2022 Enacted State laws

These bills were passed by the California legislature in 2022 and were signed into law. The People Concern and people like you supported these bills by raising our voices and contacting our representatives and other key decision makers. These laws help further effective public policy that is in pursuit of our mission to make our communities housed, healthy, and safe.


AB 15

SB 679 will create the L.A. County Affordable Housing Solutions Agency: a single affordable housing solutions agency with the ability to raise its own public and private revenue to fund systemic solutions to the countywide affordable housing crisis, including 100% affordable housing and renter protection programs.

AB 15 (1)

SB 914 will reduce gender bias and disparities in outcomes in California’s response to homelessness by embedding a focus on domestic violence survivors and other vulnerable populations into local homelessness plans.

SB 975

SB 975 will protect certain vulnerable populations, such as survivors of domestic violence or elder abuse, and foster youth, from debt collection for debts that were taken out in their names through coercion or fraud.

SB 1017

SB 1017 will support housing protections for survivors of violence by closing loopholes that prevent survivors from accessing eviction relief.

AB 2169

AB 2169 will clarify certain criminal conviction vacature classifications for survivors of domestic violence to ensure that immigrant survivors with vacated records cannot be deported.

AB 15 (1)

AB 2791 will require levying officers, such as sheriffs and marshals, who serve process and orders, to receive documents for service by fax or other electronic means, regardless of whether the request contains an original “wet” signature, and without substantive review of a valid court order.