Category Archives: State Legislation

One Step Closer to Closing A Loophole


Under current California Law, a person can be charged with up to four years in jail if they flee a scene of a crash with someone seriously injured. First proposed in February 2019 by Assemblyman Jim Patterson, bill AB-582 requests … Continue reading

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Will California See Harsher Punishments For DUI Homicides?


Law enforcement and government agencies believe that it is important to educate the public about DUIs. By explaining the dangers of impaired driving, it will help make people think twice about getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol or using … Continue reading

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Gun Rights and DUI Collide


Recent years have seen an increased focus on gun rights in the news as gun violence appears to have increased in frequency. In light of this, California is considering a new bill – Senate Bill 55 – which would revoke … Continue reading

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“Last Call Bill” Rejected


Senate Bill 58, also known as the “Last Call Bill,” was shut down by the State Assembly late last week. On September 13th, the vote came out to be 35 nays against 29 yeas, with 15 lawmakers abstaining from voting. … Continue reading

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Amended Last Call Up for Approval


A few months ago, we mentioned Senate Bill 58, a bill that hoped to extend California’s last call to 4 a.m. After previous attempts have been thwarted, it comes as no surprise that the bill in its original state was … Continue reading

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