SB 280, Omnibus Education, aims to streamline various bills dealing with teaching credentials and restore the ability of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, which has offices in Pasadena, to issue revenue bonds. The bill would allow Carnegie to issue bonds through the California Educational Facilities Authority to support the institution’s effort to build a large telescope in northern Chile.
State Sen. Bob Margett (R), 29th Senate District
SB 161, Public Contracts, would require public agencies that accept bids and supplemental materials online to provide a receipt to the sender.
SB 354, Contractors State Licensing Board, would provide that a licensed contractor who has aided or abetted an unlicensed contractor in evading state requirements shall be subject to an order to pay for injuries.