2019 Legislation

Assemblymember Robert Rivas's 2019 Legislation Signed Into Law: 

  • Farmworker Housing Act of 2019 - AB 1783 - Creates an opt-in, streamlined process to build farmworker housing on surplus agricultural land, sets quality standards to ensure that the new housing is dignified and family friendly, and puts safeguards in place to protect the environment.
  • Golden State Teacher Grant Program - Provides $20,000 in scholarship grants for students in exchange for their commitment to teach for four years in a shortage area – which includes Special Education, Bilingual and STEM certifications.