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CARA's How a Bill becomes a Law Forum - Shared screen with speaker view
Cynthia Kinavey
38:49
Who do we talk to about getting CARA’s support and is it only for California legislators?
Jodi Reid
40:08
If you have a bill or issue you would like CARA to review and discuss and take a position on, send it to Dwane Camp at dcamp.cara@gmail.com
Valeeta Pharr
43:07
Was or will the powerpoint materials be available? Did I miss it with the Agenda? Val Pharr
Peter Shapiro
43:13
What is a placeholder bill? Difference betwe. one asnd two-yar bills?
Ann Shores
43:42
There's something not quite right with the screenshare. There are black boxes over parts of the presentation materials.
Valeeta Pharr
44:07
Thank you. Less pictures to take and go through. lol
Theresa Karr
44:10
What are the black lines and boxes at the top of this page?
Janet Heinritz-Canterbury
49:12
are we getting these power points after the session?
California Alliance for Retired Americans
51:09
Yes, we will send a follow up email to all registered participants with this presentation. We will also post on our website.
Ann Shores
54:09
Can the office of Leg Counsel choose NOT to back a proposed bill?
C. T. Weber
57:32
Will we receive these ages via email?
Jodi Reid
58:09
This power point will be posted on our website following this forum along with a recording of the forum. We will also send it to everyone who registered for today’s forum
C. T. Weber
01:01:13
As a bill moves through the legislative process, will our portal letter follow the bill or do we need to submit new letters to the portal each time the bill moves to a new committee, floor, or 2nd house.
C. T. Weber
01:04:45
Can a number of citizens, I think the number is 30, submit a petition to Leg Council to put their bill idea in bill language?
Tina Martin
01:06:13
Good talk, Hene!
C. T. Weber
01:07:58
If a legislator does not submit a request to Leg Council by Jan 20, does that prevent that legislator from introducing a bill by the Feb 17 deadline?
Michael Nye
01:10:57
And make sure you are the last person to talk to the legislator before th4 vote!
GORDON MILLER
01:17:54
Please specify what sorts of bills require 2/3 majority to pass.
Jodi Reid
01:18:34
bills that require funding through the taxes or fees need 2/3 vote (thanks to Prop 13).
Janet Heinritz-Canterbury
01:18:58
CICA has a budget ask—is the bill process with the Leg Counsel deadline the same for our budget ask? or is a budget ask different than a bill issue?
GORDON MILLER
01:19:49
Thought so,
Jodi Reid
01:20:24
A budget ask has a slightly different timeline. It will need to be reviewed by budget staff and leg counsel but it is heard through the budget committees rather than the regular standing committees. It is critical to have a legislator carry your budget ask and work it with you through the budget process
Janet Heinritz-Canterbury
01:21:09
Thenks, is there a next Friday deadline for the leg couple review?
Art Persyko
01:21:48
QUESTION: What is the best time and the best way for us CARA members to get an idea for a bill to you our leaders and staff of CARA, in time for you to properly consider it and meet the deadlines the legislature has. In other words is it too late for us to submit bill ideas NOW for THIS coming session?
Jodi Reid
01:23:13
it is not too late to get bill ideas to CARA - our meeting is next Thursday, Jan. 19th. However, it is good to bring us an idea and a possible legislator who will sponsor it so we can hit the ground running as we determine if this is a bill we can sponsor
Art Persyko
01:23:44
Thanks, Jodi!
Michael Nye
01:26:51
Emergency approval takes 2/.3’s legislator vote in both houses.
*Keith Umemoto
01:29:03
First, the bill deadline to Leg Counsel doesn't have to be the complete idea, as spot bills are submitted. Often spot bills are submitted, meaning a very brief concept on the subject matter. At the same time, one needs a legislator to submit the request to leg counsel for a bill by Jan 20.
Nadine Peyrucain
01:29:16
Is this or will this power point be available to us.
Jodi Reid
01:30:16
The power point will be on our website as well as the recording of this forum
Nadine Peyrucain
01:30:28
What is going to be our response to ACO-REACH LEGISLATION that took effect 1/1/23?
Dwane Camp Jr
01:31:09
dcamp.cara@gmail.com
Jodi Reid
01:31:22
CARA already wrote a letter against ACO/REACH to all members of the CA Congressional delegation and is part of the national coalition opposing it.
Nadine Peyrucain
01:31:53
What are we planning to do, in terms of actions of resistance to the threat of the HR hold the increase in the debt limit unless there are cuts to SS & Medicare?
