Press Releases

Friday, September 28, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) –This week, Assembly Bill 1994 and Assembly Bill 2080 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) were signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. Both bills were sponsored by Attorney General Xavier Becerra and will provide law enforcement with the information necessary to track criminal offenders.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assembly Bill 91 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 91 will help ease late-night traffic jams in Riverside County by requiring a study of the feasibility of allowing single-occupancy cars to use high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes, commonly known as “carpool lanes,” during non-peak traffic hours.

Friday, September 14, 2018

(SAN FRANSISCO) – This week, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 193 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) into law. AB 193 would create the Zero-Emission Assurance Project (ZAP), which will provide a rebate for the purchase of a replacement battery or fuel cell for a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) for qualified consumers.

Friday, September 7, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – Assembly Bill 2123 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona)  was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown this week. AB 2123 would reform the existing process for local governments to transition to district-based elections by providing for a mutually agreed-to extension of up to 90 days to continue negotiations between local governments and potential plaintiffs.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – The following is a statement by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) regarding the passage of Senate Bill 215 (Beall) by the State Assembly today:

“I am proud to be one of the authors of Senate Bill 215. I did not support Assembly Bill 1810. However, SB 215 represents a good start in providing a fix to AB 1810 by eliminating certain offenses from eligibility for mental health diversion, including murder, manslaughter, and rape.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – The Assembly unanimously approved Senate amendments to Assembly Bill 1994 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona), sending it to Governor Jerry Brown for his consideration. AB 1994 will provide law enforcement with the tools necessary to track registered sex offenders.

“It is unacceptable that neither law enforcement nor the public are notified when registered sex offenders are released into our communities,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “This bill will provide law enforcement with more tools to track registered sex offenders and help keep our streets and neighborhoods safe.”

Friday, August 24, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – This week, Assembly Bill 193 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) was approved by the Assembly on a bipartisan vote of 58 to 20, and sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his consideration. AB 193 would create the Zero-Emission Assurance Project, which will provide a rebate for the purchase of a replacement battery or fuel cell for a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) for qualified consumers.

“Assembly Bill 193 will make zero emission vehicles more affordable and accessible to the working families of California,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “This represents a critical step toward achieving our state’s climate goals and clean air standards.”