Pat Bates

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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
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.

No Vote
floor_votes 2020
  • workers-rights

SB1383

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

No Vote
committee_votes 2020
  • consumer-protection

AB326

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

Oppose
committee_votes 2020
  • consumer-protection

AB326

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

Oppose
committee_votes 2020
  • health
  • workers-rights

AB890

Allows nurse practitioners in California to work without physician supervision.

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.

Oppose
floor_votes 2020
  • criminal-justice
  • lgbtq-rights

SB145

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

SB343

Removes the Kaiser Permanente loophole in state financial disclosure laws

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • health
  • workers-rights

SB227

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

SB336

Requires automated transit vehicles to maintain a trained employee on board

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB142

Requires employers to provide lactation rooms and reasonable break time for lactation needs

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

SB307

Overrides federal order to waive state level environmental review of Cadiz Water Project

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection
  • housing

SB25

Allows select development projects to skirt environmental review

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB329

Prohibits landlords from rejecting applicants based on Section 8 status

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection
  • housing

SB621

Creates environmental review loopholes and lowers requirements for affordable housing construction

Support
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

SB136

Repeals sentencing enhancements for those with prior offenses

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice
  • lgbtq-rights

SB145

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

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

SB529

Grants tenants right to organize as part of a tenant association

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • health
  • immigration

SB29

Expands Medi-Cal to all residents, regardless of immigration status

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • housing

SB529

Grants tenants right to organize as part of a tenant association

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • environmental-protection

SB551

Mandates development of plans for decommissioning, cleanup and remediation of abandoned wells

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

SB616

Forces debt collectors to leave final $1,724 in a bank account

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • housing

AB1487

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

Oppose
committee_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB378

Guarantees collective bargaining power to early child care providers for state-subsidized families

No Vote
floor_votes 2019
  • education

AB1353

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

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
  • health
  • workers-rights

SB227

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

Oppose
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
  • health

AB731

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • consumer-protection
  • health

AB290

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB965

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

Oppose
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
  • 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
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

AB1215

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • education

AB1507

Grants local districts more leeway in evaluating charter school applications

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB857

Allows local governments to sponsor public banks

Oppose
floor_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

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • criminal-justice

SB136

Repeals sentencing enhancements for those with prior offenses

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • economic-justice

SB268

Offers voters more information on potentially progressive taxation measures

Oppose
floor_votes 2019
  • workers-rights

AB1066

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

Oppose
floor_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
  • consumer-protection

SB460

Reinstates net neutrality in California

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice

SB844

Funds the Water Resources Control Board to ensure public access to clean water

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice

SB845

Funds the Water Resources Control Board to ensure public access to clean water

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • housing

SB818

Protects homeowners from avoidable foreclosures

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
  • health

SB1021

Caps co-pays for prescription drug costs

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
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1392

Repeals California’s one-year sentencing enhancements for prior jail terms

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB1038

Ensures that individuals are accountable for workplace harassment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

SB1121

Protects consumers’ medical data from cybersecurity breaches

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1421

Provides public access to records regarding police misconduct

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • consumer-protection

SB822

Reinstates net neutrality in California

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-protection

SB834

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

No Vote
floor_votes 2018
  • health
  • immigration

SB974

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

SB1186

Requires public debate prior to law enforcement’s acquisition of surveillance technology

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB1300

Strengthens employer obligations to prevent workplace harassment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB1392

Repeals California’s one-year sentencing enhancements for prior jail terms

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • health

AB186

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • health

AB595

Expands government oversight of health plan mergers to protect consumers

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
  • criminal-justice
  • gun-violence-prevention
  • racial-justice

AB748

Mandates that law enforcement publicly provide recordings of lethal force incidents

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB2447

Provides information to residents potentially impacted by pollution in their language

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

AB3131

Requires law enforcement to notify the public when acquiring military equipment

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • immigration

AB638

Requires immigration consultants to be state- or federally-authorized

Oppose
floor_votes 2018
  • criminal-justice

SB439

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

AB7

Outlaws open carry in more public spaces

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

AB186

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

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
committee_votes 2017
  • education

AB1217

Creates a state-run charter school for a billionaire donor

No Vote
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

AB1308

Provides consideration of release for more young adults

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • housing

AB1397

Creates more accurate inventory of land available for housing

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • health

AB1461

Requires meal subscription companies to meet health standards

Oppose
committee_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
  • immigration

