Muratsuchi's Bills Pass Senate Environmental Quality Committee

On Wednesday, Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi's (D-Torrance) Assembly Bills (AB) 1646, 1647 and 1649 passed the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.

AB 1646 calls for the creation and maintenance of a publicly accessible community alert plan, using notifications such as reverse 911, text, email PSAs, as well as the maintenance of a public alert system.

Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi’s bill to streamline construction of Beach Cities Health District’s new assisted living facility for seniors passes key Senate committee.

Streamlined construction method will save tax payers up to $20 million, and bring well-paying, middle class jobs to the community

Torrance, CA – Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi’s (D-Torrance) Assembly Bill (AB) 994 unanimously passed the Senate Governance and Finance Committee today.  The bill will allow a much-needed upgrade of the Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) campus to be built using a streamlined design-build construction method that will cut costs of construction by as much as 20 percent.  The upgrades include much needed maintenance on the original hospital facility, and construction of an assisted living center for the expanding senior population in the South Bay.

Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi’s House Resolution (HR) 47, declaring June 17, 2017 as International Surfing Day, adopted by the Assembly

Torrance, CA – Yesterday, in a bipartisan vote, the California State Assembly adopted Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi’s (D-Torrance) HR 47, which officially recognizes June 17, 2017 as International Surfing Day in the State of California, and commends all those who work diligently to protect our state’s beaches and ocean environments.

Assemblymember Muratsuchi's bill to protect child sexual assault victims from repeated court proceedings passes Senate Public Safety Committee

Sacramento, CA – This week, the California Senate Public Safety Committee passed Assembly Bill (AB) 368, a measure meant to protect young child sexual assault victims from reliving their assault details multiple times in court.  With this bill, when an offender commits certain sexual crimes with a minor in multiple jurisdictions, the offenses may be joined and heard in any one of those locations.  The bill expands the ages of the victims from just 10-14 years old under current law to all children under the age of 14.

Al Muratsuchi holds standup paddle event to focus on coastal issues

State Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) donned a wet suit on Saturday and joined about two dozen local constituents on stand-up paddleboards to draw attention to coastal issues.

Muratsuchi, who plans to introduce a resolution next week at the State Capitol declaring June 17 “International Surfing Day,” said he was working hard to protect the coastline and coastal economies such as the Redondo Beach waterfront.

Al Muratsuchi holds standup paddle event to focus on coastal issues - Beach Reporter

State Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) donned a wet suit on Saturday and joined about two dozen local constituents on stand-up paddleboards to draw attention to coastal issues.

Muratsuchi, who plans to introduce a resolution next week at the State Capitol declaring June 17 “International Surfing Day,” said he was working hard to protect the coastline and coastal economies such as the Redondo Beach waterfront.