The State Assembly will consider issues ranging from health care reform to a requirement for pet owners to spay or neuter their dogs and cats. They’ll also decide whether to ban sales of old-fashioned light bulbs in favor of those that save more energy. The lower house will also consider a plan that would allow juvenile court judges to send the parents of gang members to special parenting classes.
In the Senate they’ll consider a measure that would create some new requirements for those who receive stem cell bond money. They’ll also discuss a proposed ballot measure that would ask voters whether the U.S. should get out of Iraq. State lawmakers have ‘til Friday to get their bills out of the first house and on to the next.