California Score Explained

California Score= 74%

20 total pro-environmental actions approved by the Legislature and Governor compared to the 27 possible pro-environmental actions.

Legislation or ActionIssue AreaOutcome

ACA 4 (Mullin) Expanding Youth Voting Rights—SUPPORT

Voter Access

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature

(Prop 18 ultimately voted down by voters)

ACA 5 (Weber) Restoring Affirmative Action for the Public Sector—SUPPORT

Racial & Social Justice, Good Governance

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature

(Prop 16 ultimately voted down by voters)

ACA 6 (McCarty) Free the Vote—SUPPORT

Voter Access

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature

(Prop 17 Approved by Voters)

ACA 8 (Low) Lowering the Voting Age—SPONSOR & SUPPORT

Voter Access

Anti-Environment Action

Failed to Pass the Legislature

AB 345 (Muratsuchi) Oil & Gas Health and Safety Buffer Zones—SUPPORT

Oil & Gas, Toxics & Chemicals

Anti-Environment Action

Failed to Pass the Legislature

AB 841 (Ting) Clean Cars & Healthy Schools—SUPPORT

Energy, Transportation

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature and Signed by the Governor

AB 860 (Berman) Vote by Mail Ballots for All California Voters—SUPPORT

Voter Access

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature and Signed by the Governor

AB 995 (Cristina Garcia) Department of Toxic Substances Control Reform—SUPPORT

Toxics & Chemicals

Anti-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature but Vetoed by the Governor

AB 1080 (Gonzalez) & SB 54 (Allen) California Circular Economy & Plastic Pollution Reduction Act—SUPPORT

Recycling & Waste Reduction

Anti-Environment Action

Failed to Pass the Legislature

AB 2255 (Eggman) First Attempt at a Corporate Bailout for Bad Energy Project that Harms Joshua Tree—OPPOSE

Natural Resources

Pro-Environment Action

Bad Bill Stopped in the Legislature

AB 2736 (Garcia) Second Attempt at a Corporate Bailout for Bad Energy Project that Harms Joshua Tree—OPPOSE

Natural Resources

Pro-Environment Action

Bad Bill Stopped in the Legislature

AB 1720 (Carrillo) Third Attempt at Corporate Bailout for Bad Energy Project that Harms Joshua Tree—OPPOSE

Natural Resources

Pro-Environment Action

Bad Bill Stopped in the Legislature

AB 2054 (Kamlager) Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems (C.R.I.S.E.S.) Act—SUPPORT

Racial & Social Justice, Good Governance

Anti-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature but Vetoed by the Governor

AB 2147 (Reyes) Pathway to Meaningful Employment for Formerly Incarcerated Firefighters

Racial & Social Justice, Good Governance

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature and Signed by the Governor

AB 2954 (Robert Rivas) Climate Goals for Natural & Working Lands—SUPPORT

Natural Resources, Climate Change

Anti-Environment Action

Failed to Pass the Legislature

AB 3030 (Kalra) 30x30 Land & Water Conservation Goal—SUPPORT

Wildlife & Habitat Conservation, Open Space & Parks

Anti-Environment Action

Failed to Pass the Legislature

AB 3214 (Limon) Increasing Penalties for Oil Spills—SUPPORT

Oil & Gas

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature and Signed by the Governor

SB 364 (Mitchell) Maintaining Voter Approved Solar Tax Exclusion—SUPPORT

Energy

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature and Signed by the Governor

SB 423 (Umberg) Safe & Accessible In-Person Voting—SUPPORT

Voter Access

Pro-Environment Action

Passed the Legislature and Signed by the Governor

Executive Order N-28-20, signed March 16th, 2020: Protections from Evictions, Foreclosures, and Utility Shutoffs During the Pandemic—SUPPORT

Racial & Social Justice, Good Governance

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Order Signed by the Governor

Executive order N-42-20, signed April 2nd, 2020: Ban on Water Shutoffs During the Pandemic—SUPPORT

Racial & Social Justice, Good Governance

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Order Signed by the Governor

Executive order N-64-20, signed May 8th, 2020: Mailing Vote-By-Mail Ballots to Every Voter—SUPPORT

Voter Access

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Order Signed by the Governor

Executive order N-67-20, signed June 3rd, 2020: Ensuring Access to In-Person Voting for Every Voter—SUPPORT

Voter Access

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Order Signed by the Governor

Executive order N-79-20, signed September 23, 2020: Zero Emission Cars & Trucks by 2035—SUPPORT

Transportation, Climate Change

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Order Signed by the Governor

Executive Action, announced September 24th, 2020: NationÕs First Climate Corp—SUPPORT

Natural Resources, Climate Change

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Action Announced by the Governor

Executive order N-82-20, signed October 7th, 2020: Nature Based Solutions for Climate Resiliency—SUPPORT

Climate Change

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Order Signed by the Governor

Executive Action, announced November 17th, 2020: Agreement between Governor Newsom, Oregon Governor Brown, Tribal Leaders and Klamath Dam Owner to Advance Historic Salmon Restoration Plan—SUPPORT

Natural Resources, Wildlife & Habitat Conservation

Pro-Environment Action

Pro-Environment Executive Action Announced by the Governor

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