03.12.18 Legislative Report

Weekly Legislative Report
March 9, 2018

This week, the Los Angeles City Council approved the following:

  • Council File 17-0600-S114, Mid-Year (Third) Financial Status Report / Fiscal Year 2017-18: Passed 10 to 0 in City Council on March 9, 2018.
  • Council File 18-1200-S6, Ms. Anna Menedjian to the South Valley Area Planning Commission: Passed 12 to 0 in City Council on March 6, 2018.
  • Council File 17-0950-S1, Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program Special Fund: Passed 12 to 0 in City Council on March 6, 2018.
  • Council File 16-0109-S1, Targeted Local Hire (TLH) Program / City Department Participation: Passed 12 to 0 in City Council on March 6, 2018.
  • Council File 15-1146, Workers Compensation Program Contracts / Amendments: Passed 12 to 0 in City Council on March 6, 2018.
  • Council File 17-1092-S1, Hepatitis A Outbreak / City Employee Classifications / Regular Contact: Passed 12 to 1 in City Council on March 6, 2018.
  • Council File 18-0169, Recruitment and Selection Process / Chief of Police / Los Angeles Police Department: Passed 14 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 17-1286, Sexual Harassment and Assault / Complaint Hotline and Website: Passed 13 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 17-0860, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) / Basic Car Area Boundary Study / Request for Proposals (RFP): Passed 11 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 17-0002-S128, Transformative Climate Communities Program / Disadvantaged Communities / State Wide / Grant Funding: Passed 11 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 16-0703, Children’s Savings Account Program / Feasibility Study: Passed 13 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 11-1678-S2, Good Food Purchasing Guidelines / Status of Departments Adherence and Implementation: Passed 13 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 12-1681-S1, Neighborhood Council Subdivision Ordinance / Los Angeles Administrative Code Amendment: Passed 13 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 17-1221, National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)/California Department of Public Health (CDPH)/California Arthritis Partnership (CAPP) Walk with Ease Program / Grant Application and Award: Passed 13 to 0 in City Council on March 7, 2018.
  • Council File 18-0176, Ravens Challenge 2018 Training / Counter-Improved Explosive / Los Angeles Police Department: Passed 11 to 0 in City Council on March 9, 2018.
  • Council File 14-0108, Enhanced Training and Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women Later in Life / Grant Award: Passed 10 to 0 in City Council on March 9, 2018.

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Summary of Motions Introduced (New Legislation)

Council File 18-0171, Municipal Lobbying Ordinance / Amendments: Introduced on March 2, 2018 and referred to Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee. City Ethics Commission report is relative to a comprehensive set of recommendations to amend the City’s Municipal Lobbying Ordinance (MLO).

Council File 18-0002-S27, SB 905 (Wiener) / Extend Cutoff time for Alcohol Sales to 4 a.m.: Introduced on March 7, 2018, and referred to Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee. Resolution is requesting that the City of Los Angeles include in its 2017-18 State Legislative Program OPPOSITION to SB 905 (Wiener), which would extend the cutoff time for alcohol sales to 4 a.m. in California, to reduce the public health and safety harms and costs that extended alcohol sales and consumption will produce.

Council File 18-0002-S26, AB 2342 (Burke) / Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene / Health Care Service Plans / Health Insurers / State Department of Health Care Services / Screening / Genetic Counseling / Testing Coverage: Introduced on March 6, 2018, and referred to Rules Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee. Resolution is requesting that the City of Los Angeles include in its 2017-18 State Legislative Program SPONSORSHIP and SUPPORT of AB 2342 (Burke), which would require health care service plans, health insurers, and the State Department of Health Care Services to cover screening, genetic counseling, and testing for BRCA gene mutations in women who have not been diagnosed with BRCA-related cancer and do not have signs or symptoms of the disease, but who may have an increased risk based on one or more specific family history risk factors.

Council File 18-0002-S25, Bayard Rustin / Commemorative United States Postage Stamp: Introduced on March 6, 2018 and referred to Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee. Resolution is requesting that the City of Los Angeles include in its 2017-2018 Federal Legislative Program SUPPORT for the issuance of a commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp in honor of Bayard Rustin and URGES the Citizen Stamp Advisory Committee of the U.S. Postal Service to approve the issuance of such a stamp.

 

Meeting: LAHSA Los Angeles Continuum of Care Board

Meeting of the LAHSA Los Angeles Continuum of Care (LA CoC) Board
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
Conference Room 5A & 5B (5th Floor)

Click here to register for Call-In (Listen Only) Option for this Meeting.

Click here to view the agenda and supporting documents.

LAHSA RESOURCES
HUD RESOURCES

 

LAHSA is a joint powers authority of the City and County of Los Angeles, created in 1993 to address the
problems of homelessness in Los Angeles County. LAHSA is the lead agency in the HUD-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care,
and coordinates and manages over $243 million annually in federal, state, county and city
funds for programs providing shelter, housing and services to homeless people.

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