CA SB616 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on October 4 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-10-04 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 309, Statutes of 2023.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


An act to amend Sections 245.5, 246, and 246.5 of the Labor Code, relating to employment.

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Roll Calls

2023-09-13 - Senate - Unfinished Business SB616 Gonzalez et al. Concurrence (Y: 27 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-09-12 - Assembly - SB 616 Gonzalez Senate Third Reading By Haney (Y: 52 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2023-09-01 - Assembly - Do pass as amended (Y: 11 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-06-28 - Assembly - Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations] (Y: 5 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-05-31 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading SB616 Gonzalez et al (Y: 27 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-05-18 - Senate - Do pass (Y: 5 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-08 - Senate - Placed on suspense file (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-19 - Senate - Do pass as amended, but first amend, and re-refer to the Committee on [Appropriations] (Y: 4 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-10-04 Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 309, Statutes of 2023.
2023-10-04 Approved by the Governor.
2023-09-20 Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4:30 p.m.
2023-09-13SenateAssembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 27. Noes 9. Page 2720.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
2023-09-12SenateIn Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
2023-09-12AssemblyRead third time. Passed. (Ayes 52. Noes 18. Page 3307.) Ordered to the Senate.
2023-09-08AssemblyOrdered to third reading.
2023-09-08AssemblyRead third time and amended.
2023-09-05AssemblyRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2023-09-01AssemblyRead second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
2023-09-01AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 11. Noes 3.) (September 1).
2023-08-16AssemblyAugust 16 set for first hearing. Placed on suspense file.
2023-06-29AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 1.) (June 28). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
2023-06-19AssemblyFrom committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on L. & E.
2023-06-15AssemblyReferred to Com. on L. & E.
2023-06-01AssemblyIn Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
2023-05-31SenateRead third time. Passed. (Ayes 27. Noes 9. Page 1384.) Ordered to the Assembly.
2023-05-18SenateRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2023-05-18SenateFrom committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2. Page 1177.) (May 18).
2023-05-12SenateSet for hearing May 18.
2023-05-08SenateMay 8 hearing: Placed on APPR suspense file.
2023-05-01SenateSet for hearing May 8.
2023-04-26SenateMay 1 hearing postponed by committee.
2023-04-25SenateSet for hearing May 1.
2023-04-24SenateRead second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
2023-04-20SenateFrom committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 4. Noes 1. Page 833.) (April 19).
2023-04-11SenateSet for hearing April 19.
2023-02-22SenateReferred to Com. on L., P.E. & R.
2023-02-16SenateFrom printer. May be acted upon on or after March 18.
2023-02-15SenateIntroduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Code Citations

ChapterSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Labor Code245.5Amended CodeCitation Text
Labor Code246Amended CodeCitation Text
Labor Code246.5Amended CodeCitation Text

California State Sources

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