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California State Senator Scott Wiener’s Pet Act, Ending Harmful and Unnecessary Chemical Testing On Dogs and Cats, Passes Senate

June 5, 2021 - SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) legislation, Senate Bill 252, also known as the PET (Prohibiting Extraneous Testing) Act, passed. the full Senate by a vote of 30-1. The PET Act ends the suffering of cats and dogs by prohibiting these household pets from being used in toxicity tests for products such as pesticides, food and color additives, and drugs. This bill exempts the testing of pet medications and pet products and testing for biomedical research and vaccines. Additionally, SB 252 does not impact testing required by federal statutes or testing that is necessary for medical research in the state.
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Senator Scott Wiener (D) Introduces Bill That Would Further Increase Energy Costs for Californians

California Senator Wiener has taken Governor Newsom’s recent Executive order to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles and hydraulic fracturing one step further with his introduction of SB 467 to obliterate the California economy. The bill is so broad and ambiguous that the results of its passage would lead to a total production ban in California and increase energy costs upon those that can least afford it.
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California State Senator Scott Wiener’s Legislation to Decriminalize Possession and Personal Use of Psychedelics Passes Senate Health Committee

April 16, 2021 - SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) legislation, Senate Bill 519, which decriminalizes the possession and personal use of certain psychedelic drugs, passed the Senate Health Committee by a vote of 6-1. It will. now head to the Senate Appropriations Committee. Research from top medical universities...
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Scott Wiener Is California's 'YIMBY' State Senator

In November, voters in San Francisco reelected California Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat, over his opponent, democratic socialist Jackie Fielder. Wiener is a YIMBY, which stands for "yes in my backyard." Unlike Fielder and many other powerful California Democrats, he believes that making it easier for private actors to build more housing in the state's densest and most expensive cities is key to relieving California's housing shortage.
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California State Senator Scott Wiener’s PET Act, Ending Harmful and Unnecessary Chemical Testing on Dogs and Cats, Passes Senate Judiciary Committee

April 8, 2021 - SACRAMENTO - Senator S. cott Wiener (D-San Francisco)’s legislation, Senate Bill 252, also known as the PET (Prohibiting Extraneous Testing) Act,. passed the Senate Judiciary Committee by a vote of 7-1. The PET Act ends the suffering of cats and dogs by prohibiting these household pets from being used in toxicity tests for products such as pesticides, food and color additives, and drugs. This bill exempts the testing of pet medications and pet products and testing for biomedical research. Additionally, SB 252 does not impact testing required by federal statutes or testing that is necessary for medical research in the state.
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California State Senator Scott Wiener Announces in Historic First, Legislation to Decriminalize Possession and Personal Use of Psychedelics Passes Senate Public Safety Committee

April 7, 2021 - SACRAMENTO - Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) legislation, Senate Bill 519, which decriminalizes the possession and personal use of certain psychedelic drugs, passed the Senate Public Safety Committee by a vote of 4-1. Research from top medical universities shows that these substances can have significant benefits,...
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Calif. state Sen. Scott Wiener shares his favorite SF T-shirt

Longtime residents of San Francisco end up collecting a wide variety of different items, from concert ticket stubs to street sweeping parking tickets. But even if you don’t have a car or have a shoebox full of live music mementos, odds are over the years you’ve collected at least a few S.F.-related T-shirts.
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Scott Wiener Introduces Bill to Legalize Psychedelics Statewide

Just think, everybody: In the next year we might see both to-go cocktails and psychedelic drugs legalized in California, which both point to some major post-pandemic party times. On Thursday in the California Senate, Senator Scott Wiener introduced Bill 519, which would decriminalize the use and possession of psilocybin —...
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Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, introduces bill that would decriminalize psychedelics

State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, on Thursday unveiled a bill to decriminalize the use and possession of some psychedelic drugs. Senate Bill 519, would legalize psilocybin — the key ingredient in magic mushrooms — psilocyn, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), ketamine, dimethyltryptamine (DMT), ibogaine and mescaline with the exception of peyote.
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Scott Wiener introduces bill to ban California fracking by 2027

State Sen. Scott Wiener wants to ban fracking in California over the next several years and require that oil and gas wells be kept away from homes and other public places. Scott Wiener introduces bill to ban California fracking by 2027. Wiener, D-San Francisco, and state Sen. Monique Limon, D-Santa...
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State Senator Scott Wiener Introduces the Bar and Restaurant Recovery Act to Help Small Businesses Recover from COVID-19 Pandemic

SB 314 creates more flexibility for California’s battered bars, restaurants, and music venues and makes permanent key pandemic emergency regulation. February 8, 2021 - SACRAMENTO - Last week, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced Senate Bill 314, the Bar and Restaurant Recovery Act. SB 314 will help. California’s restaurants, bars,...
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Scott Wiener Introduces Bill Easing Liquor Laws Around Parklets, Shared Spaces (But Not To-Go Cocktails)

One of the few benefits of living through this pandemic has been the livening of SF's street life into something more European — if at least for a few months last summer and fall while outdoor dining was permitted and parklets and dining set-ups sprang up along curbs and in alleys all over town. A new bill introduced in Sacramento Friday by state Senator Scott Wiener aims to help all of that continue on a more permanent basis — but, sadly, it doesn't include the ongoing legalization of to-go and delivery cocktails, so we won't be turning into New Orleans just yet.
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State Senator Scott Wiener Introduces SB 271 to Allow for More Diverse and Democratic Sheriff Elections – The Act Will Restore California’s Long-Standing Eligibility Requirements for Sheriff Candidates, Allowing All Registered Voters To Run For Sheriff

February 4, 2021 - SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) has introduced SB 271, the Sheriff Democracy and Diversity Act, to allow all registered voters to run for Sheriff. — reverting back to the eligibility requirements in place from 1850 until 1989. Currently, only law enforcement officers — people...
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Q&A: Senator Scott Wiener on the “unacceptable” vaccine rollout and the overdose epidemic

Senator Scott Wiener represents California’s 11th district, which includes all of San Francisco, Broadmoor, Colma, and Daly City. He is the Chair of the Senate Housing Committee and is a new member of the Senate Committee on Health. Although he is a new member to the health committee he is no stranger to health policy. In this Q&A, Sen. Wiener discusses his health policy priorities, the overdose epidemic in California and the vaccine rollout in the state.