Press Release

Monday, October 1, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – In the latest step toward a sexual harassment-free state Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a bill by Assemblymember Marc Levine to require lobbyists to receive sexual harassment training.

“We need to make sure that everyone who does business in the Capitol understands what we mean by our zero-tolerance policy,” said Assemblymember Levine, D-Marin. “Mandated training is an effective method of getting that message across.”

The bill, AB 2055, enjoyed overwhelming bipartisan support in both the State Assembly and State Senate.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
September 29th Climate Change Discussion
September 29th Climate Change Discussion
September 29th Climate Change Discussion
Asm Levine, Geeta Persad, Jason Weber, & Jared Childress discussing Climate Change in Marin
Asm Levine, Geeta Persad, Jason Weber, & Jared Childress discussing Climate Change in Marin
Geeta Persad, Jason Weber, & Jared Childress discussing Climate Change in Marin
Jason Weber & Jared Childress discussing Climate Change in Marin
Dr. Katharine Boyer, Alex Westhoff, & Matt Gerhart discussing Climate Change in Marin
Matt Gerhart discussing Climate Change in Marin
Dr. Katharine Boyer discussing Climate Change in Marin
Asm. Levine's staff opens the floor up for public discussion
Panelists talking before the climate change discussion
Constituents viewing materials at the climate change discussion
Constituents viewing materials at the climate change discussion
Asm. Levine speaking with constituents
Asm. Levine speaking with constituents
September 29th Climate Change Discussion
Asm. Levine addressing constituents at the climate change discussion
Friday, September 21, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Homeowners who lose their houses to wildfire will be able to use their insurance to rebuild somewhere else under an urgency bill by Assemblymember Marc Levine that took effect the moment the governor signed it Friday.

New laws typically take effect on January 1 of the year after they are passed, but special urgency bills, which require supermajority support, are enforceable as soon as they are signed by the governor.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a bill by Assemblymember Marc Levine to ensure the California State University online programs are continuously improved and evaluated in order to meet the students’ needs.

The measure, Assembly Bill 1062 by Assemblymember Levine, D-Marin County, enjoyed bi-partisan support in both the State Senate and Assembly.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Military veterans serving time prison could petition the courts to reconsider their sentences if battle trauma was a factor in the behavior that led to their incarceration, under a bill by Marc Levine that will take effect in January.

Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 865 into law on Wednesday. The measure, by Assemblymember Levine, D-Marin County, enjoyed bi-partisan support in both houses of the Legislature, clearing its final two hurdles without a single vote in opposition.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a bill by Assemblymember Marc Levine to require mental health professionals to undergo suicide prevention training.

The measure, Assembly Bill 1436 by Assemblymember Levine, D-Marin County, enjoyed bipartisan support in both the State Senate and Assembly.

Monday, September 17, 2018

(Sacramento, CA) – Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a bill by Assemblymember Marc Levine that would help ease permit fees for disability-related home improvements for seniors.

The bill, AB 2132, received overwhelming bipartisan approval (73-0) on the final vote that sent it to the governor.
When the law takes effect in January, local governments will have the authority to waive or reduce building permit fees for people who are 60 years of age and older with a qualifying disability.