Today, the California Senate Appropriations Committee removed the agriculture overtime bill, AB 1066 (Gonzalez – D), from the Suspense File making it eligible for a Senate floor vote as early as next week. With just a couple of weeks left in this year’s legislative session, Western Growers continues to lobby legislators on the consequences farmworkers face if the bill is passed.

Yesterday, the California Senate Committee on Appropriations held a hearing on the agriculture overtime bill, AB 1066 (Gonzalez – D), moving the bill to the Suspense File. Senate rules allow for a bill to be moved to the Suspense File after it is deemed that implementation of the legislation would have a significant fiscal impact on the state. If AB 1066 passes off of the Suspense File next week, it will proceed to a Senate floor vote.


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