SB 974 (Steinberg) was pulled by the author from the agenda of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (“AJEDE”) on 6/29, one day before the scheduled hearing.  No explanation was provided and the hearing may be rescheduled for a later date.

Of interest, is the AJEDE Analysis of  SB 974 posted on 6/30.  This analysis is lengthy, but provides an excellent analysis of the public policy issues raised by the elimination of the TEA criteria and the inherent flaws in the mandatory time requirements for requesting and obtaining vouchers for qualified employees. 

CCG will continue to track this bill and issues updates new information becomes available.

            --The CCG Team