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Social Policy - July 15 2019

California Senate Approves AB 392

The CALIFORNIA Senate approves AB 392, which would limit the ability of law enforcement officers to use lethal force to only when officers or the public face an imminent threat of death or serious bodily harm. It moves to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), who has said he will sign it (SACRAMENTO BEE).

Hawaii Governor Allows HB 1383 to Become Law

HAWAII Gov. David Ige (D) allows HB 1383, a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, to become law without his signature. The law removes jail time as a penalty for possession of three ounces or less but does impose a $130 fine (VOX).