BILL ANALYSIS                                                                                                                                                                                                    



          SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
                             Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair
                            2015 - 2016  Regular  Session

          AB 2835 (Cooper) - Public employees:  orientation and  
          informational programs:  recognized employee organizations
          
           ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
          |                                                                 |
          |                                                                 |
          |                                                                 |
           ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
          |--------------------------------+--------------------------------|
          |                                |                                |
          |Version: June 21, 2016          |Policy Vote: P.E. & R. 3 - 2    |
          |                                |                                |
          |--------------------------------+--------------------------------|
          |                                |                                |
          |Urgency: No                     |Mandate: Yes                    |
          |                                |                                |
          |--------------------------------+--------------------------------|
          |                                |                                |
          |Hearing Date: August 11, 2016   |Consultant: Robert Ingenito     |
          |                                |                                |
           ----------------------------------------------------------------- 


          *********** ANALYSIS ADDENDUM - SUSPENSE FILE ***********
             The following information is revised to reflect amendments 
                     adopted by the committee on August 11, 2016






          Bill  
          Summary: AB 2835 would require all public employers to provide a  
          specified employee orientation to all newly hired public  
          employees, as specified.


          Fiscal  
          Impact: This bill would result in unknown General and special  
          fund costs, at a minimum in the millions of dollars annually,  
          for state departments to modify their administration functions  
          to implement the provisions of the bill.









          AB 2835 (Cooper)                                       Page 1 of  
          ?
          
          
          Author  
          Amendments: Give employers discretion regarding what is covered  
          in orientations, allow employers to consolidate worksites, and  
          change requirements related to unions' role in orientations.


                                      -- END --