Dwane Camp Jr
01:32:54
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billStatusClient.xhtml
Nadine Peyrucain
01:35:59
Does NVR change the needed votes for majority?
Nadine Peyrucain
01:40:14
If a person is not present for a vote does that change the number needed for a majority?
Hali Hammer
01:41:17
I have another meeting, have to leave. Thanks!!!
Art Persyko
01:45:20
QUESTION: This might already be in the CARA scorecard, but does CARA (or any other organization)have an analysis of all of the Democratic Party legislators (and this could be done for the Republicans as well) in regard to the pattern of their voting and the reasons for it in each case? This could be called a political dossier or political profile, and it could include how much money they take from the various lobbyists and their industries because we know how large an impact lobbyists and their money has on legislation and the legislative decisions. Or there may be other factors that should be noted (e.g. Democrats in more conservative districts).
Suzy Lee
01:45:52
How do they get rid of old bills? Do we introduce a new bill? So many old bills still on books, like women can't show ankles etc
Jodi Reid
01:48:25
Old bills that don’t make it through the committe process or the governor vetos are dead. They need to be reintroduced in a new session and they get a new number and the process starts new
karen lang
01:49:10
when did the webinar begin today?
Art Persyko
01:49:22
NOON
California Alliance for Retired Americans
01:49:55
All of CARA’s Fabulous Friday Forums begin at noon
Nadine Peyrucain
01:52:03
When we find a problem how can re research or have research done to learn if there is already a law or if current laws must be changed?
Kristen Loomis
01:53:24
Nadine -- law library? large general library?
David Williams
01:55:18
Is there a limit on how many ideas or potential/draft bills can submit to Leg. Council for review? In SF,I believe, a supervisor is limited on how many ideas or potential/draft proposals can be submitted to the city attorney for review
Dwane Camp Jr
01:55:45
https://legiscan.com/CA/legislation?status=introduced
Kristen Loomis
01:55:59
Nadine -- also your local legislator, if you have a good relationship with them.
Dwane Camp Jr
01:56:08
Website that clearly lists newly introduced legislation
Dwane Camp Jr
01:56:14
Legis Scan
Dwane Camp Jr
01:56:24
Correction: Legi Scan
Ann Shores
01:58:17
If the same number is still needed for passage, how does pairing help?
Susan A. Hammer
01:58:50
👏👏👏
Cynthia Kinavey
01:59:03
Thank you Dwayne 👍🏼
Nadine Peyrucain
01:59:15
Best training ever!!
Larry Marotta
01:59:17
Excellent job, Dwane!
Valeeta Pharr
01:59:25
Another fabulous Friday!!! Happy New Year!!! See you all up and down the state. Let's be the eyes and ears of our sibblings. Better TOGETHER!!! Thanks AGAIN!!!
Kristen Loomis
01:59:48
Thank you, Dwayne!
GORDON MILLER
01:59:51
GOOD SHOW! 😊
Valeeta Pharr
02:00:06
Thank you Dwane!
C. T. Weber
02:00:12
👍
Dwane Camp Jr
02:01:10
Thank you all! Looking forward to a great year!
C. T. Weber
02:02:03
Thank you, Dwane.
Sara Cleveland
02:03:01
From Sara Cleveland: wonderful presentation!
GORDON MILLER
02:03:21
Money talks!
Michael Nye
02:03:58
So Gordon, does that mean we should send them money?
GORDON MILLER
02:04:24
We’re going to pay him a visit in March!
Kathryn Donahue
02:04:53
Thank you Dwane for your excellent work!
GORDON MILLER
02:06:26
They respond to money first. Other things like public interest, etc. come later - much later.
Susan A. Hammer
02:07:37
What about the COLA for Social Security?? Same fund?
California Alliance for Retired Americans
02:08:28
MARCH 17TH - BAKERSFIELD ACTION EVENT (CARA will visit McCarthy’s office)
GORDON MILLER
02:08:35
Can we invite friends to ride to Bakersfield?
*Keith Umemoto
02:09:53
Yes, invite everyone who want to fight to stop cuts in Social Security and Medicare to Bakersfield....
Kathi Fotinos
02:11:53
Great presentation of really good information. Thank you
Jodi Reid
02:12:15
All are welcome to the March 17th bakersfield event - young and old. They will have to rsvp for the bus. Information is coming next week.
Peter Shapiro
02:15:58
Thanks,Stevie!