Supported Legislation

Junior League of Fresno is proud to support specific legislation that can and will impact the lives of children living in foster care in the State of California. Each year membership is educated about the key policy changes that are being discussed by our local representatives. The JLF Board, through the representation of CalSPAC, votes to support or oppose legislative changes

Click on the links below to read more about the legislation that JLF has supported.

2016-2017 

SB 213 (Mitchell) Expanding Foster Child Placements
AB 1567 (Holden) Data Sharing for College Bound Transitional Age Youth
SB 12 (Beall) Foster Youth in Higher Education
AB 507 (Rubio) Foster Youth: Family Plan
SB 332 (Stern) Voter Registration Opportunities for Foster Youth
AB 776 (Friedman) Supervised independent living placement
AB 1375 (Dababneh) Foster care: placements: database

2015 – 2016

AB 1849 (Gipson) Foster youth: transition to independent living: health insurance coverage – Chaptered 9/25/16
AB 1879 (McCarty) Foster youth: permanency – Amended- 4/13/16
AB 2506 (Thurmond) Student financial aid: Chafee grant awards – Chaptered 9/16/16
SB 906 (Beall) Public postsecondary education: priority enrollment systems – Chaptered 9/21/16