AB 2147:

Pathway to Meaningful Employment for Formerly Incarcerated Firefighters


Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes

Ensures that formerly incarcerated people who have successfully completed the California Conservation Camp Program as incarcerated firefighters will be eligible for an expedited expungement process to provide a pathway to gain employment as professional firefighters after release.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported


Passed Assembly 51-12

Passed Senate 30-0

Passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Newsom

VOTE EVENT: Vote in Assembly Public Safety Committee, May 19, 2020Status: Passed

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted negatively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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