Rank: 23
Elected: 2013
Re-election: 2018
Ben Hueso  -  (D) California
State Senator - California Senate District 40
State Capitol
1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Phone: (916) 651-4040
  • Fax: (916) 651-4940
State District
333 H Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Phone: (619) 409-7690
  • Fax: (619) 409-7688
Bill Bill Name Summary
SB15 Postsecondary education: financial aid: Graduation SB 15, as amended, Block. Postsecondary education: financial aid. aid: Graduation Incentive Grant program. The (1) The Cal Grant Program establishes the Cal Grant A and B Entitlement awards, the California Community Colleg...
SCR24 Lieutenant Colonel James C. Warren Memorial Interchange. Relative to the Lieutenant Colonel James C. Warren Memorial Interchange.
SCR32 Autism Awareness Month. Relative to Autism Awareness Month.
SB4 Health care coverage: immigration status. SB 4, as amended, Lara. Health care coverage: immigration status. Existing law, the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), requires each state to establish an American Health Benefit Exchange that faci...
SCR6 Santa Fe, Argentina: sister state relationship. Relative to a sister state relationship with Santa Fe, Argentina.
SCR40 Better Hearing and Speech Month. Relative to Better Hearing and Speech Month.
SB538 Naturopathic doctors. SB 538, as amended, Block. Naturopathic doctors. (1) Existing law, the Naturopathic Doctors Act, provides for the licensure and regulation of naturopathic doctors by the Naturopathic Medicine Committee in the Osteopathic M...
SCR47 National Military Appreciation Month. Relative to National Military Appreciation Month.
SB317 The Safe Neighborhood Parks, Rivers, and Coastal SB 317, as amended, De León. The Safe Neighborhood Parks, Rivers, and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2016. Under existing law, various measures have been approved by the voters to provide funds for park, river, and coastal...
SCA8 Charter counties: board of supervisors: redistricting. A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Sections 1 and 4 of, and adding Section 4.5 to, Article XI, relating to counties.
AB184 Small Business Technical Assistance Act of 2015. AB 184, as amended, Eduardo Garcia. Small Business Technical Assistance Act of 2015. The Economic Revitalization Act establishes the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development, also known as "GO-Biz," to serve ...
ACR63 Tony Gwynn Memorial Highway. Relative to the Tony Gwynn Memorial Highway.
AB182 California Voting Rights Act of 2001. AB 182, as amended, Alejo. California Voting Rights Act of 2001. Existing law, the California Voting Rights Act of 2001 (CVRA), prohibits the use of an at-large election in a political subdivision if it would impair the ab...
AB278 District-based municipal elections. AB 278, as amended, Roger Hernández. District-based municipal elections. Existing law provides for political subdivisions that encompass areas of representation within the state. With respect to these areas, public officia...
AB226 Retail food safety: fishermen's markets. AB 226, as amended, Atkins. Retail food safety: fishermen's markets. Existing law, the California Retail Food Code, establishes uniform health and sanitation standards for, and provides for regulation by the State Departme...
AB171 Department of Veterans Affairs: veterans' services. AB 171, as amended, Irwin. Department of Veterans Affairs: veterans' services. Existing law requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to disburse funds, appropriated to the department for the purpose of supporting county...
AB1051 Human trafficking. AB 1051, as amended, Maienschein. Human trafficking. Existing law, as amended by Proposition 21, as approved by the voters at the March 7, 2000, statewide primary election, provides that any person who actively participate...
AB1317 Public postsecondary education: executive officer compensation. AB 1317, as amended, Salas. Public postsecondary education: executive officer compensation. Existing law establishes the University of California, which is administered by the Regents of the University of California, and t...
ACR31 California Agriculture Day. Relative to California Agriculture Day.
SB189 Clean Energy and Low-Carbon Economic and Jobs Growth SB 189, as amended, Hueso. Clean Energy and Low-Carbon Economic and Jobs Growth Blue Ribbon Committee. Existing law requires specified state agencies to prepare and submit to the Secretary for Environmental Protection , sp...
SB193 Veterans. SB 193, as amended, Committee on Veterans Affairs. Veterans. Existing law adopts the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and the Manual for Courts-Martial, as governing and applicable to the active state militia, including t...
SB249 Vehicles: enhanced driver's license. SB 249, as amended, Hueso. Vehicles: enhanced driver's license. Existing law requires the Department of Motor Vehicles, upon proper application, to issue driver's licenses and identification cards. The federal Western Hemi...
