Sacramento – AB 685, by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) was signed into law by Governor Newsom in Sacramento. AB 685 requires employers to provide a notice within one business day to employees who have been exposed to COVID-19 at their worksite, and report to the California Department of Public Health if an outbreak occurs. Current law does not require employers to notify their employees that they have been exposed to someone with Covid-19 at their work site. California is still making progress to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases, but nonetheless the
Sacramento – AB 2147, legislation by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) which provides an expedited expungement process for formerly incarcerated individuals who have successfully participated with fire suppression activities has been signed by Governor Newsom making California the first state in the nation to provide this type of relief to the formerly incarcerated that served as inmate firefighters.
San Bernardino – The Employment Development Department’s caseload for unemployment Insurance claims has increased significantly due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. This has resulted in constituents reaching out to Assemblymember Reyes’ Office for help to resolve their issues.
San Bernardino – California has emerged as the leader in the COVID-19 fight, not the leader in stopping this virus. California is now the leader in COVID-19 cases in the United States, surpassing New York. Helping to push the state towards achieving this bleak goal is San Bernardino County, which reported on Wednesday, July 22nd, 708 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional virus-related deaths. Confirming 25,775 cases of COVID-19 in the county — the fourth-highest case total in the state –– and 337 virus-related deaths, according to the County’s Dashboard.
San Bernardino – Against the backdrop of San Bernardino County continuing its efforts to reopen the economy, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are surging, causing the county to be placed on the California COVID-19 Watch List and Governor Newsom issuing new economic restrictions.
San Bernardino – The following is a statement made by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes regarding passage of Budget Trailer bills.
Sacramento – AB 2147, legislation by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) which would provide an expedited expungement process for inmates that have successfully participated as inmate hand crews (actively assisting with fire suppression activities), passed the State Assembly with bipartisan support.
San Bernardino – The following is a statement made by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes regarding passage of the California State Budget.
Sacramento – Legislation by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) Chair of the Assembly Human Services Committee, to revamp California’s approach to early childhood education was approved by a vote of the full Assembly and now heads to the state Senate for further consideration. AB 2581 would create a workgroup focusing on key stakeholder concerns surrounding early childhood development program administration and governance in the event that early childhood development programs see a transition in their administration or governance from one state entity to another
Sacramento – Assemblymember Eloise Reyes’ (D-San Bernardino) legislation, AB 2276, passed the State Assembly with bipartisan support and now heads to the state Senate for consideration. AB 2276 was introduced in response to a State Auditor’s Report, Childhood Lead Levels: Millions of Children in Medi-Cal Have Not Received Required Testing for Lead Poisoning that revealed over a million children in the Medi-Cal Program have not been properly screened for lead exposure.