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Assemblymember Kalra and Labor Co-Sponsors Urge Governor Newsom to Sign AB 96

AB 96 is an intentional, tailored policy that will continue technological innovation in public transit while respecting workers’ rights and justice

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Kalra (D-San José) and bill sponsors urge Governor Newsom to sign AB 96, which would require public transit agencies to notify transit unions of their intention to procure or deploy autonomous transit vehicle technology at least ten months prior.

Assemblymember Kalra, SAG-AFTRA, Introduce First of its Kind Legislation on Generative AI in Performer Contracts

AB 459 mandates informed consent and proper representation for any transfer of the right to digitally replicate one’s likeness and performance

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José), and SAG-AFTRA, announce first of its kind legislation to regulate the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in employment contracts in the entertainment industry.


Assemblymember Kalra’s Bill to Prohibit Common Counts Heads to Governor


SACRAMENTO – Today, AB 1414 (Kalra) passed its final vote in the Legislature and heads to Governor Newsom. The bill would protect consumers against predatory debt collection lawsuits by requiring debt collectors to produce and sue on a written contract rather than “common counts”.


Assemblymember Kalra, Priscilla Presley Celebrate ACR 86 Vote


SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 86 passed the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development by a vote of 12-0. ACR 86 enjoyed supportive testimony by actor and philanthropist, Priscilla Presley, and Social Compassion in Legislation’s Founder and President, Judie Mancuso.