SB273 State real property: surplus. SB 273, as amended, Hueso. State real property: surplus. (1) Existing law provides that the Director of General Services may acquire and dispose of surplus state real property where that property is not needed by another s...
SB287 Automated external defibrillators (AEDs). SB 287, as introduced, Hueso. Automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Existing law requires any person or entity that supplies an AED, which means an automated or automatic external defibrillator (AED) to notify an agent...
SB328 Landlords: notice of pesticide use. SB 328, as amended, Hueso. Landlords: notice of pesticide use. Existing law regulates the hiring of dwelling units, as defined. Existing law requires a landlord of a residential dwelling unit to provide a new tenant with c...
SB303 Controlled substances: destruction of seized marijuana. SB 303, as amended, Hueso. Controlled substances: destruction of seized marijuana. Existing law, the California Uniform Controlled Substances Act, includes provisions authorizing the forfeiture and seizure of property invo...
SB351 Corporations. SB 351, as amended, Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions. Corporations. (1) The General Corporation Law generally authorizes the formation of general corporations. The Nonprofit Corporation Law authorizes the fo...
SB385 Primary drinking water standards: hexavalent chromium: compliance plan. SB 385, as amended, Hueso. Primary drinking water standards: hexavalent chromium: compliance plan. The California Safe Drinking Water Act provides for the operation of public water systems and imposes on the State Water Re...
SB415 Voter participation. SB 415, as amended, Hueso. Voter participation. Existing law generally requires all state, county, municipal, district, and school district elections be held on an established election date. Existing law also establishes c...
SB539 Renewable energy resources: geothermal. SB 539, as amended, Hueso. Renewable energy resources: geothermal. Under existing law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities, including electrical corporations. The Public Utilities...
SB509 Plastic products: labeling. SB 509, as introduced, Hueso. Plastic products: labeling. Existing law prohibits the sale of a plastic product labeled as "compostable," "home compostable," or "marine degradable" unless it meets a certain specification, c...
SB577 Securities: qualification: exemptions. SB 577, as amended, Hueso. Securities: qualification: exemptions. Existing law, the Corporate Securities Law of 1968, requires the offer and sale of securities in the state to be qualified with the Commissioner of Business...
SB481 Local government: auditors: independence. SB 481, as amended, Hueso. Local government: auditors: independence. Existing law requires, with certain exceptions, that all city, county, city and county, and district employees who conduct audits or that conduct audit a...
SB660 Public Utilities Commission. SB 660, as amended, Hueso Leno . Public Utilities Commission: proceedings: ex parte communications. Commission. The (1) The California Constitution establishes the Public Utilities Commission, with jurisdiction over all pu...
SB726 Energy conservation assistance. SB 726, as introduced, Hueso. Energy conservation assistance. The Energy Conservation Assistance Act of 1979 authorizes any eligible institution to submit an application to the State Energy Resources Conservation and Devel...
SB745 Telecommunications: universal service: California SB 745, as introduced, Hueso. Telecommunications: universal service: California Advanced Services Fund. Existing law, the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, establishes a program of cooperative federalism for the regu...
SB693 State Energy Resources Conservation and Development SB 693, as introduced, Hueso. State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission: qualifications: conflicts of interest. Existing law establishes the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commissi...
SB631 Public Utilities Commission: fees. SB 631, as introduced, Hueso. Public Utilities Commission: fees. Under existing law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities. Existing law allows the commission to charge and collect ...
SB796 Alcoholic beverage licenses: private equity funds. SB 796, as introduced, Committee on Governmental Organization. Alcoholic beverage licenses: private equity funds. The Alcoholic Beverage Control Act specifies the rules and procedures for the issuance and transfer of alcoh...
SB797 Government finance. SB 797, as amended, Committee on Governmental Organization. General obligation bonds. Government finance. Existing law specifies the types of securities that are eligible for the investment of surplus state funds, includin...
SB603 Defendant: acting as his or her own attorney (in pro per). SB 603, as amended, Hueso. Defendant: acting as his or her own attorney (in pro per). The California Constitution provides that a victim of crime is entitled to be treated with fairness and respect for his or her privacy a...
SB798 Natural resources. SB 798, as amended, Committee on Natural Resources and Water. Natural resources. (1) Existing law authorizes the Fish and Game Commission to establish, by regulation, an automatic process to conform its sport fishing regul...
SR22 Relative to California Earth Day Relative to California Earth Day.
SB805 Natural resources. SB 805, as introduced, Committee on Natural Resources and Water. Natural resources. (1) Existing law authorizes the Fish and Game Commission to establish, by regulation, an automatic process to conform its sport fishing re...
