Materials from California State Legislature Related to the Humanities, 2009-2015 DateTitleAuthorAbout this research project Author's Political AffiliationCategoryAnalysis white paper How far did the legislation go in the legislature?Data Collection Process NotesURL
5/4/2009Legislation: ACR 70Assembly Member Fiona MaDemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThis is a resolution for "Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month." It states, "Whereas, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans continue to cultivate and advance the fields of the arts and humanities, business, education, information technology, law, public safety, science, sports, and the environment." http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/asm/ab_0051-0100/acr_70_bill_20090603_chaptered.html
5/18/2009Legislation: HR 17Assembly Members John A. Perez and Tom AmmianoDemocratResolutionAmended and AdoptedThis is a resolution for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor including business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/hr_17_bill_20090622_amended_asm_v98.html
4/13/2010Legislation: ACR 157Assembly Member Paul FongDemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThe resolution is for "Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month." It states, "Whereas, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans continue to cultivate and advance the fields of the arts and humanities, business, education, information technology, law, public safety, science, sports, and the environment." http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/asm/ab_0151-0200/acr_157_bill_20100914_chaptered.html
5/12/2010Legislation: HR 30Assembly Members John A. Perez and Tom AmmianoDemocratResolutionAmended and AdoptedThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor including business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/hr_30_bill_20100512_introduced.html
5/12/2010Legislation: SR 44Senators Christine Kehoe and Mark LenoDemocratResolutionAdoptedThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sr_44_bill_20100604_enrolled.html
3/10/2011Legislation: ACR 36Assembly Member Das WilliamsDemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThis is a resolution for "Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month." It states, "Whereas, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans continue to cultivate and advance the fields of the arts and humanities, business, education, information technology, law, public safety, science, sports, and the environment." http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/acr_36_bill_20110711_chaptered.html
5/16/2011Legislation: HR 15Assembly Member Tom AmmianoDemocratResolutionAmended and Adopted in AssemblyThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/hr_15_bill_20110620_amended_asm_v98.html
6/8/2011Legislation: SR 18Senators Mark Leno and Christine KehoeDemocratResolutionAdopted in SenateThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor including business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sr_18_bill_20110623_enrolled.html
5/1/2012Legislation: ACR 149Assembly Member Richard PanDemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThe resolution is for "Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month." It states, "Whereas, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans continue to cultivate and advance the fields of the arts and humanities, business, education, information technology, law, public safety, science, sports, and the environment."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/asm/ab_0101-0150/acr_149_bill_20120531_chaptered.html
5/29/2012Legislation: SR 34Senators Mark Leno and Christine KehoeDemocratResolutionAdopted in SenateThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor including business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sr_34_bill_20120621_enrolled.html
6/18/2012Legislation: HR 29Assembly Members Rich Gordon, John A. PĂ©rez, Tom Ammiano, Toni Atkins, and Ricardo LaraDemocratResolutionAmended and Adopted in AssemblyThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/hr_29_bill_20120618_amended_asm_v98.html
2/20/2013Legislation: ACR 20Assembly Members Dan Logue and Henry PereaBipartisanResolutionChaptered by Secretary of State"This measure would recognize the need for the inclusion of Sikhism in world religions, Eastern religions, Asian, and South Asian courses at all postsecondary educational institutions and advise the concerned academic governing bodies, deans, and department chairs to include Sikhism in their institution's world religions, Eastern religions, Asian, and South Asian courses." The legislation mentions at the end that the resolution will be copied to multiple people in academia, including the "deans of humanities."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/acr_20_bill_20130501_chaptered.html
4/30/2013Legislation: ACR 56Assembly Member Ed ChauDemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThis is a similar resolution as the previous bills that recognize Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month. It states, "Whereas, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans continue to cultivate, advance, and lead in the fields of art, fashion, business, technology, education, science, government, law, humanities, medicine, sports, and entertainment."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0051-0100/acr_56_bill_20130605_chaptered.html
6/11/2013Legislation: HR 20Assembly Member Rich GordonDemocratResolutionAmended in Assembly and AdoptedThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/hr_20_bill_20130624_amended_asm_v98.htm
6/11/2013Legislation: SR 14Senator Ricardo LaraDemocratResolutionAdopted in SenateThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sr_14_bill_20130624_enrolled.html
7/3/2013Legislation: ACR 71Assembly Member Shirley Weber DemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThe resolution supports Africana studies in California's higher education institutions. It states, "Whereas, Africana studies is comprised of several disciplines, including art history, humanities, political science, behavioral science, and history."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0051-0100/acr_71_bill_20130927_chaptered.html
4/9/2014Legislation: ACR 133Assembly Member Rob BontaDemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThe resolution is on "Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month," and it is nearly identical to the bills on the topic referenced above.http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0101-0150/acr_133_bill_20140610_chaptered.html
6/2/2014Legislation: HR 43Assembly Member Rich GordonDemocratResolutionAmended in Assembly and AdoptedThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/hr_43_bill_20140623_amended_asm_v97.htm
6/3/2014Legislation: SR 49Senators Mark Leno, Cathleen Galgiani, and Ricardo LaraDemocratResolutionAdopted in SenateThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sr_49_bill_20140624_enrolled.html
4/28/2015Legislation: ACR 61Assembly Member Kansen ChuDemocratResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThe resolution is for "Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month." When recognizing these specific Americans, the resolution states, "Whereas, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans continue to cultivate, advance, and lead in the fields of art, fashion, business, technology, education, science, government, law, humanities, medicine, sports, and entertainment."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/15-16/bill/asm/ab_0051-0100/acr_61_bill_20150602_chaptered.html
4/30/2015Legislation: SCR 52Senator Bob Huff and Senator Janet NguyenRepublicanResolutionChaptered by Secretary of StateThe resolution is for "Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month." It was also passed in the Assembly (ACR 61). "Whereas, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans continue to cultivate, advance, and lead in the fields of art, fashion, business, technology, education, science, government, law, humanities, medicine, sports, and entertainment."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/15-16/bill/sen/sb_0051-0100/scr_52_bill_20150610_chaptered.html
6/3/2015Legislation: SR 33Senators Mark Leno, Cathleen Galgiani, and Ricardo LaraDemocratResolutionAdopted in SenateThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports and athletics, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life." The same resolution was passed in the Assembly (HR 24).http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/15-16/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sr_33_bill_20150623_enrolled.html
6/4/2015Legislation: HR 24Assembly Member Susan EggmanDemocratResolutionAmended in Assembly and AdoptedThe resolution is for LGBT Pride Month. It states, "Whereas, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people have made important and lasting contributions to our great state and nation in every field of endeavor, including, but not limited to, business, medicine, law, humanities, science, literature, politics, education, music, philanthropy, sports and athletics, arts, and culture, that enrich our national life."http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/15-16/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/hr_24_bill_20150622_amended_asm_v98.htm