Seniority: 23
Elected: 2013
Re-election: 2018
Benjamin 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
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...
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...
SCR32 Autism Awareness Month. Relative to Autism Awareness Month.
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...
SCR40 Better Hearing and Speech Month. Relative to Better Hearing and Speech Month.
SCR47 National Military Appreciation Month. Relative to National Military Appreciation Month.
SCR6 Santa Fe, Argentina: sister state relationship. Relative to a sister state relationship with Santa Fe, Argentina.
SB208 Integrated regional water management plans: grants: advanced payment. SB 208, as amended, Lara. Integrated regional water management plans: grants: advanced payment. Existing law, the Integrated Regional Water Management Planning Act, authorizes a regional water management group to prepare a...
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 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.
SCR24 Lieutenant Colonel James C. Warren Memorial Interchange. Relative to the Lieutenant Colonel James C. Warren Memorial Interchange.
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...
ACR31 California Agriculture Day. Relative to California Agriculture Day.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
ACR63 Tony Gwynn Memorial Freeway. Relative to the Tony Gwynn Memorial Freeway.
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...
SB539 Public property: names: Confederate States of America. SB 539, as amended, Glazer. Public property: names: Confederate States of America. (1) Existing law prohibits the sale or display of the Battle Flag of the Confederacy, as specified, or its image, by the State of Californi...
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...
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...
SR39 Relative to immigration. Relative to immigration.
SB287 Automated external defibrillators (AEDs). SB 287, as amended, 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 o...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
SB631 Public Utilities Commission: fees. SB 631, as amended, Hueso. Public Utilities Commission: fees. Under existing law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities. Existing law allows requires the commission to charge and co...
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...
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...
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...
SR22 Relative to California Earth Day Relative to California Earth Day.
SB448 Sex offenders: Internet identifiers. SB 448, as amended, Galgiani Hueso . Law enforcement: communications. Sex offenders: Internet identifiers. Existing law, the Californians Against Sexual Exploitation Act, an initiative measure enacted by the approval of Pr...
AJR19 Military service. Relative to military service.
SR35 Relative to Immigrant Heritage Month Relative to Immigrant Heritage Month.
SCR48 Geothermal Awareness Month and Geothermal Awareness Day. Relative to geothermal awareness.
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...
SJR13 Voting: apportionment. Relative to voting.
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...
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...
SB351 Corporations. SB 351, 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 formation of p...
SB660 Public Utilities Commission. SB 660, as amended, Leno. Public Utilities Commission. (1) The California Constitution establishes the Public Utilities Commission, with jurisdiction over all public utilities. The California Constitution grants the commis...
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 spec...
SB796 Alcoholic beverages: licenses: advertising: contests and sweepstakes. SB 796, as amended, Committee on Governmental Organization. Alcoholic beverages: licenses: advertising: contests and sweepstakes. (1) The Alcoholic Beverage Control Act specifies the rules and procedures for the issuance a...
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 ...