SB18 Public Utilities Commission: outside counsel. SB 18, as amended, Hill. Public Utilities Commission: outside counsel. The Public Utilities Act authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to appoint an attorney for the commission who holds that office at the pleasure of ...
SCR48 Geothermal Awareness Month and Geothermal Awareness Day. Relative to geothermal awareness.
AB1390 Groundwater: adjudication. AB 1390, as amended, Alejo. Groundwater: adjudication. The California Constitution requires that the water resources of the State be put to beneficial use to the fullest extent of which they are capable. Under the Sustaina...
AJR19 Military service. Relative to military service.
Bill Number Motion Vote Date Vote
AB60 Assembly 3rd Reading AB60 Gonzalez By Hill 5/28/2015 Yea
AB93 Assembly 3rd Reading AB93 Committee On BUDGET (Weber) By Leno 5/28/2015 Yea
ACR47 Assembly 3rd Reading ACR47 Chau By Lara 5/28/2015 Yea
ACR61 Assembly 3rd Reading ACR61 Chu By Pan 5/28/2015 Yea
AJR8 Assembly 3rd Reading AJR8 Brown By Liu 5/28/2015 Yea
SB18 Senate 3rd Reading SB18 Hill 5/28/2015 Yea
SB209 Senate 3rd Reading SB209 Pavley 5/28/2015 Yea
SB273 Senate 3rd Reading SB273 Hueso Urgency Clause 5/28/2015 Yea
SB385 Senate 3rd Reading SB385 Hueso Urgency Clause 5/28/2015 Yea
SB413 Senate 3rd Reading SB413 Wieckowski 5/28/2015 Yea
SB482 Senate 3rd Reading SB482 Lara 5/28/2015 Yea
SB516 Senate 3rd Reading SB516 Fuller 5/28/2015 Yea
SB570 Senate 3rd Reading SB570 Jackson 5/28/2015 Yea
SB585 Senate 3rd Reading SB585 Leyva 5/28/2015 Yea
SB600 Senate 3rd Reading SB600 Pan 5/28/2015 Yea
SB602 Senate 3rd Reading SB602 Monning 5/28/2015 Yea
SB667 Senate 3rd Reading SB667 Jackson 5/28/2015 Yea
SB761 Senate 3rd Reading SB761 Hall 5/28/2015 Yea
SCR46 Unfinished Business SCR46 Bates Concurrence 5/28/2015 Yea
SCR61 Senate 3rd Reading SCR61 Pan 5/28/2015 Yea
SCR62 Senate 3rd Reading SCR62 Mendoza 5/28/2015 Yea
SR27 Senate 3rd Reading SR27 Runner 5/28/2015 Yea
SR29 Senate 3rd Reading SR29 Runner 5/28/2015 Yea
SB145 Senate 3rd Reading SB145 Pan 5/26/2015 Yea
SB177 Senate 3rd Reading SB177 Wieckowski 5/26/2015 Yea
SB196 Senate 3rd Reading SB196 Hancock 5/26/2015 Yea
SB226 Senate 3rd Reading SB226 Pavley 5/26/2015 Yea
SB230 Senate 3rd Reading SB230 Hancock 5/26/2015 Yea
SB287 Senate 3rd Reading SB287 Hueso 5/26/2015 Yea
SB337 Senate 3rd Reading SB337 Pavley 5/26/2015 Yea
SB358 Senate 3rd Reading SB358 Jackson 5/26/2015 Yea
SB382 Senate 3rd Reading SB382 Lara Motions 5/26/2015 Yea
SB433 Senate 3rd Reading SB433 Berryhill 5/26/2015 Yea
SB556 Senate 3rd Reading SB556 De Le 5/26/2015 Yea
ACR40 Special Consent #2 ACR40 Calderon 5/22/2015 Yea
ACR40 Special Consent #2 ACR40 Calderon 5/22/2015 Yea
SB141 Consent Calendar 2nd SB141 McGuire 5/22/2015 Yea
SB159 Consent Calendar 2nd SB159 Nielsen 5/22/2015 Yea
SB235 Senate 3rd Reading SB235 Block 5/22/2015 Yea
SB270 Senate 3rd Reading SB270 Mendoza 5/22/2015 Yea
SB284 Senate 3rd Reading SB284 Cannella 5/22/2015 Yea
SB285 Senate 3rd Reading SB285 Block 5/22/2015 Yea
SB295 Special Consent #2 SB295 De Le 5/22/2015 Yea
SB300 Senate 3rd Reading SB300 Mendoza 5/22/2015 Yea
SB308 Senate 3rd Reading SB308 Wieckowski 5/22/2015 Yea
SB331 Senate 3rd Reading SB331 Mendoza 5/22/2015 Yea
SB340 Senate 3rd Reading SB340 Anderson 5/22/2015 Other
SB351 Consent Calendar 2nd SB351 Committee On B. & F.I. (Block) 5/22/2015 Yea
SB363 Consent Calendar 2nd SB363 Morrell 5/22/2015 Yea
SB383 Consent Calendar 2nd SB383 Wieckowski 5/22/2015 Yea
