Policy

ACT engages youth and women in policy advocacy to create meaningful change.

2019 Priorities

Reproductive Justice

ACT Co-Sponsored Legislation:

SB 24 (Leyva) – Student Right to Access Act (mandating medication abortion on public university campuses). Re-introduced.

 

2018 Priorities

Reproductive Justice for Young People

ACT Co-Sponsored Legislation:

  • AB 2601 (Weber) – Expanding CA Healthy Youth Act (Comprehensive Sexual Health Education for all Public Schools) to Public Charter Schools. Signed into law.
  • AB 2289 (Weber) – Young Parent Family Leave Act. Signed into law.
  • SB 320 (Leyva) – Student Right to Access Act (mandating medication abortion on public university campuses). Vetoed.

Other Priorities:

  • SB 1190 – Compensation for Unjustly Sterilized by CA Eugenics Programs
  • SB 982 – Raising the CalWorks Floor to Lift Families Out of Poverty.

 

2017 Priorities

Repro Justice + Immigrant Rights

ACT Co-Sponsored Legislation:

  • SB 320 (Leyva) – Student Right to Access Act (mandating medication abortion on public university campuses). Held in committee.

Other Legislation:

  • AB 9 – No Tax on Tampons
  • AB 10 – Tampon Access in Shelters, Schools, Universities
  • SB 54 – CA Values Act (protect undocumented Californians by ensuring state & local resources are not used for deportation proceedings).
  • SB 245 – Protecting Foster Youth (mandating foster youth receive comprehensive sexual health education)
  • SB 310 – Name & Dignity Act for Incarcerated Trans People
  • SB 743 – Freedom of Choice in Family Planning Act

2016 Priorities

Repro Justice + Immigrant Rights

ACT Co-Sponsored Legislation:

  • SB 1014 (Chu) – Young Parent Family Leave Act. Held in committee.

Other Legislation:

  • AB 1561 – No Tax on Tampons
  • SB 1139 – Medical DREAMER Opportunity Act
  • SB 999 – 12-Month Dispensing of Contraception
  • SB 10 – Health4All Adults.

2015 Proirities

CA Student Health Access
  • AB 329 – CA Healthy Youth Act. Comprehensive Sexual Health Education for all Public Schools.
  • AB 302 – Student Lactation Accommodations
  • SB 23 – Repeal the Maximum Family Grant Rule
  • SB 4 – Health4All Kids