(SACRAMENTO) – Four of Assemblymember Tim Grayson’s (D-Concord) bills passed the Assembly floor this week. AB 2091, 2470, 2593, and 2851 all received bipartisan support.
After they passed Assemblymember Grayson stated, “I am grateful to my colleagues for their votes on these important bills. Each of these bills, all of which received support from a diverse and bipartisan group of legislators, represents a straightforward way to address important issues in the lives of my constituents. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Senate to make sure these bills enjoy the same measure of support in their chamber.”
AB 2091 expands the practice of prescribed burns, an important tool for protecting against wildfire risk, promoting forest and watershed health, and conserving firefighting resources. (Passed 76-1)
AB 2470 protects California’s environment and allows for a coordinated effort to prevent the introduction of invasive species and combat invasive species already present in the state. (76-0)
AB 2593 increases Medi-Cal reimbursement rates for air ambulance services, allowing them to continue providing critical and lifesaving measures for residents throughout the state. (66-0)
AB 2851 aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduce congestion by authorizing local governments to develop traffic signal optimization plans to improve traffic flow. (78-0)
The bills now proceed to the Senate for further consideration.
Tim Grayson represents the 14th Assembly District that includes the communities of Benicia, Concord, Clayton, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Vallejo, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek. For more information please visit the Assemblymember’s website, www.assembly.ca.gov/a14.