SB386 Consent Calendar 2nd SB386 Allen 5/22/2015 Yea
SB387 Special Consent #2 SB387 Jackson 5/22/2015 Yea
SB419 Consent Calendar 2nd SB419 McGuire 5/22/2015 Yea
SB474 Consent Calendar 2nd SB474 Wieckowski Urgency Clause 5/22/2015 Yea
SB476 Senate 3rd Reading SB476 Mendoza 5/22/2015 Yea
SB492 Senate 3rd Reading SB492 Liu 5/22/2015 Yea
SB494 Consent Calendar 2nd SB494 Hill 5/22/2015 Yea
SB501 Senate 3rd Reading SB501 Wieckowski 5/22/2015 Yea
SB510 Senate 3rd Reading SB510 Hall 5/22/2015 Yea
SB532 Senate 3rd Reading SB532 Leyva 5/22/2015 Yea
SB557 Senate 3rd Reading SB557 Hall 5/22/2015 Yea
SB561 Special Consent #2 SB561 Monning 5/22/2015 Yea
SB582 Special Consent #2 SB582 Hall 5/22/2015 Yea
SB589 Senate 3rd Reading SB589 Block 5/22/2015 Yea
SB601 Senate 3rd Reading SB601 Hancock 5/22/2015 Yea
SB622 Senate 3rd Reading SB622 Hernandez 5/22/2015 Yea
SB633 Senate 3rd Reading SB633 Hill 5/22/2015 Yea
SB64 Senate 3rd Reading SB64 Liu 5/22/2015 Yea
SB641 Senate 3rd Reading SB641 Wieckowski 5/22/2015 Yea
SB652 Consent Calendar 2nd SB652 Allen 5/22/2015 Yea
SB658 Senate 3rd Reading SB658 Hill 5/22/2015 Yea
SB671 Senate 3rd Reading SB671 Hill 5/22/2015 Yea
SB675 Senate 3rd Reading SB675 Liu 5/22/2015 Yea
SB676 Senate 3rd Reading SB676 Cannella 5/22/2015 Yea
SB704 Senate 3rd Reading SB704 Gaines 5/22/2015 Yea
SB711 Consent Calendar 2nd SB711 Wolk 5/22/2015 Yea
SB716 Senate 3rd Reading SB716 Lara 5/22/2015 Yea
SB741 Senate 3rd Reading SB741 Hill 5/22/2015 Yea
SB775 Special Consent #2 SB775 Allen 5/22/2015 Yea
SB776 Special Consent #2 SB776 Block 5/22/2015 Yea
SB792 Senate 3rd Reading SB792 Mendoza 5/22/2015 Yea
SB798 Consent Calendar 2nd SB798 Committee On N.R. & W. (Pavley) 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR22 Consent Calendar 2nd SCR22 Morrell 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR23 Consent Calendar 2nd SCR23 Gaines 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR24 Consent Calendar 2nd SCR24 Wolk 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR27 Consent Calendar 2nd SCR27 Huff 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR28 Consent Calendar 2nd SCR28 Huff 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR38 Consent Calendar 2nd SCR38 Roth 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR53 Special Consent #2 SCR53 Galgiani 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR56 Special Consent #2 SCR56 Pan 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR57 Special Consent #2 SCR57 Pan 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR59 Special Consent #2 SCR59 Galgiani 5/22/2015 Yea
SCR60 Special Consent #2 SCR60 McGuire 5/22/2015 Yea
ACR27 Special Consent #1 ACR27 Beth Gaines 5/18/2015 Yea
ACR28 Special Consent #1 ACR28 Mullin 5/18/2015 Yea
ACR29 Special Consent #1 ACR29 Frazier 5/18/2015 Yea
ACR37 Special Consent #1 ACR37 Gray 5/18/2015 Yea
ACR48 Special Consent #1 ACR48 Cooley 5/18/2015 Yea
ACR51 Special Consent #1 ACR51 Wood 5/18/2015 Yea
ACR52 Special Consent #1 ACR52 Frazier 5/18/2015 Yea
ACR55 Special Consent #1 ACR55 Irwin 5/18/2015 Yea
SB110 Senate 3rd Reading SB110 Fuller 5/18/2015 Yea
SB184 Special Consent #1 SB184 Committee On GOV. & F. (Hertzberg) 5/18/2015 Yea
SB197 Senate 3rd Reading SB197 Block 5/18/2015 Yea
SB213 Senate 3rd Reading SB213 Block 5/18/2015 Yea
SB255 Consent Calendar 2nd SB255 Liu 5/18/2015 Yea
SB28 Consent Calendar 2nd SB28 Wieckowski 5/18/2015 Yea
SB352 Senate 3rd Reading SB352 Block 5/18/2015 Yea
SB354 Consent Calendar 2nd SB354 Huff 5/18/2015 Yea
