California Legislative Bills of Concern to CAFF

Click on the bill for full text; click on the subject for a fact sheet; 

and click on our position for any letter of support or opposition.

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2 YR = bill held until next year or later

MM.DD.YY = next hearing

COMM = “Committee”

CAFF-Sponsored Bills

Cooperative Tool Sharing Bill (AB 552)

AB 552 creates the California Regional Farmer Equipment & Cooperative Resources program. The program will support small farm equipment lending programs across the state by funding both existing and new programs to purchase equipment, infrastructure, maintenance, and training, as well as some personnel costs.

Local Food Producers
Bill (AB 1197)

The Local Food Producers Bill, if passed, will help identify and create a legal definition for “Local Food Producers”, independently-owned farms operated on less than 500 acres who sell direct to their local community. Join us today in calling on our state leaders to pass this bill!