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Thursday, April 4, 2019

(Sacramento, CA) AB 429, the Earthquake Inventory Act, passed the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee 20 – 0.

“Mapping out our seismic vulnerabilities allows local municipalities to be better prepared when an earthquake hits,” stated Assemblymember Nazarian.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

(Sacramento, CA) On a vote of 5-0-1, the Assembly Committee on Education today approved Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian’s (D-Van Nuys) Assembly Bill 479 incentivizing K-12 public schools to offer healthier, climate-friendly lunch options.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

(Sacramento, CA) Today, the Assembly Health Committee advanced AB 648 (10 – 3 vote), expanding consumer privacy in wellness programs by:  

Friday, March 8, 2019
Friday, February 22, 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Homelessness

(Sacramento, CA) Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian introduced AB 761, which removes challenging requirements and drastically reduces the prohibitive costs municipalities and non-profits face when using state-owned armories as a tool to reduce homelessness.

“The state needs to do more to get people off the street and back on their feet,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian. “Drastically cutting the costs for cities and non-profits to use armories as temporary shelters is common sense.”

Friday, February 15, 2019

The California Armenian Legislative Caucus is holding two scholarship contests for the 2019 commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. California high school students in 9th through 12th grade are invited to participate in an essay contest and/or a visual arts contest to increase greater awareness of the Armenian Genocide.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

(Sacramento, CA) Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian introduced AB 492, the Homeowner & Renters’ Assistance Program. AB 492 will provide a tax rebate to financially struggling renters and homeowners across California by reinstating and expanding the Homeowners and Renters Property Tax Assistance Program to include all Californian homeowners and renters who make under $30,000.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

State Bill would help California’s schools cut their greenhouse gases by serving healthier food.

(Los Angeles, CA) Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) introduced landmark legislation incentivizing K-12 public schools across the state to offer healthier, climate-friendly lunch options. Under AB 479, the Healthy Climate-Friendly School Lunch Act, schools would receive additional state funding for serving a plant-based entrée and plant-based milk. The bill is co-sponsored by Animal Hope in Legislation, Friends of the Earth, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Social Compassion in Legislation.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Northridge

Re-Introduces 30% Seismic Retrofit Tax Credit, Mapping of Seismically Vulnerable Structures, and Strengthening Building Codes

(Sacramento, CA) On the 25th Anniversary of the 6.7 magnitude Northridge Earthquake, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian announces the Safe & Sound Act to prepare California for the next big earthquake. 

“We deserve a safe and sound California that can bounce back quickly after the ‘big one’ hits, with limited loss of life and property,” stated Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.  “By proactively protecting our infrastructure we will save lives, protect property, and create jobs.”