SB399 Consent Calendar 2nd SB399 Hall 5/18/2015 Yea
SB407 Special Consent #1 SB407 Morrell 5/18/2015 Yea
SB410 Consent Calendar 2nd SB410 Beall 5/18/2015 Yea
SB439 Senate 3rd Reading SB439 Allen 5/18/2015 Yea
SB445 Special Consent #1 SB445 Liu 5/18/2015 Yea
SB453 Senate 3rd Reading SB453 Pan 5/18/2015 Yea
SB456 Senate 3rd Reading SB456 Block 5/18/2015 Yea
SB462 Senate 3rd Reading SB462 Wolk Urgency Clause 5/18/2015 Yea
SB485 Senate 3rd Reading SB485 Hernandez 5/18/2015 Yea
SB491 Consent Calendar 2nd SB491 Committee On T.&H. (Beall) 5/18/2015 Yea
SB493 Senate 3rd Reading SB493 Cannella 5/18/2015 Yea
SB508 Senate 3rd Reading SB508 Beall 5/18/2015 Yea
SB530 Senate 3rd Reading SB530 Pan 5/18/2015 Yea
SB533 Senate 3rd Reading SB533 Pan 5/18/2015 Yea
SB562 Special Consent #1 SB562 Lara 5/18/2015 Yea
SB580 Special Consent #1 SB580 Liu 5/18/2015 Yea
SB594 Senate 3rd Reading SB594 Wieckowski 5/18/2015 Yea
SB620 Senate 3rd Reading SB620 Block 5/18/2015 Yea
SB626 Senate 3rd Reading SB626 McGuire 5/18/2015 Yea
SB629 Senate 3rd Reading SB629 Mitchell 5/18/2015 Yea
SB647 Senate 3rd Reading SB647 Morrell 5/18/2015 Yea
SB651 Special Consent #1 SB651 Leyva 5/18/2015 Yea
SB672 Senate 3rd Reading SB672 Hernandez 5/18/2015 Yea
SB705 Senate 3rd Reading SB705 Hill 5/18/2015 Yea
SB738 Senate 3rd Reading SB738 Huff 5/18/2015 Yea
SB750 Senate 3rd Reading SB750 Mendoza 5/18/2015 Yea
SB762 Senate 3rd Reading SB762 Wolk 5/18/2015 Yea
SB777 Consent Calendar 2nd SB777 Lara 5/18/2015 Yea
SB785 Consent Calendar 2nd SB785 Morrell 5/18/2015 Yea
SB786 Senate 3rd Reading SB786 Allen 5/18/2015 Yea
SB789 Special Consent #1 SB789 Wieckowski 5/18/2015 Yea
SB793 Senate 3rd Reading SB793 Wolk 5/18/2015 Yea
SB797 Consent Calendar 2nd SB797 Committee On G.O. (Hall) 5/18/2015 Yea
SB799 Consent Calendar 2nd SB799 Committee On B.P.&E.D. (Hill) 5/18/2015 Yea
SB800 Consent Calendar 2nd SB800 Committee On B.P.&E.D. (Hill) 5/18/2015 Yea
SB801 Special Consent #1 SB801 Committee On GOV. & F. (Hertzberg) 5/18/2015 Yea
SB802 Consent Calendar 2nd SB802 Committee On GOV. & F. (Hertzberg) Urgency Clause 5/18/2015 Yea
SB803 Consent Calendar 2nd SB803 Committee On GOV. & F. (Hertzberg) 5/18/2015 Yea
SCR55 Senate 3rd Reading SCR55 Pan 5/18/2015 Yea
SR20 Special Consent #1 SR20 Berryhill 5/18/2015 Yea
SB188 Senate 3rd Reading SB188 Hancock 5/14/2015 Yea
SB277 Senate 3rd Reading SB277 Pan Amend by Anderson 5/14/2015 Yea
SB277 Senate 3rd Reading SB277 Pan and Allen 5/14/2015 Other
SB371 Senate 3rd Reading SB371 Hancock 5/14/2015 Yea
SB450 Senate 3rd Reading SB450 Allen 5/14/2015 Yea
SB475 Senate 3rd Reading SB475 Monning 5/14/2015 Yea
SB505 Senate 3rd Reading SB505 Mendoza 5/14/2015 Yea
SB719 Senate 3rd Reading SB719 Hernandez 5/14/2015 Yea
SCR35 Senate 3rd Reading SCR35 Stone 5/14/2015 Yea
SCR47 Senate 3rd Reading SCR47 Fuller 5/14/2015 Yea
SCR52 Senate 3rd Reading SCR52 Huff 5/14/2015 Yea
SR24 Senate 3rd Reading SR24 De Le 5/14/2015 Yea
SB159 Do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar 5/12/2015 Yea
SB218 Do pass 5/12/2015 Other
SB218 Set, first hearing. Failed passage in Committee. Reconsideration granted 5/12/2015 Yea
SB255 Do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar 5/12/2015 Yea
SB273 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 5/12/2015 Yea
SB624 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 5/12/2015 Yea
SB777 Do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar 5/12/2015 Yea
SB236 Consent Calendar 2nd SB236 Beall 5/11/2015 Yea
