint authoring. The measure requires the Office of Planning and Research (OPR) to establish geographic boundaries for regional climate networks and to develop guidelines on how eligible entities may establish and govern those networks.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the State Assembly passed Assemblymember Chris Ward’s (D-San Diego) Assembly Bill (AB) 340 unanimously. The measure will amend California law to conform to federal law and permit taxpayers to benefit from the recently approved provisions in the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019.