JULY 27, 2009
Budget Trailer Bills Significant and Direct Impact to People With Disabilities, Mental Health Needs, Seniors & Low Income Families
See separate CDCAN Report later on Tuesday (July 28) after the Governor releases his line item vetoes with the bills he signs for more details of what is in the budget trailer bills that have significant impact to children and adults with disabilities, mental health needs, people with traumatic brain and other injuries, people with MS, Alzheimer's and other disorders, seniors, community organizations and workers who provide services and others.  [Note: CDCAN issued a report earlier on Thursday that contained a summary of what was in the budget agreement - CDCAN Report #233-2009. Copies of available trailer bills are posted on the CDCAN website at www.cdcan.us ]
MEDI-CAL (HEALTH) TRAILER BILLS
*  Health Trailer Bill (AB 5x4) that includes Medi-Cal, adult day health centers, long term care facilities
*  Medi-Cal Managed Care Trailer Bill (AB 6x4) contains authorization for Department of Health Care Services to take steps to expand Medi-Cal managed care plans.  
IHSS - ALSO CALWORKS, SSI/SSP TRAILER BILLS
*  Human Services Trailer Bill (AB 4x4) includes In-Home Supportive Services reductions as agreed to by Democrats in late June; grant reduction to SSI/SSP, reductions to CalWORKS, Child Welfare including Adoption Assistance and Foster Care Programs, Community Care Licensing.  
*  In-Home Supportive Services Reforms Trailer Bill (AB 19x4) - contains the reforms including mandatory fingerprinting and background checks for IHSS workers - and also mandatory fingerprinting of persons receiving IHSS, changes regarding time sheets.  
*  CalWORKS Reform (AB 8x4) includes reforms and reductions to the CalWORKS program - most of which was proposed by the Governor.
REGIONAL CENTERS & DEVELOPMENTAL CENTERS TRAILER BILL
*  Developmental Services Trailer Bill (AB 9x4) - includes reductions to regional centers and developmental centers. This bill is nearly identical to AB 45x3 that Democrats passed (but never went to the Governor) in late June. 
TRANSPORTATION TRAILER BILL
*  Transportation Trailer Bill (AB 10x4) contains changes in State law to implement reductions to transportation.
EDUCATION TRAILER BILL
*  Education Trailer Bill (AB 2x4) contains education cuts including those impacting students in special education (suspension of the California High School Exit Examination for students with special needs); cuts to community colleges that impact students with special needs in Disabled Students Services Program.  
LIST OF BUDGET BILLS PASSED BY BOTH HOUSES
The trailer bills and revised budget bill passed in late June by the Democrats were replaced  by the revised budget bill and trailer bills passed by both the Senate and Assembly July 23 and July 24.  Below is list by bill number.  
CDCAN Note: "x4" stands for the 4th extraordinary or special session. Majority vote bills take effect 90 days after the end of the special session (which is different from  regular session majority vote bills approved by the Governor take effect the following January 1).
AB 1x4 - Main Revised Budget Bill 
STATUS 07/23/09:  PASSED State Senate 27 to 13 and Assembly 54 to 21
CDCAN Note: revises the existing 2009-2010 State Budget passed last February.
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 2x4 - Education/Higher Education Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED State Senate 29 to 6 and Assembly 54 to 15. 
CDCAN Note: contains education reductions and changes.     
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 3x4 - Education 2008-2009 Reversion/Certification Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09:  PASSED State Senate 27 to 13 and Assembly 55 to 19.
CDCAN Note: this final vote came around 3:31 AM Friday morning.  
 
AB 4x4 - Human Services Trailer Bill   ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/24/09:  PASSED State Senate 35 to 5 and Assembly 68 to 0.
CDCAN Note: Contains changes in state law to implement spending cuts to SSI/SSP, adoption assistance and foster care programs, CalWORKS, IHSS.  See also AB 8x4 (CalWORKS Reforms and Cost of Living Adjustments) and AB 19x4 (IHSS Reforms). Senate vote came at 5:48 AM Friday morning and Assembly vote came at 10:43 AM Friday morning (July 24th).  
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 5x4 - Health Trailer Bill   ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 29 to 11 and Assembly 54 to 18 (7 not voting).
CDCAN Note: includes Medi-Cal, adult day health, long term care facilities quality assurance fees.
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 6x4 - Medi-Cal Managed Care Trailer Bill   ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 39 to 0 and Assembly 74 to 2.
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 7x4 - Centralized Eligibility Trailer Bill   ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 25 to 15 and Assembly 42 to 24.
