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Key Votes

Kristin Olsen's Voting Records on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Kristin Olsen
Office: State Assembly (CA) - District 12, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State Assembly - District 12
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Rod; 3 Children
Birth Place: Modesto, CA
Home City: Modesto, CA

California Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 29, 2014 AB 1522 Requires Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave Bill Passed - House
(52 - 23)
Did Not Vote
May 23, 2014 AB 1699 Prohibits the Sale of Products Containing Microplastics Bill Passed - House
(47 - 13)
Did Not Vote
May 30, 2013 AB 10 Increases Minimum Wage Bill Passed - House
(45 - 27)
Aug. 31, 2012 AB 1313 Requires Overtime Wages for Agricultural Workers Concurrence Vote Failed - House
(35 - 33)
Aug. 27, 2012 AB 2327 Increases Penalties for the Misuse of Funds by Charitable Organizations Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(62 - 18)
Aug. 13, 2012 AB 1500 Corporate Tax Rates and Middle Class Scholarship Fund Bill Passed - House
(54 - 25)
May 31, 2012 AB 2312 Regulations for Marijuana Dispensaries Bill Passed - House
(41 - 30)
May 30, 2012 AB 1450 Prohibits Discrimination Against Unemployed Workers Bill Passed - House
(51 - 26)
May 29, 2012 AB 1447 Requires Buy-Here-Pay-Here Car Sellers to Provide a Limited Warranty Bill Passed - House
(49 - 25)
May 29, 2012 AB 1534 Requires Buy-Here-Pay-Here Dealers to Label Used Vehicles Bill Passed - House
(42 - 32)
April 30, 2012 AB 1960 Requires the Department of Transportation to Include Sexual Orientation Reported by Business Owners Bill Passed - House
(48 - 25)
Sept. 8, 2011 ABX1 40 State Tax Code Restructuring Bill Passed - House
(54 - 15)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 6, 2011 AB 1319 Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(49 - 27)
Sept. 1, 2011 SB 469 Requirements for Expansion by Large Retailers Bill Passed - House
(46 - 28)
May 31, 2011 AB 155 Online Sale Taxes Bill Passed - House
(52 - 20)
Did Not Vote
May 23, 2011 AB 1319 Prohibiting the Use of BPA in Baby Products Bill Passed - House
(42 - 29)

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  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

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