Bill Text: CA AB65 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: California Universal Basic Income Program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-12-08 - From printer. May be heard in committee January 7. [AB65 Detail]

Download: California-2021-AB65-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 65


Introduced by Assembly Member Low
(Coauthor: Senator Wiener)

December 07, 2020


An act relating to public social services.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 65, as introduced, Low. California Universal Basic Income Program.
Existing law establishes the State Department of Social Services and requires the department to administer various public social services programs, including the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program, under which each county provides cash assistance and other benefits to qualified low-income families and individuals, and the CalFresh program, under which supplemental nutrition assistance benefits allocated to the state by the federal government are distributed to eligible individuals by each county.
This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to create a California Universal Basic Income Program, with the intention of ensuring economic security for all Californians.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to create a California Universal Basic Income Program, with the intention of ensuring economic security for all Californians.
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