Equality California
2009 Legislation

LGBT Prisoner Safety Act

Bill Number: AB 382

This bill would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the current list of factors that should be considered in order to safely classify and house prisoners.

Status: Introduced February 23, 2009, passed the Assembly Public Safety Committee with a unanimous 7-0 vote, passed the full Assembly with bipartisan support. Passed Senate Public Safety Committee. Passed Senate on September 3, 2009 by a 23-14 vote. Vetoed by Governor Schwarzenegger.    



Author: Assemblymember Tom Ammiano






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