Assemblymember Muratsuchi Bill Would Make Surfing California’s Official Sport

Monday, February 12, 2018

(Hermosa Beach, CA) - Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), other members of the unofficial Legislative Surfers Caucus and supporters gathered on Hermosa Beach to announce new legislation - Assembly Bill 1782- which intends to make surfing the official sport of California. “The California surfing lifestyle attracts people from all around the world and generates over $6 billion in annual retail sales,” Assemblymember Muratsuchi said. “Surfing is an important part of California’s multi-billion dollar coastal economy, especially in tourism and recreation. Nothing represents the California Dream better than surfing.” Watch more in this Assembly Access video.