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CCJFG Legislative Update: December

Publication date: 
December, 2019

Advocates Celebrate Governor Newsom Signature on SB 136

Newsom’s signature of the RISE Act dismantles a cruel, expensive, and ineffective one-year sentence enhancement. Learn More >

The Getting Home Safe Act (SB 42) Was Vetoed by Governor Newsom

Legislation that would require jails to release people before sundown is vetoed by Governor Newsom. Learn More >

Medical Co-Pays in Prison Eliminated Through AB 45

AB 45, signed by Governor Newsom, eliminates $5 medical and dental copayments for people inside of California prisons and jails. Learn More >