California lawmakers wrapped up their work for the year early Saturday morning, with sweeping new legislation to address issues from illegal immigration to the state's housing crunch - and hundreds of bills being debated and decided in just the final 48 hours. The bill, known as SB54, bans law enforcement officials from asking about the immigration status of people under arrest, and prevents local police from being "deputized as immigration agents", The Associated Press reports.
The bill passed the Assembly by a vote of 51-26, and then the Senate by 27-11.
"With SB 54, California will meaningfully improve state law to keep families together and communities whole-and not a moment too soon as the Trump administration continues its draconian and indiscriminate crackdown on immigrants".
Given Gov. Brown's scathing criticism of Trump and the state's commitment to impeding his agenda, there's a good chance he will sign the legislation.
"Now, more than ever, it is imperative that California law clearly distinguish state and local law enforcement officers from federal deportation agents", said Pasquarella.
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB54 shortly after Trump's election to cut off most interactions between federal immigration agents and local police and sheriff's officers.
Some immigrant rights advocates who were previously disappointed with the list of offenses under the Trust Act, were dismayed to see the same exceptions applied in the so-called sanctuary state bill.
California's three investor-owned utilities, Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric, said the bill does not protect customers from the cost of switching from fossil fuels. The compromise helped shift the Police Chiefs Association's stance to "neutral". "This is a measure that reflects the values of who we are as a great state".
"If California politicians pass this bill, they will be prioritizing politics over the safety and security of their constituents", Homan said in a statement this week.
The organization put out a release earlier this week, saying that "California's front-line law enforcement officers do not now engage in, and have no intention of engaging in, immigration enforcement in the field".
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He claims to have UNHCR recognition as being "stateless" and wants to challenge his loss of citizenship inside Ukraine. But Saakashvili quit as governor of Odessa in November, accusing Poroshenko of abetting corruption.
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Emera's Tampa Electric utility said the storm could affect up to 500,000 of the 730,000 homes and businesses it serves. More than 76,000 people in the state are already without power, according to Gov.
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