Legislative Policies

This bulletin is intended to provide our member LAFCos with information on the implementation of SB 239. It is a result of CALAFCO’s meeting with a number of representatives from the Sponsor of the bill along with union representatives from CalFIRE Local 2881 and the CA Fire Chief’s Association. Authored by Senator Hertzberg and sponsored by the California Professional Firefighters, the bill was signed into law by Governor Brown on October 10, 2015, and takes effect January 1, 2016.