Bill Number Motion Vote Date Vote
AB1171 Special Consent #5 AB1171 Linder 7/16/2015 Yea
AB1191 Special Consent #5 AB1191 Nazarian 7/16/2015 Yea
AB1353 Special Consent #5 AB1353 Patterson 7/16/2015 Yea
AB208 Consent Calendar 2nd AB208 Bigelow 7/16/2015 Yea
AB556 Consent Calendar 2nd AB556 Irwin 7/16/2015 Yea
AB571 Special Consent #5 AB571 Brown 7/16/2015 Yea
AB673 Special Consent #5 AB673 Santiago 7/16/2015 Yea
AB726 Consent Calendar 2nd AB726 Nazarian 7/16/2015 Yea
AB747 Consent Calendar 2nd AB747 Eggman 7/16/2015 Yea
ACR50 Assembly 3rd Reading ACR50 Gonzalez By Jackson 7/16/2015 Yea
SB212 Unfinished Business SB212 Mendoza Concurrence 7/16/2015 Other
SB304 Senate 3rd Reading SB304 Lara Urgency Clause 7/16/2015 Other
SB470 Unfinished Business SB470 Jackson Concurrence 7/16/2015 Yea
SB562 Unfinished Business SB562 Lara Concurrence 7/16/2015 Yea
SCR25 Unfinished Business SCR25 Block Concurrence 7/16/2015 Yea
SCR28 Unfinished Business SCR28 Huff Concurrence 7/16/2015 Yea
SCR35 Unfinished Business SCR35 Stone Concurrence 7/16/2015 Yea
SCR56 Unfinished Business SCR56 Pan Concurrence 7/16/2015 Other
SJR11 Senate 3rd Reading SJR11 Leyva 7/16/2015 Yea
SJR16 Senate 3rd Reading SJR16 De Le 7/16/2015 Yea
SJR9 Senate 3rd Reading SJR9 Stone 7/16/2015 Yea
SR37 Senate 3rd Reading SR37 De Le 7/16/2015 Yea
AB704 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/15/2015 Yea
AB1034 Do pass as amended, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1061 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1095 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1142 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1164 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1172 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB12 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1201 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1205 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1218 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1411 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB142 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB353 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB364 Do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar 7/14/2015 Yea
AB429 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB446 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB453 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB453 Set, first hearing. Held in Committee. Reconsideration of favorable vote granted 7/14/2015 Yea
AB453 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB498 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB530 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 7/14/2015 Yea
AB617 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB644 Do pass as amended, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 7/14/2015 Yea
AB646 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 7/14/2015 Yea
AB776 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB80 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB824 Do pass as amended, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 7/14/2015 Yea
AB864 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB903 Do pass 7/14/2015 Yea
AB935 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB937 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB939 Do pass 7/14/2015 Yea
AB959 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB988 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AJR18 Be adopted and be placed on the Consent Calendar 7/14/2015 Yea
SCR79 Be adopted as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/14/2015 Yea
AB1023 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1101 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1101 Bonilla By Lara 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1146 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1146 Jones By Anderson 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1147 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1147 Maienschein By Monning 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1245 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1245 Cooley By Lara 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1266 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1451 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1451 Ch 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1475 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1475 Cooper By Mitchell 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1517 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1517 Committee On B. & F. (Dababneh) By Block 7/13/2015 Yea
