Press Release

Thursday, September 12, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D- Marin County) to ban smoking and vaping at California state parks and beaches received final approval today by the California State Legislature. 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to prohibit mobile data service providers from limiting internet traffic to first responders during an emergency was approved today by the California State Legislature. AB 1699 (Levine) is the latest action by the California Legislature to ensure that first responders are given unfettered access to cellular data, which is a critical tool to protect the lives and property of all Californians.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) to strengthen California’s data breach notification and consumer privacy protections was approved today by the State Senate. AB 1130 (Levine), sponsored by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra closes a loophole in the state’s existing data breach notification law by requiring businesses to notify consumers of compromised passport numbers and biometric information. The measure was approved by the State Senate on a 25 to 12 vote and previously approved by the State Assembly on a vote of 46 to 19 in May.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In the wake of several domestic oil drilling disasters, including the nearly 240,000 gallons of crude oil recently spilled in Kern County by Chevron, the California State Senate today gave final approval to AB 1440 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County), which would for the first time in a generation, prioritize public health and the environment when making future oil and gas development decisions. The measure was approved by the State Senate on a 27 to 11 vote and had previously been approved by the State Assembly on a 48 to 21 vote.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) today released the following statement in response to a dangerously flawed ethnic studies model curriculum proposed by the California Instructional Quality Commission. 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Mayors from across California today called for the California Legislature to move AB 18 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County) before the adjournment of the Legislature next month.

Monday, August 5, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – With 251 mass shootings in the past 217 days, including three mass shootings in the past week, Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) today announced action to prevent future acts of gun terror.