Press Releases

Daly Bill Combatting Distracted Driving Headed to Governor’s Desk

Sacramento – State legislators approved a bill by Assemblymember Tom Daly (D – Anaheim) increasing penalties for distracted driving.  Assembly Bill (AB) 47 requires the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to assess a point on a driver’s license, under certain circumstances, if they are convicted of a violation for operating a handheld wireless or communication device while driving.

Daly Bill Updating Definition of "Beer" in California Signed by Governor

Sacramento – Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation by Assemblymember Tom Daly (D – Anaheim) updating the definition of beer in California. As a result, “beer” will now be defined in state law to include things such as honey, fruit juice, herbs, spices and other food materials as adjuncts in fermentation.

OC Veteran's Cemetery Bill Approved by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

Sacramento – The State Senate Veterans Affairs Committee voted 5-0 on June 25 to approve Assembly Bill (AB) 368 by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton). AB 368 designates a site in the Orange County Great Park as the location for a Southern California Veteran’s Memorial Park & Cemetery.