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Assemblymember Chris Holden
Assemblymember Chris Holden Applauds Nasdaq and SEC on New Diversity Rules
August 12, 2021
On Friday, August 6 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved new Nasdaq diversity rules that encourage companies listed on their exchange to increase diversity on their corporate boards based on race and gender. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s ‘George Floyd Law’ Clears Senate Public Safety Committee
July 1, 2021
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s police reform legislation, AB 26, passed the California State Senate Committee on Public Safety. AB 26 establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. ... read more »
Asm. Holden’s Bills to Establish Private Use of Force Training, and Address Discrimination in the Appraisal Process Clear First Policy Committee
April 29, 2021
This week, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation, AB 229 which establishes use of force trainings for private security, and AB 948 which address discrimination in the real estate appraisal process both passed the Assembly Business and Professions Committee. ... read more »
Asm. Holden Takes on Unfair Lowballing When Black Californians Appraise Their Homes
March 4, 2021
Assemblymember Chris Holden has (D-Pasadena) introduced legislation, Assembly Bill (AB) 948, to address discrimination in the real estate appraisal process in California. ... read more »
Assemblymember Chris Holden Introduces Bill to Make Pet Adoption Easier for Active Duty Military Service Members
December 24, 2020
As of January 2020, the adoption fee for veterans is already waived. AB 121 would expand current law to waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat to an active duty military service member who present to the public animal shelter a current military identification. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden Reintroduces ‘George Floyd Law’
December 10, 2020
Assemblymember Chris Holden reintroduced his police reform legislation, AB 26, that establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. ... read more »
California Legislature Passes Bill to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards
September 3, 2020
This week, the California Legislature passed a bill that requires diversity on corporate boards in California. The legislation, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author. The bill requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented community by the close of 2021. ... read more »
California Black Caucus Introduces Reparations Bill
May 14, 2020
On May 11, the California Assembly Judiciary Committee voted yes on a bill that would mandate the state to set up an eight-member commission to examine how California engaged in — and benefited from — the enslavement of Black men, women and children. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s Legislation Aiming to Reduce Exposure to Lead in Drinking Water Passes First Policy Committee
March 13, 2020
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation, AB 2060, that would reduce exposure to lead from drinking water passed unanimously in the Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee today with bipartisan support. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s Legislation to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Laws in Hosting Platforms Signed by Governor
October 17, 2019
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation, AB 1497, that strengthens anti-discrimination laws in new forms of housing accommodations such as Airbnb, was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. ... read more »
Nate Holden Celebrates 90th Birthday-Still Going Strong
June 27, 2019
At 90 years young Nate Holden looks as fit as a fiddle.  On Saturday evening June 15 at the Luxe Hotel - Sunset, family, friends and colleagues all came together to honor one of Los Angeles first and most influential political leaders. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s College Athlete Civil Rights Act Passes First Policy Committee
April 26, 2019
Assemblymember Holden’s College Athlete Civil Rights Act of 2019 passed its first policy committee on a unanimous vote. The legislation, Assembly Bill 1573, would give college athletes more tools and protection to address the challenges or abuses they may face on campus. The bill also allows schools to create a degree completion fund. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Tournament of Roses President, Laura Farber as Woman of the Year for 41st Assembly District
March 12, 2019
Assemblymember Chris Holden and President of the Tournament Laura Farber Sacramento, CA – As part of an annual celebration of Women’s History Month in the State Capitol, ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden Introduces Idle Oil Well Emission Reporting Bill 
February 28, 2019
Assemblymember Chris Holden reintroduced legislation that requires operators of idle and abandoned oil and gas wells to report hydrocarbon emissions found during the well plugging process. ... read more »
Assemblymember Holden’s Water Conservation Tax Relief Legislation Helps Keep California Out of Drought
February 19, 2019
Assemblymember Chris Holden Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced AB 533  which incentivizes participation in water efficiency and storm water runoff improvement programs. “Water conservation shouldn’t be taxed,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. ... read more »

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