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State Legislation Committee Hearings - AB 2, AB 71 & AB 5

January 07, 2019 9:13 PM | Anonymous

By Revae Hitt
Legislation & Advocacy Committee

Status of AB 2, 71 & 5

AB 2, AB 71, and AB 5 have all been read for the first time in committee on January 3rd, 2018. These bills will be heard in committees, and members of the public can attend the hearings to listen or testify in support or opposition of each bill. Keep an eye on The Senate Daily File and The Assembly Daily File ( for notifications of committee hearings. A notification is posted at least 4 days before a scheduled hearing.

AB 2 - California Community Colleges Waive Fees

for Two Years

AB 71 & AB 5 - Competing Bills Follow Supreme Court Decision on Definition of an Independent Contractor

  • AB 71 - Roll Back Dynamex Decision

  • AB 5 - Expand protections for Independent Contractors

Tips on testifying before a committee

  1. Contact the author of the bill to notify them that you plan to testify

  2. Make sure your schedule is flexible as the bill may not be heard on its tentative hearing date

  3. Use this guide from NCDA on how to tell your story:

Be prepared to answer questions


Two federal bills were introduced in 2018 that directly affect employment resources for veterans and justice-involved individuals: S.3395 Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act and S.3747 First Step Act of 2018. These NCDA publications can provide insight on the career development of veterans and justice-involved individuals:

Justice Involved (Chapter 12)

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