SB 600: Biomonitoring for hazardous chemicals in humans

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Senate 21-14 (9/8/05)
Passed Assembly 43-35 (9/8/05)
Vetoed by the Governor

Biomonitoring—the practice of voluntarily testing human blood, urine, and breast milk for the presence of synthetic chemicals—gives scientists and doctors more complete and accurate information about chemical exposures and helps determine whether the chemical exposures contribute to illnesses such as breast cancer. SB 600 (Ortiz) would have established a state biomonitoring program to detect the presence of environmental toxins in humans

Senator Party Vote
Sam Aanestad R
Bad
Bad
Dick Ackerman R
Bad
Bad
Richard Alarcón D
Not Voting
Not Voting
Elaine Alquist D
Good
Good
Roy Ashburn R
Bad
Bad
Jim Battin R
Bad
Bad
Debra Bowen D
Not Voting
Not Voting
John Campbell R
Bad
Bad
Gil Cedillo D
Good
Good
Wesley Chesbro D
Good
Good
Wesley Chesbro D
Good
Good
Dave Cox R
Bad
Bad
Jeff Denham R
Bad
Bad
Denise Ducheny D
Good
Good
Joe Dunn D
Good
Good
Bob Dutton R
Bad
Bad
Martha Escutia D
Good
Good
Liz Figueroa D
Good
Good
Dean Florez D
Good
Good
Dennis Hollingsworth R
Bad
Bad
Christine Kehoe D
Good
Good
Sheila Kuehl D
Good
Good
Alan Lowenthal D
Good
Good
Michael Machado D
Good
Good
Abel Maldonado R
Not Voting
Not Voting
Bob Margett R
Bad
Bad
Tom McClintock R
Bad
Bad
Carole Migden D
Good
Good
Bill Morrow R
Bad
Bad
Kevin Murray D
Not Voting
Not Voting
Deborah Ortiz D
Good
Good
Don Perata D
Good
Good
Chuck Poochigian R
Bad
Bad
Gloria Romero D
Good
Good
George Runner R
Bad
Bad
Jack Scott D
Good
Good
Joe Simitian D
Good
Good
Nell Soto D
Good
Good
Jackie Speier D
Good
Good
Tom Torlakson D
Good
Good
Edward Vincent D
Excused
Excused
Assemblymember Party Vote
Greg Aghazarian R
Bad
Bad
Juan Arambula I
Good
Good
Joe Baca, Jr. D
Good
Good
Karen Bass D
Good
Good
John Benoit R
Bad
Bad
Patty Berg D
Good
Good
Rudy Bermúdez D
Good
Good
Sam Blakeslee R
Bad
Bad
Russ Bogh R
Bad
Bad
Ron Calderon D
Good
Good
Joe Canciamilla D
Good
Good
Wilma Chan D
Good
Good
Wilma Chan D
Good
Good
Ed Chavez D
Good
Good
Judy Chu D
Good
Good
Dave Cogdill R
Bad
Bad
Rebecca Cohn D
Bad
Bad
Joe Coto D
Good
Good
Lynn Daucher R
Bad
Bad
Hector De La Torre D
Good
Good
Chuck DeVore R
Bad
Bad
Mervyn Dymally D
Good
Good
Bill Emmerson R
Bad
Bad
Noreen Evans D
Good
Good
Dario Frommer D
Good
Good
Bonnie Garcia R
Bad
Bad
Jackie Goldberg D
Good
Good
Mike Gordon D
Excused
Excused
Loni Hancock D
Good
Good
Tom Harman R
Bad
Bad
Ray Haynes R
Bad
Bad
Jerome Horton D
Good
Good
Shirley Horton R
Bad
Bad
Guy Houston R
Bad
Bad
Bob Huff R
Bad
Bad
Dave Jones D
Good
Good
Betty Karnette D
Good
Good
Rick Keene R
Bad
Bad
Johan Klehs D
Good
Good
Paul Koretz D
Good
Good
Jay La Suer R
Bad
Bad
John Laird D
Good
Good
Doug LaMalfa R
Bad
Bad
Mark Leno D
Good
Good
Tim Leslie R
Bad
Bad
Lloyd Levine D
Good
Good
Sally Lieber D
Good
Good
Carol Liu D
Good
Good
Barbara Matthews D
Bad
Bad
Bill Maze R
Bad
Bad
Kevin McCarthy R
Bad
Bad
Cindy Montañez D
Good
Good
Dennis Mountjoy R
Bad
Bad
Gene Mullin D
Good
Good
Alan Nakanishi R
Bad
Bad
Joe Nation D
Good
Good
Pedro Nava D
Good
Good
Gloria Negrete McLeod D
Good
Good
Roger Niello R
Bad
Bad
Fabian Núñez D
Good
Good
Jenny Oropeza D
Good
Good
Nicole Parra D
Good
Good
Fran Pavley D
Good
Good
George Plescia R
Bad
Bad
Keith Richman R
Bad
Bad
Mark Ridley-Thomas D
Good
Good
George Runner R
Bad
Bad
Ira Ruskin D
Good
Good
Lori Saldaña D
Good
Good
Simón Salinas D
Good
Good
Todd Spitzer R
Bad
Bad
Audra Strickland R
Bad
Bad
Alberto Torrico D
Good
Good
Van Tran R
Bad
Bad
Tom Umberg D
Good
Good
Juan Vargas D
Bad
Bad
Mike Villines R
Bad
Bad
Mimi Walters R
Bad
Bad
Lois Wolk D
Bad
Bad
Mark Wyland R
Bad
Bad
Leland Yee D
Good
Good
 
 
 

Take Action »

Be an environmental champion: take action to protect our air, water, and health.

Know Your Legislators »

Who represents you in the Assembly & State Senate? Find out how they voted on key environmental proposals.

Stay Connected »

Keep up with the latest from CLCV: environmental news, urgent action alerts, and more.

Donate »

Your support for CLCV helps maintain California's standing as the nation's environmental leader.

2016 California Environmental Scorecard

New for the 2016 legislative session: The 43rd annual California Environmental Scorecard rates elected officials on 2016, another successful year for the environment in spite of heavy opposition from polluting industry.

Find out how your legislators did in 2016 in CLCV's California Environmental Scorecard.