Brian Dahle

State senate

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Votes

Type Year Categories Name Description Vote
floor_votes 2020
  • economic-justice

SB956

Establishes the California Tax Expenditure Review Board as an independent advisory body.

Oppose
committee_votes 2020
  • workers-rights

SB1383

Forces employers to grant employee requests for up to 12 work weeks of unpaid parental leave.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • workers-rights

SB1399

Expands protections for garment industry workers.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • consumer-protection
  • health

SB977

Expands the Attorney General’s ability to prohibit certain transactions by healthcare systems that hurt consumers by limiting competition.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • workers-rights

SB1383

Forces employers to grant employee requests for up to 12 work weeks of unpaid parental leave.

Oppose
committee_votes 2020
  • consumer-protection

AB326

Allows personally owned motorized carrying devices (for groceries, etc.) to be used on city sidewalks.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB2847

Strengthens gun laws by enhancing micro-stamping requirements for unsafe guns.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

AB2114

Provides a procedure for UC medical employees to challenge termination of employment.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • environmental-protection

AB1080

Sets goals to reduce waste from single-use packaging and products.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB3070

Prohibits prosecutors from striking prospective jurors from jury pools on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender and other identities.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB3070

Prohibits prosecutors from striking prospective jurors from jury pools on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender and other identities.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • health
  • workers-rights

AB890

Allows nurse practitioners in California to work without physician supervision.

Support
floor_votes 2020
  • criminal-justice
  • lgbtq-rights

SB145

Removes remnants of discriminatory anti-sodomy laws from statutory rape punishments.

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB142

Doubles fees paid by manufacturers of lead-acid batteries toward cleanup costs at contaminated sites

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

AB454

Strengthens protections for migratory birds beyond those in federal law

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB749

Prohibits "no rehire" provisions that bar victims of mistreatment from employment with offending company

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB1215

Bans (for 3 yrs) biometric surveillance and facial recognition from use in police body cameras

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • education

AB1505

Empowers local districts to evaluate charter school applications based on economic impact criteria

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • political-accountability
  • racial-justice

AB1600

Expedites the process to obtain police misconduct records in a criminal trial

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection
  • health

AB290

Prevents dialysis companies from steering patients from medi-cal to boost corporate profits

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB51

Prohibits employers from forcing job candidates to waive legal rights in favor of forced arbitration

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

AB1328

Strengthens emissions reporting requirements and transparency on environmental impact of abandoned wells

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection

AB1360

Strengthens food safety training requirements and mandates employer-provided insurance for delivery drivers

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • health

AB362

Allows state to contract safe-injection site operators in the Bay Area

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB403

Lengthens statute of limitations for filing workplace retaliation claims from 6 months to 3 years

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • health

AB45

Prohibits the state from charging inmates an administrative fee for a medical visit

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1487

Creates Bay Area Housing Finance Authority, to raise and distribute affordable housing funds

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

AB936

Strengthens transparency around nonfloating oil transport and creates contingency plans to prepare for spillage

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB965

Allows people incarcerated as youth to earn time off their earliest parole date

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • gun-violence-prevention
  • racial-justice

AB1185

Allows counties to establish Sheriff's Department oversight boards.

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1279

Encourages affordable housing production in “high-resource” areas that show patterns of exclusion

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection

AB1366

Eliminates critical oversight of telecom companies

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1482

Caps rent increase at 5% in 12-month period, and forces landlords to present 'just cause' before evicting

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • education

AB901

Decriminalizes truancy and limits power of probation departments over youths not charged with crimes

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

AB1080

Sets goals to reduce waste from single-use packaging and products.

