Press Releases

Assemblymember Holden Reintroduces Child Camp Safety Bill

Sacramento, CA – This week, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced AB 262, which directs the Department of Social Services (DSS) to lead a stakeholder group to develop regulations that will protect children while attending day and overnight camps.

Assemblymember Chris Holden Hosts Press Conference upon AB 252 Introduction

Sacramento, CA – Today, former San Diego State basketball player and Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced, AB 252, The College Athlete Protection Act, which will create a state program paid by colleges to identify and enforce safety standards, certify college athlete agents, ensure transparency in recruiting, and enforce the Act.

Assemblymember Chris Holden Introduces Lead Testing Bill for TK-12 Schools

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced, AB 249, School-site Lead Testing, which requires water utilities to test water faucets and fixtures in Transitional Kindergarten (TK)-12 schools for lead concentrations greater than five parts per a billion (5 ppb) over the next five years and replace fixtures that test above the standard.

Assemblymember Holden Announces Solution to Ghost Networks

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced AB 236, legislation that would put an end to “ghost networks” and rampant provider inaccuracies by reinforcing current policy with accuracy guidelines, benchmark goals, and effective enforcement methods.

Assemblymember Holden Welcomes Punjab Delegation to California

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden welcomed the delegation from Punjab, Pakistan in celebration of ACR 104  Punjab, Pakistan: sister state relationship. The delegation will be recognized on the California State Assembly Floor on Monday, January 9th.