AB 826

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Passed Assembly May 22, 2019
  • Passed Senate Aug 30, 2020
  • Governor

Emergency food assistance: COVID-19.

Abstract

Existing law establishes and requires the State Department of Social Services to administer the CalFood Program to provide food and funding to food banks whose primary function is to facilitate the distribution of food to low-income households, as specified. This bill would establish a program to provide emergency food assistance. The program would require, upon the appropriation of funds by the Legislature for this purpose, or upon a determination by the Governor that specified funds available to the Governor may be used for this purpose, the department to contract with a Feeding America partner state organization with the capacity to provide a food assistance benefit statewide, or another nonprofit entity that the department deems appropriate, to issue food assistance benefits in the form of a one-time use, prepaid card preloaded with $600 for use at retailers that sell groceries. The bill would require the cards to be issued on 2 different distribution periods at least one month apart to any adult who self-attests to eligibility for specified assistance programs. The bill would specify the procedures for administering this program. This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

Bill Sponsors (7)

Votes


Actions


Sep 14, 2020

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

Aug 31, 2020

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on APPR. pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR. pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2.

Assembly

Urgency clause adopted. Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 64. Noes 0.).

Assembly

From committee: That the Senate amendments be concurred in. (Ayes 13. Noes 0.) (August 31).

Assembly

Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended.

Aug 30, 2020

Senate

Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 29. Noes 9.).

Assembly

In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending.

Aug 26, 2020

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 25, 2020

Senate

Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.

Aug 24, 2020

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 20, 2020

Senate

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (August 20).

Senate

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

Aug 17, 2020

Senate

In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR. suspense file. APPR

Aug 10, 2020

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (August 10). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Com. on APPR.

Aug 04, 2020

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on HUMAN S.

  • Amendment-Passage
  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Reading-2
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-1
Com. on HUMAN S.

Jul 21, 2020

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on HUMAN S.

  • Amendment-Passage
  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Reading-2
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-1
Com. on HUMAN S.

Jul 02, 2020

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on HUMAN S.

  • Amendment-Passage
  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Reading-2
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-1
Com. on HUMAN S.

Jun 24, 2019

Senate

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

Jun 12, 2019

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on HUMAN S. (Ayes 7. Noes 1.) (June 12). Re-referred to Com. on HUMAN S.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Com. on HUMAN S.

May 29, 2019

Senate

Referred to Coms. on HEALTH, HUMAN S. and JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on HEALTH, HUMAN S. and JUD.

May 23, 2019

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

May 22, 2019

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 78. Noes 0. Page 1816.)

May 20, 2019

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 16, 2019

Assembly

Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Page 1760.)

Assembly

From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 18. Noes 0.) (May 16).

May 15, 2019

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR. suspense file. APPR

May 13, 2019

Assembly

Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Page 1609.)

Apr 30, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Apr 29, 2019

Assembly

Read second time and amended.

Apr 25, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (April 23).

Apr 10, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (April 9). Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Com. on HEALTH.

Mar 25, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on HUM. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HUM. S.

Mar 21, 2019

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on HUM. S. Read second time and amended.

Assembly

Referred to Coms. on HUM. S. and HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on HUM. S. and HEALTH.

Feb 21, 2019

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

Feb 20, 2019

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
AB826 HTML
02/20/19 - Introduced PDF
03/21/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
04/29/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
07/02/20 - Amended Senate PDF
07/21/20 - Amended Senate PDF
08/04/20 - Amended Senate PDF
08/20/20 - Amended Senate PDF
08/25/20 - Amended Senate PDF
09/04/20 - Enrolled PDF

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