Press Releases

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) today announced that ten of his bills have passed a full vote on the Senate Floor and will be heard in the Assembly. The passage marks a crucial juncture in the 2023-24 Legislative session, giving the green light to the Assembly to consider Senate bills in their respective policy committees.    




 

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) announced the Senate’s passage of Senate Bill (SB) 1174, which prohibits local governments from imposing voter identification (ID) requirements in local elections and reinforces the State of California’s exclusive jurisdiction on the matter. The bill passed off of the Senate Floor on a 30-8 vote and has moved over to the Assembly. 




(SACRAMENTO, CA) — Today, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) approved an audit of the City of Huntington Beach’s settlement agreement with Pacific Airshow LLC, on a bipartisan vote. The California State Auditor, Grant Parks, will now be tasked with reviewing the public funds that were used to compensate the Airshow for revenues lost due to the cancellation of one day of the 2021 Airshow and the closure of local beaches following the oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach.




(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senate Bill (SB) 1174 authored by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) passed out of the Senate Local Government Committee on a 4-2 vote. The bill now heads to the Senate Floor for a vote by the full Senate. SB 1174 prohibits local governments from imposing their own voter identification (ID) requirements in local elections. The legislation reinforces the State of California’s exclusive jurisdiction over voter verification requirements, making any locally imposed voter ID measures a clear violation of state law.




(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Local Government passed Senate Bill (SB) 1111 authored by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine). The bill was introduced after news reports uncovered that an Orange County Supervisor voted to award multi-million dollar contracts to an organization run by his daughter. The $3.1 million in COVID-19 relief funding was granted without disclosing the Supervisor’s family connection to the public.




(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) issued a statement in response to the lawsuit filed by California Attorney General Rob Bonta and California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. against the City of Huntington Beach challenging its voter identification (ID) law, Measure A.




(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) announced that his Senate Bill (SB) 1078 passed out of the Senate Health Committee with a unanimous 11-0 vote. The bill creates a new Office of Language Access to ensure that Californians with limited English proficiency (LEP) have meaningful access to the myriad of healthcare related programs provided by the California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS), including the vast MediCal network that provides medical coverage to a third of the state’s population.