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • health

AB1611

Requires insurance providers to charge same out-of-pocket costs for emergency care whether in plan or not

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB857

Allows local governments to sponsor public banks

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection
  • education

AB376

Protects student loan borrowers from unscrupulous practices and strengthens loan provider oversight

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB857

Allows local governments to sponsor public banks

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • housing

AB68

Permits construction of two ADUs on same property

No Vote
committee_votes 2019
  • education

AB1353

Shortens length of probationary period for unclassified employees from 1 year to 6 months

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB749

Prohibits "no rehire" provisions that bar victims of mistreatment from employment with offending company

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • health
  • workers-rights

SB227

Penalizes hospitals that violate California law regarding nurse-to-patient ratios

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB51

Prohibits employers from forcing job candidates to waive legal rights in favor of forced arbitration

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • health

AB731

Requires same rate review practice for large-group health insurance plans as smaller ones

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection
  • health

AB290

Prevents dialysis companies from steering patients from medi-cal to boost corporate profits

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB965

Allows people incarcerated as youth to earn time off their earliest parole date

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1482

Caps rent increase at 5% in 12-month period, and forces landlords to present 'just cause' before evicting

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1487

Creates Bay Area Housing Finance Authority, to raise and distribute affordable housing funds

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • political-accountability
  • racial-justice

AB1600

Expedites the process to obtain police misconduct records in a criminal trial

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB1215

Bans (for 3 yrs) biometric surveillance and facial recognition from use in police body cameras

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • education

AB1507

Grants local districts more leeway in evaluating charter school applications

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB857

Allows local governments to sponsor public banks

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB329

Prohibits landlords from rejecting applicants based on Section 8 status

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

AB68

Permits construction of two ADUs on same property

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

SB136

Repeals sentencing enhancements for those with prior offenses

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

SB268

Offers voters more information on potentially progressive taxation measures

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB1066

Grants unemployment benefits for workers during first 3 weeks of a strike

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

ACA14

Forces UC system to reduce contracted services in order to increase percent of union workers on their payroll

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

SB1

Strengthens California environmental standards to pre-Trump federal levels

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • education

AB1478

Requires charter schools to get permission from local school districts to operate

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • health
  • lgbtq-rights

AB2119

Ensures gender nonconforming youth have access to gender-affirming treatment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gun-violence-prevention
  • workers-rights

AB2888

Expands the groups of people who can seek a firearm restraining order

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-protection

AB1775

Ends the transport of oil from offshore drilling facilities to the state

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB2447

Provides information to residents potentially impacted by pollution in their language

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • health
  • immigration

AB2965

Extends Medi-Cal benefits to low-income adults regardless of immigration status

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

AB3080

Prohibits employers from requiring workers to sign forced arbitration agreements

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB1793

Creates a process to erase prior non-violent cannabis convictions

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice
  • workers-rights

AB2293

Prohibits state boards from using nonviolent criminal records to deny professional licenses

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • housing

AB2364

Prevents landlords from needlessly evicting tenants

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

AB2500

Protects consumers from predatory lenders by capping interest rates

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

AB3081

Protects employees from being fired for being a victim of harassment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

AB3131

Requires law enforcement to notify the public when acquiring military equipment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • health

AB186

Provides safe, government-run injection sites to prevent overdose and disease

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • health

SB1152

Prohibits hospitals from discharging unhoused patients into unsafe conditions

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

SB1177

Prohibits a person from purchasing more than one long gun per month

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-protection

SB834

Ends the transport of oil from offshore drilling facilities to the state

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-protection

SB100

Sets a goal of 100% clean energy in California by 2045

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gun-violence-prevention

SB1100

Raises the minimum age to purchase a long-gun to 21 years old

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-protection

AB1775

Ends the transport of oil from offshore drilling facilities to the state

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1437

Protects people from being unfairly sentenced for murders they didn’t commit

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice

SB64

Requires state agencies to identify ways to reduce air pollution

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB2447

Provides information to residents potentially impacted by pollution in their language

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

AB3081

Protects employees from being fired for being a victim of harassment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

AB3131

Requires law enforcement to notify the public when acquiring military equipment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB1300

Strengthens employer obligations to prevent workplace harassment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

