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  March 13, 2023
1:00 P.M.
1025 Escobar St., Room 110A
Martinez, CA 94553

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To slow the spread of COVID-19, the meeting will be accessible via Zoom to all members of the public as permitted by Government Code section 54953(e).
Supervisor Ken Carlson, Chair
Supervisor Diane Burgis, Vice Chair
Agenda Items: Items may be taken out of order based on the business of the day and preference of the Committee
1.   Introductions
2.   Public comment on any item under the jurisdiction of the Committee and not on this agenda (speakers may be limited to three minutes).
3.   RECEIVE and APPROVE the Record of Action for the February 6, 2023 meeting of the Legislation Committee, with any necessary corrections.
DRAFT Record of Action
4.   ACCEPT the report on the State budget and State Bills of Interest to Contra Costa County and provide direction and/or input to staff and the County's state lobbyists as needed.
Attachment A
Attachment B
Attachment C
5.   CONSIDER recommending to the Board of Supervisors a "Support" position on SB 287 (Skinner) Features that Harm Child Users: Civil Penalty, a bill that would prohibit a social media platform from using a design, algorithm, or feature that the platform knows, or should have known, causes child users to do any of certain things, including experience addiction to the social media platform, as recommended by Supervisor Burgis.
Attachment A: Draft Letter of Support
6.   CONSIDER recommending to the Board of Supervisors a "Support" position on AB 817 (Pacheco) Local Government: Open Meetings, a bill that would authorize local boards, commissions, subcommittees (but not governing boards) to meet remotely, and provide direction to staff on other Brown Act-related bills.
Attachment A: AB 817 Fact Sheet and Coalition Letter
Attachment B: Fact Sheets AB 557 and SB 411
7.   RECOMMEND to the Board of Supervisors a position of "Support" on AB 240 (Kalra): Dogs and Cats: California Spay-Neuter Fund, a bill that would establish the California Spay-Neuter Fund to finance low-cost spay-neuter operations throughout the state of California, as recommended by the Director of Animal Services.
Attachment A: Fact Sheet
8.   CONSIDER recommending to the Board of Supervisors a position of "Sponsor" on AB 540 (Wicks) Social Service Transportation Improvement Act, a bill that would require the coordination of social service transportation services under the Social Service Transportation Improvement Act, would increase the transportation improvement fee by $10 per vehicle, and would require the revenues generated to be deposited into the Public Transportation Account, as recommended by the Department of Conservation and Development.


Attachment A: Press Release and Background Statement
Attachment B: CCC Letter of Support
9.   ACCEPT the report on the federal Community Project Funding process for FY 2024 and other federal matters of interest to the County and provide direction to staff and the County's federal lobbyists, as needed.
Attachment A
10.   The next meeting is currently scheduled for Monday, April 10, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.
11.   Adjourn

The Legislation Committee will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Legislation Committee meetings. Contact the staff person listed below at least 72 hours before the meeting.
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Public comment may be submitted via electronic mail on agenda items at least one full work day prior to the published meeting time.

For Additional Information Contact:

Lara DeLaney, Committee Staff
Phone (925) 655-2057, Fax (925) 655-2066

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