CA AB984 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on August 7 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-07 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 169, Statutes of 2017.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


An act to amend and repeal Section 128.5 of the Code of Civil Procedure, relating to courts, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-07-20 - Assembly - AB 984 CALDERON Concurrence - Urgency Added (Y: 70 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-07-20 - Senate - Assembly 3rd Reading AB984 Calderon By Hertzberg Urgency Clause (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-27 - Senate - Do pass (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-15 - Assembly - AB 984 CALDERON Assembly Third Reading (Y: 73 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-10 - Assembly - Do pass (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-25 - Assembly - Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations] (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-07 Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 169, Statutes of 2017.
2017-08-07 Approved by the Governor.
2017-07-31AssemblyEnrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.
2017-07-20AssemblyUrgency clause adopted. Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 70. Noes 0. Page 2638.).
2017-07-20AssemblyAssembly Rule 63 suspended. (Ayes 46. Noes 22. Page 2636.)
2017-07-20AssemblyAssembly Rule 77(a) suspended.
2017-07-20AssemblyIn Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after July 22 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
2017-07-20SenateRead third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 38. Noes 0. Page 2120.).
2017-07-18SenateRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2017-07-17SenateFrom committee: Be ordered to second reading pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
2017-07-13SenateRe-referred to Com. on APPR. pursuant to Joint Rule 10.5.
2017-07-13SenateRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2017-07-12SenateRead third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
2017-06-29SenateRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2017-06-28SenateFrom committee: Do pass. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 27).
2017-06-19SenateFrom committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on JUD.
2017-05-24SenateReferred to Com. on JUD.
2017-05-15SenateIn Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
2017-05-15AssemblyRead third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 73. Noes 1. Page 1542.)
2017-05-11AssemblyRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2017-05-10AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (May 10).
2017-04-25AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 0.) (April 25). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
2017-04-24AssemblyRe-referred to Com. on JUD.
2017-04-20AssemblyFrom committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on JUD. Read second time and amended.
2017-03-27AssemblyIn committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
2017-03-02AssemblyReferred to Com. on JUD.
2017-02-17AssemblyFrom printer. May be heard in committee March 19.
2017-02-16AssemblyRead first time. To print.

Code Citations

ChapterSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Code of Civil Procedure128.5Amended CodeCitation Text

California State Sources

Bill Comments