SB302 Senate 3rd Reading SB302 Lara Urgency Clause 5/11/2015 Yea
SB342 Senate 3rd Reading SB342 Jackson 5/11/2015 Yea
SB404 Consent Calendar 2nd SB404 De Le 5/11/2015 Yea
SB408 Senate 3rd Reading SB408 Morrell 5/11/2015 Yea
SB412 Consent Calendar 2nd SB412 De Le 5/11/2015 Yea
SB416 Consent Calendar 2nd SB416 Huff 5/11/2015 Yea
SB418 Consent Calendar 2nd SB418 Morrell 5/11/2015 Yea
SB440 Consent Calendar 2nd SB440 Committee On ED. (Liu) 5/11/2015 Yea
SB464 Senate 3rd Reading SB464 Hernandez 5/11/2015 Yea
SB490 Senate 3rd Reading SB490 Beall 5/11/2015 Yea
SB540 Senate 3rd Reading SB540 Hertzberg 5/11/2015 Yea
SB597 Consent Calendar 2nd SB597 Huff 5/11/2015 Yea
SB65 Consent Calendar 2nd SB65 Wolk 5/11/2015 Yea
SB692 Senate 3rd Reading SB692 Vidak 5/11/2015 Yea
SB697 Senate 3rd Reading SB697 Hertzberg 5/11/2015 Yea
SB739 Senate 3rd Reading SB739 Pavley 5/11/2015 Yea
SCR48 Senate 3rd Reading SCR48 McGuire 5/11/2015 Yea
SCR49 Senate 3rd Reading SCR49 Berryhill 5/11/2015 Yea
SCR50 Senate 3rd Reading SCR50 Nielsen 5/11/2015 Yea
SB133 Senate 3rd Reading SB133 McGuire 5/7/2015 Yea
SB227 Senate 3rd Reading SB227 Mitchell 5/7/2015 Yea
SB271 Senate 3rd Reading SB271 Gaines 5/7/2015 Yea
SB272 Senate 3rd Reading SB272 Hertzberg 5/7/2015 Yea
SB303 Senate 3rd Reading SB303 Hueso 5/7/2015 Yea
SB323 Senate 3rd Reading SB323 Hernandez 5/7/2015 Yea
SB34 Senate 3rd Reading SB34 Hill 5/7/2015 Yea
SB39 Senate 3rd Reading SB39 Pavley Urgency Clause 5/7/2015 Yea
SB415 Senate 3rd Reading SB415 Hueso 5/7/2015 Yea
SB438 Senate 3rd Reading SB438 Hill 5/7/2015 Yea
SB539 Senate 3rd Reading SB539 Hueso 5/7/2015 Yea
SB542 Senate 3rd Reading SB542 Mendoza 5/7/2015 Yea
SB662 Senate 3rd Reading SB662 Committee On E.Q. (Wieckowski) 5/7/2015 Yea
SB730 Senate 3rd Reading SB730 Wolk 5/7/2015 Yea
SCR40 Senate 3rd Reading SCR40 Leyva 5/7/2015 Yea
ACR31 Assembly 3rd Reading ACR31 Perea By Galgiani 5/4/2015 Yea
SB142 Senate 3rd Reading SB142 Jackson 5/4/2015 Yea
SB187 Consent Calendar 2nd SB187 Hall 5/4/2015 Yea
SB225 Senate 3rd Reading SB225 Wieckowski 5/4/2015 Yea
SB292 Senate 3rd Reading SB292 Pan 5/4/2015 Yea
SB327 Consent Calendar 2nd SB327 Hall 5/4/2015 Yea
SB348 Senate 3rd Reading SB348 Galgiani 5/4/2015 Yea
SB374 Consent Calendar 2nd SB374 Hall 5/4/2015 Yea
SB420 Senate 3rd Reading SB420 Huff 5/4/2015 Yea
SB489 Senate 3rd Reading SB489 Monning 5/4/2015 Yea
SB564 Senate 3rd Reading SB564 Cannella 5/4/2015 Yea
SB575 Senate 3rd Reading SB575 Liu 5/4/2015 Yea
SB650 Consent Calendar 2nd SB650 Hall 5/4/2015 Yea
SB7 Senate 3rd Reading SB7 Wolk 5/4/2015 Yea
SB770 Senate 3rd Reading SB770 Mendoza 5/4/2015 Yea
SCR39 Senate 3rd Reading SCR39 Block 5/4/2015 Yea
SCR46 Senate 3rd Reading SCR46 Bates 5/4/2015 Yea
ACR34 Assembly 3rd Reading ACR34 Cooper By Galgiani 4/30/2015 Other
SB13 Senate 3rd Reading SB13 Pavley 4/30/2015 Yea
SB161 Consent Calendar 2nd SB161 Vidak 4/30/2015 Other
SB165 Senate 3rd Reading SB165 Monning 4/30/2015 Yea
SB175 Senate 3rd Reading SB175 Huff 4/30/2015 Yea
SB200 Senate 3rd Reading SB200 Lara 4/30/2015 Yea
SB207 Consent Calendar 2nd SB207 Wieckowski 4/30/2015 Other
SB216 Consent Calendar 2nd SB216 Pan 4/30/2015 Other
SB232 Senate 3rd Reading SB232 Hall 4/30/2015 Yea
SB242 Senate 3rd Reading SB242 Monning 4/30/2015 Yea
SB325 Consent Calendar 2nd SB325 Hall 4/30/2015 Other
SB335 Consent Calendar 2nd SB335 Roth 4/30/2015 Other
SB336 Consent Calendar 2nd SB336 Roth 4/30/2015 Other
SB355 Senate 3rd Reading SB355 Lara 4/30/2015 Yea
SB361 Senate 3rd Reading SB361 Hill Urgency Clause 4/30/2015 Yea
