2017 - 2018 Legislation

Here are some of the legislative highlights from my legislative terms as State Assemblywoman  that I authored, and were signed into law by the governor,  in a range of issue areas; like public safety, veteran affairs, health and human services, education, environment, business incentives, and more.


Assembly Bill 237 helps consumers access loans they need while maintaining critical consumer protections.

AB 363 Quirk-Silva would waive the $5 processing fee assessed homeless and low-income veterans when they apply for a driver’s license or identification card with the word “VETERAN” printed on the face.

AB 422 Quirk-Silva repeals provisions relating to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree pilot program, and instead authorizes the California State University (CSU) to permanently establish DNP degree programs

AB 448 Quirk-Silva establishes the Orange County Housing Finance Trust to combat Homelessness.

AB 490 Quirk-Silva will increase Cal Grant B Access Award amounts for California’s lowest-income students by extending the College Access Tax Credit five more years.

AB 584 Quirk-Silva would help students improve their academic performance and make information about postsecondary education and financial aid more widely available.

AB 603 Quirk-Silva would require Alternative Payment Programs to offer an electronic time sheet process and direct deposit of provider payments to providers.

AB 690 Quirk-Silva requires HOAs to deliver, within the annual budget report, an itemized estimate of the fees that may be charged by a professional management company for documents necessary to facilitate a real estate transaction.

AB 974 Quirk-Silva will require all counties to submit an annual report to the legislature on Mental Health Services Act spending on clinical services provided to veterans.

AB 1459 Quirk-Silva clarifies that all unlawful killings in which the victim was a peace officer killed in the course of his or her duties, and are willful, deliberate, and premeditated.

AB 1547 Quirk-Silva expands the types of businesses that qualify for CalCAP loans under the ADA program, providing the participating lenders a stronger loan portfolio and enabling more small businesses to participate in this program and expand their accessibility to Californians.

AB 1561 Quirk-Silva expands and updates the mandatory elements of the state's international trade and investment strategy.

AB 2095 Quirk-Silva helps limit further costs resulting from multiple special elections called to meet the current time frames.

AB 2235 Quirk-Silva would require that if a student is sent to an out of district community school, the community school would receive the ADA for the student, not the referring district.   

AB 2271 Quirk-Silva would require a state match in federal school kitchen modernization grant funding, and raise amount of grant from $100,000 to $200,000 per site for up to 10 sites.

AB 2315 Quirk-Silva will allow school districts to enter into partnerships with health plans to provide telehealth services to k-12 students 

AB 2420 Quirk-Silva would authorize an Employment Training Panel to include soft-skills development for a more sustainable workforce.

AB 2521 Quirk-Silva would protect reservists from fraudulent, predatory lender obligations when that reservist has been deployed to active duty.

AB 2644 Quirk-Silva Dolores Huerta Day.

AB 2654 Quirk-Silva would authorize the County of Orange and the Orange County Flood Control District to use design-build for public works infrastructure projects.

AB 2687 Quirk-Silva updates the Office of the Small Business Advocate to better meet the needs of small businesses, including issues of regulatory reform, disaster preparedness and response, and small business procurement.

AB 2967 Quirk-Silva provides birth certificates to youth in foster care, free of cost. 

AB 3089 Quirk-Silva authorizes the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), commencing with the 2018-19 award year, to provide Chafee grant awards to students as long as they are not 26 years of age or older by July 1 of the award year

ACR 107 Quirk-Silva 4th of July Resolution

ACR 128 Quirk-Silva Korean Arirang Day Commemoration 2017

ACR 188 Quirk-Silva renames a section of I-5 through Buena Park the Colonel Kim Memorial Highway

ACR 203 Quirk-Silva promotes the need for organ donation in California.

ACR 269 Quirk-Silva Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Day.

ACR 281 Quirk-Silva Korean Arirang Day Commemoration 2018.

AJR 4 Quirk-Silva Home Ownership.

AJR 20 Quirk-Silva Climate change.