2017 Co-Authored Legislation

For her first session as an Assemblymember, Laura has proven to be a true progressive voice for our state, coauthoring some of the legislatures most progressive bills, while still showing that she reach across the aisle and work with anyone who has the best interest of the state in mind. 

Bills Signed Into Law


Elections and Government Transparency

AB 249 (Mullin) - Disclose Act

AB 492 (Grayson) - Advertising and solicitations: government documents.


Environment, Sustainability, Natural Resources, and Public Lands

AB 617 (C. Garcia)- Nonvehicular air pollution: criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants.

SB 5 (De León) - California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018

SB 50 (Allen) - Federal public lands: conveyances

SB 541 (Allen) - School facilities: school facility water capture practices.

AB 466 (Bocanegra) - LA River Tributaries Bill.



SB 150 (Allen) - Regional transportation plans.


Family Rights and Foster Youth

AB-273 (Aguiar-Curry) - Child care services: eligibility.

SB 63 (Jackson) - Parental Leave

AB 1006 (Maienschein) - Permanency Outcomes – Foster Youth


Civil and LGBTQI Rights

SB 179 (Atkins) - Gender identity: female, male, or nonbinary.


Animal Rights

AB 485 (O’Donnell) - Pet Adoptions.


Other Legislation

AB 250 (Gonzalez-Fletcher) - Lower Cost Coastal Accommodations

AB 132 (Jones-Sawyer)  - Public contracts: 2028 Olympic Games and  Paralympic Games.

Co-Authored Legislation



SB 562 (Lara & Atkins) - Healthy California Act.

AB 569 (Gonzalez-Fletcher) - Discrimination – Reproductive Health Care

AB 148 (Mathis) - California Physician Corps Program: practice setting.


Environment, Sustainability, Natural Resources, and Public Lands

AB 378 (C. Garcia) - AB 32: GHG regulations, cap and trade, post-2020

AB 725 (Levine) - State beaches and parks: smoking ban

AB 1323 (Weber) - Sustainable water use and demand reduction: stakeholder workgroup.

SB 49 (De León) - California Environmental, Public Health, and Workers  


Drug Policy

AB 186 (Eggman) - Controlled substances: safer drug consumption program

AB 844 (Burke) - CA Marijuana Tax Fund


Elections and Government Transparency

AB 1089 (Mullin) - Local elective offices: contribution limitations.


Bail Reform

AB 42 (Bonta) - Bail – Pretrial Release.