Keep California Working Act

 

Senate Bill 74: Keep California Working Act

What is the Keep California Working Act?

The Keep California Working Act, otherwise known as Senate Bill 74, is a bipartisan small business relief package spearheaded by Senators Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) and Anna Caballero (D-Salinas), and Assembly Member Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach). The bill invests $2.6 billion in grants for small businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19.

What does the bill text say?

For the current text of the Keep California Working Act, click here.

Who is supporting the Keep California Working Act?

  • Beaumont Chamber of Commerce
  • Big Bear Chamber of Commerce
  • Building Owners and Managers Association of California
  • California Builders Alliance
  • California Building Industry Association (CBIA)
  • California Business Properties Association 
  • California Farm Bureau 
  • California Restaurant Association (CalRestaurants)
  • Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber)
  • Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Clovis 
  • Corona Chamber of Commerce
  • Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce
  • County of Fresno
  • County of Humboldt
  • County of Kern
  • County of Lake
  • County of Madera
  • County of Mono
  • County of Monterey
  • County of Sacramento
  • County of San Benito
  • County of San Luis Obispo
  • County of Santa Cruz
  • County of Shasta
  • County of Stanislaus
  • County of Tuolumne
  • County of Yuba
  • El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce 
  • El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce 
  • Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce
  • Folsom Chamber of Commerce 
  • Fontana Chamber of Commerce
  • Fremont Chamber of Commerce 
  • Fresno Chamber of Commerce
  • Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce 
  • Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater High Desert Chamber of Commerce 
  • Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Ontario Business Council
  • Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce 
  • Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce 
  • Hemet/San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce
  • Highland Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 
  • Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Impact Southwest Riverside County 
  • Inland Empire Chamber of Commerce
  • International Council of Shopping Centers 
  • Irvine Spectrum
  • Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce 
  • NAIOP of California, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association 
  • National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB)
  • Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • North Orange County Chamber 
  • North San Diego Business Chamber 
  • Oceanside Chamber of Commerce 
  • Orange County Business Council (OCBC)
  • Oxnard Chamber of Commerce 
  • Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce 
  • Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce
  • Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce 
  • Redlands Chamber of Commerce
  • Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce 
  • Riverside County Workforce Development Board 
  • Roseville Area Chamber of Commerce 
  • Salinas United Business Association (SUBA)
  • Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce 
  • San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership
  • San Rafael Chamber of Commerce 
  • Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce 
  • Santa Rosa Metro Chamber
  • South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce 
  • South Orange County Economic Coalition 
  • Southwest California Legislative Council 
  • Temecula Chamber of Commerce
  • Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Town of Mammoth Lakes
  • Tulare Chamber of Commerce 
  • Tulare County Supervisor Amy Shuklian
  • Tulare County Supervisor Dennis Townsend
  • Upland Chamber of Commerce
  • United Chamber Advocacy Network 
  • Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association 
  • Yuba-Sutter Chamber of Commerce

Who is co-authoring the Keep California Working Act?

Senators Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) and Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) have joint authored the measure, and Senate co-authors include Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera), Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Josh Becker (D-San Mateo), Dave Cortese (D-San Jose), Brian Dahle (R-Bieber), Susan Eggman (D-Stockton), Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield), Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger), Brian Jones (R-Santee), Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Melissa Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore), Dave Min (D-Irvine), Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa), Richard Roth (D-Riverside), Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), Henry Stern (D-Calabasas), Tom Umberg (D-Orange County), Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), and Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) is a principal co-author of the measure, and Assembly co-authors include Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters), Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda), Frank Bigelow (R-O’Neals), Autumn Burke (D-Inglewood), Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park), Phillip Chen (R-Brea), Steven S. Choi (R-Irvine), Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo), Megan Dahle (R-Bieber), Tom Daly (D-Anaheim), Laurie Davies (R-Laguna Niguel), Heath Flora (R-Ripon), Vince Fong (R-Bakersfield), Laura Friedman (D-Glendale), James Gallagher (R-Yuba City), Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Mike Gipson (D-Carson), Sydney Kamlager (D-Los Angeles), Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale), Brian Maienschein (D-San Diego), Devon Mathis (R-Visalia), Chad Mayes (I-Yucca Valley), Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys), Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove), Jim Patterson (R-Fresno), Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton), James C. Ramos (D-Highland), Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona), Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta), Thurston “Smitty” Smith (R-Apple Valley), Suzette Martinez Valladares (R-Santa Clarita), Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton), Randy Voepel (R-Santee), Marie Waldron (R-Escondido), and Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland).

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