AB251 Assembly 3rd Reading AB251 Levine By Leyva 7/13/2015 Yea
AB265 Assembly 3rd Reading AB265 Holden By Wieckowski 7/13/2015 Other
AB304 Assembly 3rd Reading AB304 Gonzalez By Mendoza 7/13/2015 Yea
AB359 Assembly 3rd Reading AB359 Gonzalez By Leyva 7/13/2015 Yea
AB464 Assembly 3rd Reading AB464 Mullin By Hill 7/13/2015 Other
AB546 Assembly 3rd Reading AB546 Gonzalez By Glazer 7/13/2015 Yea
AB560 Assembly 3rd Reading AB560 Gomez By Hueso 7/13/2015 Yea
AB566 Assembly 3rd Reading AB566 O'Donnell By Block 7/13/2015 Yea
AB693 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/13/2015 Yea
AB802 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/13/2015 Yea
AB816 Assembly 3rd Reading AB816 Bonta By Hancock 7/13/2015 Yea
AB853 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/13/2015 Yea
AB865 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/13/2015 Yea
AB879 Assembly 3rd Reading AB879 Burke By Hertzberg 7/13/2015 Yea
AB952 Assembly 3rd Reading AB952 Cristina Garcia By Lara 7/13/2015 Other
ACR53 Assembly 3rd Reading ACR53 Dahle By Nielsen 7/13/2015 Yea
SCR78 Senate 3rd Reading SCR78 Nielsen 7/13/2015 Yea
AB1004 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1004 Dahle 7/9/2015 Yea
AB1175 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1175 Ridley-Thomas By Hill 7/9/2015 Yea
AB1284 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1284 Baker 7/9/2015 Yea
AB1403 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1403 Maienschein 7/9/2015 Yea
AB1527 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1527 Committee on Water, Pa rks, and Wildlife 7/9/2015 Yea
AB1537 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1537 Committee on Jobs, Eco nomic Development, an 7/9/2015 Yea
AB166 Assembly 3rd Reading AB166 Beth Gaines By Gaines 7/9/2015 Yea
AB223 Assembly 3rd Reading AB223 Dahle By Gaines 7/9/2015 Yea
AB279 Assembly 3rd Reading AB279 Dodd By Beall 7/9/2015 Yea
AB283 Consent Calendar 2nd AB283 Dababneh 7/9/2015 Yea
AB394 Assembly 3rd Reading AB394 Mark Stone By Monning 7/9/2015 Yea
AB461 Assembly 3rd Reading AB461 Mullin By Hill 7/9/2015 Yea
AB495 Assembly 3rd Reading AB495 Gordon By Hancock 7/9/2015 Yea
AB553 Consent Calendar 2nd AB553 Daly Urgency Clause 7/9/2015 Yea
AB554 Assembly 3rd Reading AB554 Mullin By Allen 7/9/2015 Yea
AB592 Consent Calendar 2nd AB592 Mark Stone Urgency Clause 7/9/2015 Yea
AB604 Assembly 3rd Reading AB604 Olsen By Beall 7/9/2015 Yea
AB607 Assembly 3rd Reading AB607 Dodd By McGuire 7/9/2015 Yea
AB625 Consent Calendar 2nd AB625 Bonta 7/9/2015 Yea
AB728 Consent Calendar 2nd AB728 Hadley 7/9/2015 Yea
AB830 Assembly 3rd Reading AB830 Eggman By Leno 7/9/2015 Yea
ACR8 Consent Calendar 2nd ACR8 Wood 7/9/2015 Yea
SB176 Unfinished Business SB176 Mitchell Concurrence 7/9/2015 Yea
SB49 Senate 3rd Reading SB49 Runner Urgency Clause 7/9/2015 Yea
SCR58 Unfinished Business SCR58 Pan Concurrence 7/9/2015 Yea
SCR64 Senate 3rd Reading SCR64 Pan 7/9/2015 Yea
SCR8 Senate 3rd Reading SCR8 Fuller 7/9/2015 Yea
SR38 Senate 3rd Reading SR38 Mitchell 7/9/2015 Yea
AB1144 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/7/2015 Yea
AB33 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Environmental Quality 7/7/2015 Yea
AB361 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/7/2015 Yea
AB645 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/7/2015 Yea
AB825 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary 7/7/2015 Yea
AB1083 Special Consent #4 AB1083 Eggman 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1093 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1093 Eduardo Garcia By Monning 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1166 Special Consent #4 AB1166 Bloom 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1168 Special Consent #4 AB1168 Salas 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1267 Special Consent #4 AB1267 Bloom By Jackson 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1291 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1291 Williams By Pavley 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1375 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1375 Thurmond By Hall 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1514 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1514 INS. By Mendoza 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1525 Special Consent #4 AB1525 Committee On U. & C. (Rendon) 7/6/2015 Yea
