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DNA Collection Legislation Clears Key Hurdle

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 16, authored by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove), was approved today by the Assembly Public Safety Committee. The bill would allow the collection of DNA upon conviction of seven specific crimes that were previously felonies but are now misdemeanors.


Governor Brown Signs Wilton Rancheria Ratification Bill

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 1606, authored by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) was signed today by Governor Jerry Brown. The bill ratifies a tribal-state gaming compact entered into between the State of California and the Wilton Rancheria.