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Gilbert Cedillo's Voting Records on Issue: Judicial Branch

Office: Council Member (Los Angeles, CA) - District 1, No Party Affiliation

California Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 18, 2010 SB 1168 Grand Juries for Misdemeanors in the County of Los Angeles Senate Sponsor
Sept. 11, 2009 SBx3 18 Correctional Law Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(21 - 16)
Sept. 9, 2009 SB 54 Recognizing Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(23 - 14)
Sept. 8, 2009 AB 2 Health Care Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 13)
Sept. 4, 2009 AB 793 Clarifying Statute of Limitations for Wage Discrimination Lawsuits Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 16)
Aug. 7, 2008 AB 1946 Expanding Enforcement of Water Pollution Laws Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 16)
Aug. 7, 2008 AB 2654 Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws Bill Passed - Senate
(23 - 15)
Aug. 5, 2008 AB 2001 Whistleblower Hotline Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 8)
May 15, 2008 SB 1589 Uncorroborated Jailhouse Informant Testimony Ban Bill Passed - Senate
(25 - 14)
June 4, 2007 SB 1019 Access to Police Misconduct Investigations Bill Passed - Senate
(22 - 11)
Did Not Vote
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