AB220 Special Consent #4 AB220 Holden 7/6/2015 Yea
AB249 Assembly 3rd Reading AB249 Obernolte By Anderson 7/6/2015 Yea
AB293 Assembly 3rd Reading AB293 Levine By Vidak 7/6/2015 Yea
AB296 Assembly 3rd Reading AB296 Dodd By Galgiani 7/6/2015 Yea
AB380 Special Consent #4 AB380 Waldron 7/6/2015 Yea
AB39 Special Consent #4 AB39 Medina 7/6/2015 Yea
AB436 Assembly 3rd Reading AB436 Jones By Vidak 7/6/2015 Yea
AB451 Special Consent #4 AB451 Bonilla 7/6/2015 Yea
AB568 Assembly 3rd Reading AB568 Dodd By Nielsen 7/6/2015 Yea
AB583 Special Consent #4 AB583 Ch 7/6/2015 Yea
AB596 Special Consent #4 AB596 Daly 7/6/2015 Yea
AB637 Assembly 3rd Reading AB637 Campos By Monning 7/6/2015 Yea
AB794 Special Consent #4 AB794 Linder 7/6/2015 Yea
AB892 Assembly 3rd Reading AB892 Achadjian By Anderson 7/6/2015 Yea
AB929 Assembly 3rd Reading AB929 Chau By Hall 7/6/2015 Yea
AB950 Special Consent #4 AB950 Melendez By Pan 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR14 Consent Calendar 2nd ACR14 Irwin 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR23 Special Consent #4 ACR23 Salas 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR60 Assembly 3rd Reading ACR60 Santiago By Pan 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR62 Special Consent #4 ACR62 Baker 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR72 Special Consent #4 ACR72 Gipson 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR79 Special Consent #4 ACR79 Travis Allen 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR80 Special Consent #4 ACR80 Gallagher 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR82 Special Consent #4 ACR82 Williams 7/6/2015 Yea
ACR87 Special Consent #4 ACR87 Ridley-Thomas 7/6/2015 Yea
AJR23 Assembly 3rd Reading AJR23 Bonilla By Jackson 7/6/2015 Yea
AJR7 Special Consent #4 AJR7 Mathis 7/6/2015 Yea
AJR9 Special Consent #4 AJR9 Chang 7/6/2015 Yea
SB146 Special Consent #4 SB146 Galgiani Urgency Clause 7/6/2015 Yea
SB351 Special Consent #4 SB351 Committee On B. & F.I. (Block) 7/6/2015 Yea
SB422 Special Consent #4 SB422 Monning 7/6/2015 Yea
SB426 Unfinished Business SB426 Leyva Concurrence 7/6/2015 Yea
SB594 Special Consent #4 SB594 Wieckowski 7/6/2015 Yea
SB651 Special Consent #4 SB651 Leyva 7/6/2015 Yea
SCR57 Special Consent #4 SCR57 Pan 7/6/2015 Yea
SCR75 Senate 3rd Reading SCR75 Nguyen 7/6/2015 Yea
SCR76 Senate 3rd Reading SCR76 Gaines 7/6/2015 Yea
SCR77 Senate 3rd Reading SCR77 Liu 7/6/2015 Yea
AB1113 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1113 Chau 7/2/2015 Yea
AB1148 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1148 Beth Gaines 7/2/2015 Yea
AB1151 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1151 Santiago 7/2/2015 Yea
AB1204 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1204 Chau 7/2/2015 Yea
AB143 Consent Calendar 2nd AB143 Wood 7/2/2015 Yea
AB1471 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1471 Perea 7/2/2015 Yea
AB1532 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1532 Committee On L. GOV. (Maienschein) 7/2/2015 Yea
AB236 Consent Calendar 2nd AB236 Lackey 7/2/2015 Yea
AB370 Consent Calendar 2nd AB370 Brown 7/2/2015 Yea
AB417 Consent Calendar 2nd AB417 Dahle 7/2/2015 Yea
AB444 Consent Calendar 2nd AB444 Gipson 7/2/2015 Yea
AB468 Consent Calendar 2nd AB468 Jones 7/2/2015 Yea
AB632 Consent Calendar 2nd AB632 Eggman 7/2/2015 Yea
AB705 Consent Calendar 2nd AB705 Eggman 7/2/2015 Yea
AB815 Consent Calendar 2nd AB815 Ridley-Thomas 7/2/2015 Yea
AB819 Consent Calendar 2nd AB819 Irwin 7/2/2015 Yea
ACR4 Consent Calendar 2nd ACR4 Waldron 7/2/2015 Yea
ACR54 Consent Calendar 2nd ACR54 Wood 7/2/2015 Yea
SCR15 Senate 3rd Reading SCR15 Fuller 7/2/2015 Yea
SCR51 Consent Calendar 2nd SCR51 Stone 7/2/2015 Yea
SCR6 Unfinished Business SCR6 Monning Concurrence 7/2/2015 Yea
SJR12 Senate 3rd Reading SJR12 Pan Motions 7/2/2015 Yea
SJR3 Unfinished Business SJR3 McGuire Concurrence 7/2/2015 Yea
SJR5 Unfinished Business SJR5 Nguyen Concurrence 7/2/2015 Yea
SR36 Senate 3rd Reading SR36 Morrell 7/2/2015 Yea
AB667 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 7/1/2015 Yea
AB1150 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/30/2015 Yea
AB1422 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Transportation and Housing 6/30/2015 Yea
AB197 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/30/2015 Yea
AB401 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/30/2015 Yea
AB577 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Environmental Quality 6/30/2015 Yea
AB590 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Environmental Quality 6/30/2015 Yea
