As the sponsor of SB 499, A Voice for Choice Advocacy is gathering a coalition of concerned organizations throughout California to support SB 499, AB 246 and AB 99 through the 2023 legislative process. Please sign your organization on to our letters by completing the form below to show your organization’s support to increase the health of our environment and decrease toxics, which in turn will impact people’s physical and mental health positively.
By completing this form A Voice for Choice Advocacy will add your organization to a support letter submitted to each bill’s author, the CA Legislative Committees through which these bills will pass, as well as to legislators voting on the bill. You are welcome to add your organizations support to any or all of the following bills:
- SB 499 “The Cool Schools Act” (Menjivar): Would require public schools to replace low specific heat surfaces with high specific heat surfaces, and would require public schools to create an extreme heat action plan to install or plant shade trees or mini-forests, school garden infrastructure and coniferous tree barriers. (https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202320240SB499)
- AB 246 “Remove PFAS from Menstrual Product” (Papan): Would eliminate PFAS from menstrual products. (https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202320240AB246)
- AB-99 “Healthy CA Highways” (Connolly): Would require Caltrans to respect resolutions passed by counties banning herbicide and pesticide use on state highways and other roadway right-of-ways maintained by Caltrans. (https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202320240AB99