Welcome to the Legislative Committee of the Stonewall Democratic Club! Our committee tracks progressive bills, motions, and council files making their way through the legislative process at the federal, state, county, and city levels. Please find them below.

We invite you to write your elected officials to advocate for these bills! Feel free to borrow language from our letters below. To submit your own letter for statewide legislation, please utilize the California Legislature Position Letter Portal.

H.R. 7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

H.R. 7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 - This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices. (No letter at this time.)

Stonewall Recommendation

Recommends that a nationwide moratorium on essential utility service disconnections be part of the next COVID-19 package; this Nationwide Utility Shut-off Moratorium would be in effect until the COVID-19 pandemic threat has passed and the country’s economy has stabilized.

Ending Qualified Immunity Act

Qualified immunity was created by the Supreme Court in contravention of the text of the statute and the intent of Congress. The Ending Qualified Immunity Act explicitly notes that the elements of qualified immunity outlined by the Supreme Court are not a defense to liability.