SB298

Protects seasonal workers’ savings from debt collectors

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

SB439

Prevents children under 12 years old from being tried in juvenile court

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • gun-violence-prevention
  • racial-justice

AB748

Mandates that law enforcement publicly provide recordings of lethal force incidents

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1393

Restores the court’s ability to decrease sentence enhancements for prior convictions

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1421

Provides public access to records regarding police misconduct

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

SB244

Protects personal data from being used to deport Californians

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

SB460

Reinstates net neutrality in California

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB7

Outlaws open carry in more public spaces

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB7

Outlaws open carry in more public spaces

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB42

Allows for more discretion in setting bail amounts

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB90

Improves the CalGang database and protects individuals

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB90

Improves the CalGang database and protects individuals

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB127

Mandates the closure of Aliso Canyon gas facility

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

AB186

Provides safe, government-run injection sites to prevent overdose and disease

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection

AB378

Sets new pollution limits for cap and trade recipients

Oppose
committee_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection

AB421

Requires those responsible for toxic emissions pay for cleanup

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • housing

AB423

Helps protect low-income Californians from eviction

No Vote
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB424

Makes school zones truly gun free

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB424

Makes school zones truly gun free

Oppose
committee_votes 2017
  • environmental-justice

AB523

Provides funds to cities most affected by pollution

No Vote
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-justice

AB523

Provides funds to cities most affected by pollution

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

AB859

Helps provide justice for abused senior citizens

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

AB859

Helps provide justice for abused senior citizens

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection
  • housing

AB890

Mandates all new developments undergo environmental review

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection
  • housing

AB890

Mandates all new developments undergo environmental review

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • workers-rights

AB1008

Helps the formerly incarcerated gain employment

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • workers-rights

AB1008

Helps the formerly incarcerated gain employment

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

AB1308

Provides consideration of release for more young adults

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB1505

Requires new housing to have more affordable units

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB1505

Requires new housing to have more affordable units

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • workers-rights

AB1565

Provides overtime pay to more workers

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • health

AB1578

Protects legal cannabis users from federal agents

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection

AB1668

Better prepares cities and towns for drought

No Vote
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

AJR24

Rejects concealed carry permits from out-of-state holders

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection

SB33

Gives consumers rights to go to court when fraud is committed

Oppose
committee_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection

SB49

Revives federal environmental protections by enacting them as California law

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection

SB49

Revives federal environmental protections by enacting them as California law

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB180

Reforms War on Drugs-era sentence enhancements

Oppose
committee_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • health

SB258

Requires the disclosure of ingredients in cleaning products

No Vote
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

SB298

Protects seasonal workers’ savings from debt collectors

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • workers-rights

SB306

Allows workers to return to work during the labor claim process

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB345

Mandates that police publicly publish their policies

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB394

Eliminates life without parole sentences for minors

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB395

Allows minors to consult lawyers during all interrogations

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

SB464

Enhances security measures to fight gun theft

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

SB536

Provides gun violence researchers with more accurate data

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB620

Gives more options to judges in sentencings

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB620

Gives more options to judges in sentencings

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB687

Safeguards against the closing of local hospitals

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB687

Safeguards against the closing of local hospitals

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • environmental-protection
  • health

SB774

Increases accountability of Department of Toxic Substances

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SCR48

Allows for sentence delivery to be proportionate to the crime

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

AB186

Provides safe, government-run injection sites to prevent overdose and disease

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

SB298

Protects seasonal workers’ savings from debt collectors

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB439

Prevents children under 12 years old from being tried in juvenile court

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

AB 67

Grants fair pay for workers on Thanksgiving

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

AB 67

Grants fair pay for workers on Thanksgiving

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB 197

Forms committee to reduce local carbon emissions

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • environmental-protection

AB 708

Mandates disclosure of ingredients in household cleaning products

No Vote
floor_votes 2016
  • education

AB 709

Requires more accountability from charter schools

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • workers-rights

AB 1066

Ensures fair overtime pay for farm workers

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • racial-justice
  • workers-rights

