I’m sure you’re well aware that January 1st, 2018 marked the beginning of a new era (Links to an external site.), one that many people were highly anticipating (pun intended…sorry, dad joke). But did you also know that nearly 900 new laws went into effect in California on January 1, 2018? This is not including laws made at the local/city level; that’s just state laws!
And how many bills were signed into law for 2019? ANSWER: 1,016 new laws! Laws that went into effect 1/1/2019: https://www.latimes.com/projects/la-pol-ca-new-california-2019-laws/ (Links to an external site.)
And how many bills were signed into state law that went into effect in CA on Jan 1, 2020: 870!!
Your job: Read through the summary of bills signed into law for 2020 (https://www.sfgate.com/local-politics/article/new-california-laws-ncaa-school-start-teachers-14548569.php#item-85307-tbla-5 (Links to an external site.)) AND answer the questions that follow:
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1) State which new law(s) you like and why? Feel free to look up any of the ones not listed here : )
2) Which new law(s) do you not like and why?
3) Which new law intrigues you the most. Explain.