CDCAN Note: This is  a majority vote bill that if approved by the Governor,  takes effect 90 days after the official end of the special session.  This bill would authorize the Department of Health Care Services and Department of Social Services to take steps to centralize eligibility for CalWORKS, Medi-Cal, and food stamp programs.
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 8x4 - CalWORKS Policy & Fraud  Trailer Bill    ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/24/09:  PASSED State Senate 21 to 18 and Assembly 41 to 20.
CDCAN Note: This is  a majority vote bill that if approved by the Governor,  takes effect 90 days after the official end of the special session. This bill includes permanent suspension (or elimination) of cost of living adjustments for several programs including SSI/SSP.
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 9x4 - Developmental Services Trailer Bill   ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 28 to 10 and Assembly 61 to 13 (5 not voting).
CDCAN Note: Includes details on how over $334 million in reductions in State general fund spending will be achieved during 2009-2010 State Budget year, including cuts to Early Start.  
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 10x4 - Transportation Trailer Bill    ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 27 to 12
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED Assembly 54 to 24.
CDCAN Note: Assembly final vote came at 10:45 AM Friday morning (July 24).
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 11x4 - Resources Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 31 to 7 and  Assembly.
AB 12x4 - General Government (includes state employees) Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09:  PASSED State Senate 27 to 12.
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED Assembly 54 to 12.
AB 14x4 - Proposition 1A Suspension and /Redevelopment Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09:  PASSED State Senate 27 to 13 and Assembly 54 to 25.
CDCAN Note: Assembly final vote came at 2:18 PM Friday afternoon.  
AB 15x4 - Proposition 1A Payback (to local governments)
STATUS 07/24/09:  PASSED State Senate 28 to 9 and Assembly 57 to 12.
AB 17x4 - Revenues #1 - Taxation & Withholding Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 22 to 16 and Assembly 45 to 31 
CDCAN Note: This is a majority vote bill that if approved by the Governor,  takes effect 90 days after the official end of the special session. 
AB 18x4 - Revenues #2  - Tax Enforcement Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 23 to 16) and Assembly 46 to 31. 
CDCAN Note: This is a majority vote bill that if approved by the Governor,  takes effect 90 days after the official end of the special session.
AB 19x4 - IHSS Reforms Trailer Bill    ***PRIORITY***
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED State Senate 25 to 15 and Assembly 42 to 27.  
CDCAN Note: This is a majority vote bill that if approved by the Governor,  takes effect 90 days after 
the official end of the special session.  See also AB 4x4the human services trailer bill that includes
 IHSS spending cuts.   Final vote in Assembly came at 9:44 AM Friday morning.  
(CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF VERSION OF BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE & ASSEMBLY)
AB 20x4 - Boards Consolidations/Eliminations Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 39 to 0 and Assembly 75 to 0.
AB 21x4 - Procurement Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09:  PASSED State Senate 38 to 0 and Assembly 69 to 1.
AB 22x4 - Asset Management Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 37 to 0 and Assembly 73 to 3.
AB 23x4 - Tranquillon Ridge Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED State Senate 21 to 18.  
CDCAN Note: This bill would authorize oil drilling in Santa Barbara
AB 25x4 - Cash Management Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED State Senate 39 to 0 and Assembly 63 to 10.
AB 26x4 - RDA Shift Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED State Senate 21 to 17 and Assembly 41 to 23. 
CDCAN Note: bill was amended into a majority vote bill just around 4 AM when it was clear there were not 27 votes for it.  Assembly vote came at 1:58 PM Friday afternoon.  
AB 27x4 - RDA Securitization Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09:  On call in Senate
SB 13x4 - Judicial/Public Safety Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09: PASSED Assembly
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED State Senate 29 to 8.
SB 16x4 - Cash Deferrals Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/23/09:  PASSED Assembly
STATUS 07/24/09:  PASSED State Senate 33 to 6.
Regular Session Trailer Bills
SB 63 -  Integrated Waste Management Board Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED Assembly 47 to 18 and State Senate 21 to 15.
CDCAN Note: Majority vote regular session  bill, meaning if approved by Governor, would take effect the following January 1 (in this case, January 1, 2010).  Final Senate vote occurred at 5:28 AM.  
SB 90 - Supplemental Appropriations Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED Assembly 55 to 19 and State Senate 29 to 3.
CDCAN Note: this is Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (prisons) deficiency bill to cover shortfall in this department's budget for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 State budget years.  Senate approval came at 5:36 AM Friday morning.  
SB 116 - Revenue Anticipation Warrants (RAWS) Trailer Bill
STATUS 07/24/09: PASSED Assembly 54 to 16. 
CDCAN Note: Assembly vote occurred at 5:05 AM Friday morning (July 24).