SB30

Bars CA from contracting companies that help build border wall

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • environmental-protection

SB49

Revives federal environmental protections by enacting them as California law

Oppose
committee_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • immigration

SB54

Makes California a sanctuary state for immigrants

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • housing

SB166

Requires cities to provide housing sites for all income levels

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB180

Reforms War on Drugs-era sentence enhancements

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health
  • lgbtq-rights

SB239

Eliminates criminalization of those with HIV

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • health

SB258

Requires the disclosure of ingredients in cleaning products

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • economic-justice
  • workers-rights

SB298

Protects seasonal workers’ savings from debt collectors

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB345

Mandates that police publicly publish their policies

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • criminal-justice

SB439

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

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • gun-violence-prevention

SB464

Enhances security measures to fight gun theft

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB538

Reduces health care costs

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB562

Health care for all California residents

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
committee_votes 2017
  • health

SB705

Prohibits food vendors from using styrofoam

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

SB705

Prohibits food vendors from using styrofoam

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • consumer-protection
  • health

SB790

Helps stop Big Pharma from paying off doctors

Oppose
floor_votes 2017
  • health

AB186

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

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
  • environmental-justice
  • environmental-protection

AB 197

Forms committee to reduce local carbon emissions

Oppose
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
  • education
  • workers-rights

AB 1690

Strengthens job security for part-time community college professors

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • education
  • workers-rights

AB 1690

Strengthens job security for part-time community college professors

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

AB 2466

Gives voting rights to low-level felons

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-justice

AB 2748

Helps those affected by environmental disasters

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-justice

AB 2748

Helps those affected by environmental disasters

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • housing

AB 2819

Helps dependable renters avoid inaccurate eviction lists

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • health
  • immigration

SB 10

Increases health insurance options for undocumented immigrants

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • economic-justice
  • education
  • racial-justice

SB 527

Provides grants to help at-risk students and reduce truancy

No Vote
floor_votes 2016
  • gender-equality
  • workers-rights

SB 654

Increases length of parental leave

No Vote
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • economic-justice
  • gender-equality

SB 899

Fights the "pink tax"

No Vote
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 966

Removes additional jail time for prior drug convictions

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 966

Removes additional jail time for prior drug convictions

Oppose
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
  • 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
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB 1150

Protects people from foreclosure after death of a family member

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB 1150

Protects people from foreclosure after death of a family member

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB 1150

Protects people from foreclosure after death of a family member

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • economic-justice
  • housing

SB 1150

Protects people from foreclosure after death of a family member

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • workers-rights

SB 1166

Increases length of parental leave

N/A
floor_votes 2016
  • workers-rights

SB 1166

Increases length of parental leave

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • environmental-justice

SB 1263

Strengthens regulations to increase clean water access

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • consumer-protection
  • environmental-justice

SB 1263

Strengthens regulations to increase clean water access

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-justice

SB 1318

Improves water and wastewater services for poor communities

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • environmental-justice

SB 1318

Improves water and wastewater services for poor communities

Oppose
floor_votes 2016
  • criminal-justice
  • racial-justice

SB 1322

Decriminalizes prostitution for minors

N/A
floor_votes 2015

AB 359

Improves 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

Oppose
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

N/A
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
floor_votes 2015

SB 546

Protects employers and workers from health care cost increases

N/A
floor_votes 2015

SB 546

Protects employers and workers from health care cost increases

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

AB 1351

Allows pre-trial diversion into drug treatment programs

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

SB 3

Increases the minimum wage

Oppose
floor_votes 2015

AB 1351

Allows pre-trial diversion into drug treatment programs

N/A
floor_votes 2015

SB 7

Improves water conservation

Support

Corporate Money

Type Amount
Real Estate $75,800
Oil & Gas $75,400
Cops $35,250

Score Card Grades from Partners

Partner Score
ACLU
4
CA Environmental Justice Alliance
20
CA Federation of Teachers
58
CA League of Conservation Voters
9
Disability Rights CA
25
Equality CA
25
Health Access
47
Planned Parenthood
0
Sierra Club
0
United Domestic Workers
55
United Food & Commercial Workers Western States Council
38

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