Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ Equestrian Rider Safety Bill Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ (D-San Fernando Valley) Assembly Bill (AB) 974, enacting it into law. AB 974 is a constituent-led measure that improves the safety and visibility of equestrian riders and their equines while on paved highways.

La legislatura de California aprueba la ley promovida por la asambleísta Luz Rivas, que eliminará el término racista “alienígena” de las leyes estatales, y espera la firma del gobernador

SACRAMENTO – Hoy, la legislatura de California aprobó la legislación de la asamblea, AB 1096, promovida por la asambleísta Luz Rivas (D-Arleta). La ley ahora va a la oficina del gobernador para su firma. AB 1096 elimina el término ofensivo “alienígena” de todas las leyes y códigos estatales, reemplazándolo con otro lenguaje que refleja más la terminología legal actual, como “no-ciudadano” o “inmigrante”.

Legislature Approves Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ Bill to Remove the Derogatory Term “Alien” from State Law, Heads to the Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Legislature passed Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ (D-Arleta) Assembly Bill (AB) 1096. The bill now heads to the Governor’s desk for signature. AB 1096 eliminates the offensive term “alien” from all state laws and policies, replacing it with other language that is more reflective of today’s legal terminology, such a “noncitizen” or “immigrant.”

Assemblywoman Luz Rivas’ Statement on Funding for Solutions to Homelessness in the Legislature’s Proposed Budget Agreement

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-San Fernando Valley) has issued the following statement on the California State Legislature’s proposed budget agreement: “I am excited that my colleagues in the Legislature have agreed to invest over $10 billion in funding specifically to address our homelessness crisis. Additionally, the Legislature is proposing $1 billion dollars in ongoing support for local governments to fund solutions to homelessness.