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Senator Newman and Assemblymember Irwin Introduce Legislation to Ensure Safe and Accessible Battery Disposal

Sacramento, Calif. — In an effort to ensure access to safe battery disposal and reduce fire risk, Senator Josh Newman and Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin introduced SB 1215 and AB 2440 today. These two mirrored bills, also known as The Responsible Battery Recycling Act, create a statewide collection and recycling program for consumer batteries and battery-embedded products.

Assemblymember Irwin announces Legislation on Organized Retail Theft Prosecutions

Joined by Sheriff Bill Ayub and District Attorney Erik Nasarenko

THOUSAND OAKS, CA- Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) joined Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub and Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko this morning to announce her plans to introduce legislation to respond to the recent occurrences of brazen organized retail theft in California.