Politician Info
A+ Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D - CA)

One of five Assembly leaders on legal cannabis legislation. Cal NORML 2017 legislator of the year award. Sponsored parental rights bill and co-sponsored Employment Rights legislation in 2022. 

Holds office State Assembly District 59

Position on Marijuana Legalization

Supported Prop 64

Sponsored Legislation

Sponsored AB 1578 to declare CA a cannabis sanctuary state (passed Assembly only);

Sponsored AB 2513, to abolish mandatory narcotics offense registry for persons convicted of drug crimes, including certain cannabis offenses (held back in Senate).

Co-sponsored Legislation

Along with Asm. Bonta, Woods, Cooley and Lackey co-authored Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, establishing legally licensed medical cannabis industry in California.  

Votes
AB 2188 (Quirk - 2022) - employment rights to use cannabis off-the-job
YES
SB 1186 (Wiener - 2022) - require local governments to permit medical cannabis sales or delivery
YES
SB 1326 (Caballero - 2022) - interstate commerce agreements
YES
AB 2595 (Jones-Sawyer - 2022) - child protection allowance for cannabis
YES
AB 1793 (Bonta) - automatically resentence past marijuana convictions
Yes
AB 2020 (Quirk) - broaden sites for cannabis events
Yes
AB 2215 (Kalra) - allow veterinarians to discuss cannabis for pets
Yes
SB 829 (Weiner) - protect compassion programs for indigent patients
Yes
SB 1127 (Hill) - allow students to receive cannabis medicines at school
Yes
AJR 27 (Low) - ask the DOJ to allow cannabusinesses in California
Yes
Contact Reggie Jones-Sawyer

Email: reginald.jones-sawyer@asm.ca.gov

Web: https://a59.asmdc.org/

Phone: 916-319-2059

Address

State Capitol Post Office Box 942849

Sacramento, CA 94249-0059

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