Press Releases

(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.

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the Senate Elections Committee passed Senate Bill (SB) 1174 authored by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine). SB 1174 prohibits local governments from imposing new and locally determined voter identification (ID) requirements, and makes clear that the State of California has exclusive jurisdiction over voter verification processes for elections across the state. The bill passed on a 6-1 vote, and will be heard next in the Senate Local Government and Finance Committee.

Senator Min gives remarks during JOST Groundbreaking Ceremony


Min secured $14.5 million for this critical element of the region’s open space plan as part of the 2021-22 State of California budget.

2024 Women of Distinction Honorees(COSTA MESA, CA) — Today, Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) announced the honorees for the 2024 Women of Distinction Awards, which recognizes the outstanding service and accomplishments of women leaders throughout California's 37th Senate District.

(HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA) – Today, Senator Dave Min released the following statement in response to reports from oil operators on Platform Emmy that a sheen was identified 1.5 miles off the coast of Huntington Beach. The Office of Spill Prevention and Response, under the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, is investigating the source of the sheen and whether the incident is an active oil spill.

“Last night, an oil sheen was spotted off the coast of Huntington Beach. First responders are working to confirm if this is an active oil spill.  

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, Senator Dave Min announced the introduction of Senate Bill (SB) 1394, which establishes a process for the rapid termination of a domestic abuser’s access to app-connected, remote, and GPS-based vehicle technology. Cases of domestic violence have been linked to incidents where abusers exploit location tracking to stalk, harass, surveil, and intimidate survivors.

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – The introduction of Senate Bill (SB) 1055 by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) provides local jurisdictions the flexibility in ministerial approval height limits for attached accessory dwelling units (ADUs) once Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) numbers are met for low and very low income categories.

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Last week, Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) introduced Senate Bill (SB) 1126, which will clarify requirements for child abuse mandated reporters.  Under SB 1126, mandated reporters will no longer be compelled to refer families to Child Protective Services solely on the basis that a child has witnessed domestic violence. Current mandated reporting of these cases does not increase safety for children or their protective parent.