Legislative Achievements

Since 1988, starting with a letter to the governor, our members have been discussing important issues that impact the lives of foster youth. Collectively prioritizing an annual focus, creating strategies, developing legislative language, testifying and educating policymakers, writing letters to the governor, and always keeping youth at the center has resulted in dozens of laws being passed. Check our their success below:

1992
AB 2691 (Areias): Driver’s Licenses

AB 2691 (Areias, Chapter 865, Statutes of 1992) allows someone other than a child’s parents or guardians to sign the child’s application for a driver’s license.  Probation officers and social workers can sign a driver’s license application without liability for any accidents or tickets the child may incur. Any other