Press Release

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assembly Bill 2402 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino), to extend critical privacy protections that exist for medical cannabis users to adult-use cannabis users, passed the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection by a bipartisan vote of 7 - 0.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Bill 2943 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, to declare conversion therapy a fraudulent practice in the state of California, passed the Assembly Committee on Judiciary today by a bipartisan vote of 8-1.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Bills 1751, 1752, and 1753 passed the Assembly Committee on Business and Professions by bipartisan votes of 16-0, 16-0, and 15-1 respectively. Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) is the author of the three-bill package of legislation to fight the opioid crisis by addressing the overprescribing, diversion, and abuse of prescription drugs like opioids. These bills are part of a larger package of legislation aimed at combating the opioid crisis.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO —The California State Assembly passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 172 today to apologize for the state’s past discriminatory laws that oppressed and persecuted the LGBT community. ACR 172 is authored by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, and co-authored by all members of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus. ACR 172 is supported by Equality California, the Human Rights Campaign, the ACLU, and the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

“California has a long history of enacting legislation that discriminated against LGBT individuals,” said Assemblymember Low. “This will not undo the decades of persecution and oppression that our community has faced, but it is important to recognize these injustices so that we as a state can move forward and lead with love.”

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assembly Bill 2943 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, to declare conversion therapy a fraudulent practice in the state of California, passed the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection by a bipartisan vote of 8 – 2.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) today released the following statement on the inauguration of Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) as President pro Tempore of the California State Senate:

Thursday, February 22, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Cupertino), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, has introduced Assembly Bill 2943 to declare conversion therapy a fraudulent practice in the state of California. Although conversion therapy with minors is illegal in the state, there are no such protections for adults.