AB 1676

Mandates equal pay for women and all races and ethnicities

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • racial-justice
  • workers-rights

AB 1676

Mandates equal pay for women and all races and ethnicities

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB 2298

Allows adults to change their status in gang databases

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB 2298

Allows adults to change their status in gang databases

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice
  • voting-rights

AB 2466

Gives voting rights to low-level felons

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

AB 2667

Bans forced arbitration on consumer & employee contracts

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-justice

AB 2748

Helps those affected by environmental disasters

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • workers-rights

AB 2757

Ensures fair overtime pay for farm workers

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • workers-rights

AB 2757

Ensures fair overtime pay for farm workers

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • immigration
  • racial-justice

AB 2792

Protects immigrants from immigration officials

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • immigration
  • racial-justice

AB 2792

Protects immigrants from immigration officials

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • housing

AB 2819

Helps dependable renters avoid inaccurate eviction lists

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • workers-rights

AB 2895

Requires employers to have injury prevention programs

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • health
  • immigration

SB 10

Increases health insurance options for undocumented immigrants

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-protection

SB 32

Sets climate pollution reduction target for 2030

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • housing

SB 308

Allows debtors to become self-sufficient after bankruptcy

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • education

SB 322

Prevents discrimination in charter schools

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB 654

Increases length of parental leave

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 759

Allows early release for prisoners in solitary confinement

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 759

Allows early release for prisoners in solitary confinement

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 966

Removes additional jail time for prior drug convictions

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-justice

SB 1000

Demands a focus on environmental issues in poor areas

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • voting-rights

SB 1107

Allows new options for election campaign funding

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 1129

Eliminates criminal sentences for prostituted minors

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • environmental-justice

SB 1263

Strengthens regulations to increase clean water access

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 1322

Decriminalizes prostitution for minors

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

SB 443

Ensures due process before law enforcement seizes personal property

Oppose
floor_votes 2015
  • environmental-justice

AB 356

Protects groundwater around oil projects

No Vote
floor_votes 2015

AB 953

The Racial & Identity Profiling Act of 2015

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

SB 641

Requires consumer protections against unfair debt collection

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

SB 7

Improves water conservation

Oppose
floor_votes 2015
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

AB 67

Fair pay for workers on Thanksgiving

No Vote
floor_votes 2015

SB 260

Improves Medi-Cal protections for enrollees in county plans

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

SB 308

Allows debtors to become self-sufficient after bankruptcy

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

AB 533

Protects from unexpected charges for out-of-network doctors

Support
floor_votes 2015
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

AB 67

Fair pay for workers on Thanksgiving

N/A
floor_votes 2015

SB 308

Allows debtors to become self-sufficient after bankruptcy

N/A
floor_votes 2015

SB 443

Ensures due process before law enforcement seizes personal property

N/A
floor_votes 2015

SB 641

Requires consumer protections against unfair debt collection

N/A
floor_votes 2015

AB 359

Job security for grocery workers

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

AB 465

Protects workers from being forced to give up their rights

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

AB 1017

Helps secure equal pay for women

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

AB 1352

Prevents deportation of immigrants for minor drug offenses

No Vote
floor_votes 2015

SB 32

Sets climate pollution reduction target for 2030

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

SB 347

Expands list of persons prohibited from purchasing firearms

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

SB 406

Expands Paid Family Leave Program

Oppose

Corporate Money

Type Amount
Real Estate $168,250
Oil & Gas $119,550
Cops $115,300

Score Card Grades from Partners

Partner Score
ACLU
35
CA Environmental Justice Alliance
10
CA Federation of Teachers
50
CA League of Conservation Voters
2
Disability Rights CA
27
Equality CA
25
Health Access
42
Planned Parenthood
0
Sierra Club
13
United Domestic Workers
30
United Food & Commercial Workers Western States Council
0

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