AB678 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Environmental Quality 6/30/2015 Yea
AB793 Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/30/2015 Yea
AB895 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/30/2015 Yea
AB1008 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1008 Quirk By Cannella 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1253 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1253 Steinorth By Hernandez 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1282 Do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1320 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1342 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1424 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1424 Mullin By Hill 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1528 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1528 Committee on Water, Pa rks, and WildlifeBy Pa 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1540 Do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar 6/29/2015 Yea
AB18 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/29/2015 Yea
AB202 Assembly 3rd Reading AB202 Gonzalez By Leyva 6/29/2015 Yea
AB301 Consent Calendar 2nd AB301 Bigelow 6/29/2015 Yea
AB331 Assembly 3rd Reading AB331 Levine By Runner 6/29/2015 Yea
AB361 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications Recommend Consent 6/29/2015 Yea
AB410 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 6/29/2015 Yea
AB489 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/29/2015 Yea
AB527 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/29/2015 Yea
AB532 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/29/2015 Yea
AB558 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 6/29/2015 Yea
AB606 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/29/2015 Yea
AB670 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary 6/29/2015 Yea
AB768 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations 6/29/2015 Other
AB780 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 6/29/2015 Yea
AB973 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent 6/29/2015 Yea
AB975 Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Education Recommend Consent 6/29/2015 Yea
AB987 Assembly 3rd Reading AB987 Levine By Moorlach 6/29/2015 Yea
AB991 Assembly 3rd Reading AB991 Committee on Public Em ployees, Retirement, 6/29/2015 Yea
SB222 Unfinished Business SB222 Block Concurrence 6/29/2015 Other
SB242 Unfinished Business SB242 Monning Concurrence 6/29/2015 Yea
SB277 Unfinished Business SB277 Pan Concurrence 6/29/2015 Other
SCR72 Senate 3rd Reading SCR72 Gaines 6/29/2015 Yea
SJR11 Be adopted, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations 6/29/2015 Yea
SR35 Senate 3rd Reading SR35 Pan 6/29/2015 Yea
AB1002 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1002 Wilk 6/25/2015 Yea
AB1049 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1049 Patterson 6/25/2015 Yea
AB1085 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1085 Gatto 6/25/2015 Yea
AB1104 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1104 Rodriguez By Stone 6/25/2015 Yea
AB1149 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1149 Wood By Hernandez 6/25/2015 Yea
AB1270 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1270 Eduardo Garcia By Mendoza 6/25/2015 Yea
AB1308 Assembly 3rd Reading AB1308 Perea By Mendoza 6/25/2015 Yea
AB1541 Consent Calendar 2nd AB1541 Committee On P. & C.P. (Gatto) 6/25/2015 Yea
AB162 Assembly 3rd Reading AB162 Rodriguez By Pan 6/25/2015 Yea
AB163 Consent Calendar 2nd AB163 Williams 6/25/2015 Yea
AB345 Assembly 3rd Reading AB345 Frazier By Galgiani 6/25/2015 Yea
AB365 Assembly 3rd Reading AB365 Cristina Garcia By Vidak 6/25/2015 Yea
AB418 Assembly 3rd Reading AB418 Chiu By Leno 6/25/2015 Yea
AB424 Consent Calendar 2nd AB424 Beth Gaines 6/25/2015 Yea
AB439 Consent Calendar 2nd AB439 Bloom 6/25/2015 Yea
AB467 Consent Calendar 2nd AB467 Chang 6/25/2015 Yea
AB536 Consent Calendar 2nd AB536 Bloom 6/25/2015 Yea
AB539 Assembly 3rd Reading AB539 Levine By Monning 6/25/2015 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
Candace Riley Receptionist Receptionist Capitol Office 1303 Tenth Street
Sacramento, CA. 95814
Erika Dacumos 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
Johanne Caballero District Representative Field Rep District Office 2 1224 State Street
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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