SB422 Consent Calendar 2nd SB422 Monning 4/30/2015 Other
SB432 Senate 3rd Reading SB432 Mendoza 4/30/2015 Yea
SB451 Senate 3rd Reading SB451 Lara 4/30/2015 Other
SB481 Senate 3rd Reading SB481 Hueso 4/30/2015 Yea
SB502 Senate 3rd Reading SB502 Leno 4/30/2015 Yea
SB522 Senate 3rd Reading SB522 Mendoza 4/30/2015 Yea
SB525 Consent Calendar 2nd SB525 Nielsen 4/30/2015 Other
SB560 Senate 3rd Reading SB560 Monning 4/30/2015 Yea
SB590 Senate 3rd Reading SB590 Stone 4/30/2015 Yea
SB598 Senate 3rd Reading SB598 Hill 4/30/2015 Yea
SB623 Senate 3rd Reading SB623 Lara 4/30/2015 Yea
SB683 Consent Calendar 2nd SB683 Wolk 4/30/2015 Other
SB746 Consent Calendar 2nd SB746 Wolk 4/30/2015 Other
SB796 Consent Calendar 2nd SB796 Committee On G.O. (Hall) 4/30/2015 Other
SCR20 Senate 3rd Reading SCR20 Galgiani 4/30/2015 Yea
Role Committee
Detail Chairman Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications
Detail Chairman Senate Select Committee on California Mexico Cooperation
Detail Vice Chair Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs
Detail State Committee Member Subcommittee on Gas, Electric and Transportation Safety
Detail State Committee Member Senate Select Committee on Biliteracy and Dual Immersion Programs in California
Detail State Committee Member Senate Select Committee on Children with Special Needs
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water
Detail State Committee Member Senate Select Committee on Mental Health
Detail State Committee Member Senate Select Committee on Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Governmental Organization
Name Title Role Description Location Address
Ana Molina-Rodriguez Chief of Staff Chief of Staff / Administrative Assistant Capitol Office 1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA. 95814
Tanya Duggan Communications Director Press Secretary / Communications Director / Other Liaison District Office 1 333 H Street
Chula Vista, CA. 91910
Susan Chan Consultant Senior Advisor / Advisor Capitol Office 1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA. 95814
Yolanda Apalategui District Director District Director / District Chief of Staff District Office 1 333 H Street
Chula Vista, CA. 91910
Mabi Castro Legislative Aide Research Assistant / Legislative Aide District Office 1 333 H Street
Chula Vista, CA. 91910
Aracely Campa Legislative Director Legislative Director Capitol Office 1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA. 95814
Daisy Luna Scheduler Scheduler Capitol Office 1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA. 95814
Raquel Maden Senior District Representative Field Rep District Office 1 333 H Street
Chula Vista, CA. 91910
Hector Araujo Special Assistant Special Assistant / Special Projects District Office 2 1224 State Street
El Centro, CA. 92243
David Sforza Legislative Aide Research Assistant / Legislative Aide Capitol Office 1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA. 95814
Jake O'Neill Senior District Representative Field Rep District Office 1 333 H Street
Chula Vista, CA. 91910
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El Centro, CA. 92243
Senator Ben Hueso was elected to the California State Senate in March 2013. Hueso represents the 40th Senate District, which includes the cities of Chula Vista, National City, Imperial Beach, Coronado a portion of the City of San Diego, Imperial County and the southern part of Riverside.
