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September 21, 2019

California Bill Locking In Obama OSHA Rules Clears Panel But Faces Floor Test

September 3, 2019 at 5:18 PM
California legislation that would lock into state law Obama-era worker safety and other rules has cleared a critical Assembly fiscal committee but still faces a fight on the floor of the chamber from powerful industry groups. The bill, SB 1 by Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) , cleared the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 30 by a 13-5 party-line vote while also receiving a set of significant amendments that mostly revise environmental provisions that industry groups have...

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