Press Releases

Gender Pricing Small Business Notification Bill (AB 1607) Signed by Governor Newsom

Thursday, September 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA- Assembly Bill 1607 (AB 1607), authored by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath, has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 12, 2019.  Known as the “Gender Pricing Small Business Notification,” this bill helps business owners avoid penalties and lawsuits by ensuring that they have the right information when it comes to pricing services for men and women.

Equal Pay for Equal Play Bill (AB 467) Signed Into Law

Monday, September 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA- Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath is pleased to announce Assembly Bill (AB) 467 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. Also called the “Equal Pay for Equal Play” measure, AB 467 addresses long-standing gender pay disparities in competitive sports. This bill requires sports prize equity for both male and female participants in all sporting competitions held on state lands.

Asm. Tasha Boerner Horvath’s Bill (AB 1017) Signed into Law to Improve Safety Standards for At-Grade Pedestrian Railroad Crossings

Thursday, September 5, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA - Assembly Bill 1017 (AB 1017), authored by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath, was signed into law today by Governor Gavin Newsom. AB 1017 provides cities and counties with a safety assessment of planned at-grade railroad crossing projects before they submit applications to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for approval. This is Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath’s first bill to be signed into law.

“Equal Pay for Equal Play” Bill Passes in California Senate with Major Bipartisan Support

Monday, August 19, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA—The gender equity bill, AB 467, authored by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath (D-Encinitas), passed the Senate floor with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 37-0. Also called the “Equal Pay for Equal Play” measure, AB 467 addresses long-standing gender pay disparities in competitive sports. This bill requires sports prize equity for both male and female participants in all sporting competitions held on state lands.