Senator Hueso Chairs the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and the Select Committee on California’s Energy Independence. Hueso created the Select Committee in an effort to explore the potential for new technologies and plan strategies to achieve independence from external energy sources. He also serves on the following Senate Committees- Banking and Financial Institutions, Natural Resources and Water, Transportation and Housing and the Education Committee. In addition, Hueso is a member of the the Select Committee on California Mexico Cooperation. This Select committee studies and makes legislative recommendations regarding infrastructure, economic development, social and civic exchanges of mutual benefit, and border-related matters between California and Mexico.
Prior to being elected to the Senate, Hueso served in the Assembly representing the 80th District from 2010 to 2013. As an Assemblymember, Hueso championed legislation that helps reduce domestic violence, keeps dangerous chemical substances out of our communities, creates housing, helps keep families united, protects worker’s retirement, protect the environment, supports industry in being globally competitive, and focuses on a jobs creation and retention strategy that will ensure California continues to be where families can realize the American dream.
While in the Assembly, Hueso chaired the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee and served on the Housing and Community Development; Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy; and Local Government Committees. In addition, Hueso was appointed as Chair to the Select Committee on California/Mexico Bi-national Affairs. A Select Committed dedicated to cultivate California's relationship with Mexico and address important issues surrounding the economy, trade and commerce, job creation, the environment, health and social justice. Hueso was also appointed as an ex-officio member of the California State Parks & Recreation Commission and as a member of the California Wildlife Conservation Board’s Legislative Advisory Committee.
Hueso served on the San Diego City Council from 2006 to 2010 and as Council President from 2008 to 2010. Additionally, he served on the California Coastal Commission where he helped protect California's coastal resources. He has also served on SANDAG's Board of Directors, the League of California Cities and on the Otay Valley Regional Park Policy Committee.
Throughout his career he has always used the needs in his district as a driving force for his work. As San Diego Council President, Hueso was awarded with the Ohtli Award, the highest honor given by the Mexican government in a foreign country; Hueso was recognized for his work in marginalized and low- income communities largely composed of Latinos in his district.
Prior to becoming a Councilmember, Hueso successfully owned and operated a small business in Logan Heights. His strong community advocacy includes service as a member of the Police Chief's Advisory Committee, founding the Central Commercial District Revitalization Corporation, belonging to the Inner City Business Association and serving as a Board Member for the Sherman Heights Community Center.
Hueso holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He also studied abroad at the University of Odessa in the Ukraine, and completed post-graduate degree work in Community and Economic Development at San Diego State University. He and his wife, Laura, live in Logan Heights with their four sons.
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