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Thursday, January 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) has re-introduced a bill to make Election Day a holiday in California. Assembly Bill 177 would establish a state holiday on the first Tuesday in November of each statewide or national election year.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO—Today, the California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus unanimously elected Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) to serve as Chair and Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) to serve as Vice Chair.

Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) hands over the chairmanship following two highly successful years for the Caucus. During his time as Chair, the Caucus, among its many accomplishments:

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Friday, September 28, 2018

(San Francisco) – Assemblymember Evan Low (D-San Francisco) wrote legislation this year to require state crime labs to use a nationwide criminal data base to help solve crimes and perhaps prevent future crimes. KNTV (NBC Bay Area) investigative reporter Stephen Stock explains in this Assembly Assets video why the data base isn’t being used now.http://www.asmdc.org/low

Friday, September 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low’s (D-Silicon Valley) legislation to restrict firearm possession among people admitted under multiple 5150 holds, an involuntary psychiatric hold for individuals at risk of harming themselves or others, was signed by the Governor today.

AB 1968 will remove the firearms of someone who has been placed on a 5150 hold twice in one year and prohibits the admitting facility from filling out the petition form on the individual’s behalf. The individual could still petition the court for a hearing to have his or her guns returned.