Resolutions


Standing Up Against Sexual Harassment

Standing Up Against Sexual Harassment WHEREAS, the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley strongly supports the rights of all ...
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RESOLUTION FOR RETURN OF CHILDREN SEPARATED AT THE SOUTHWEST BORDER TO THEIR PARENTS

RESOLUTION FOR RETURN OF CHILDREN SEPARATED AT THE SOUTHWEST BORDER TO THEIR PARENTS WHEREAS more than two months have passed ...
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RESOLUTION TO END PAID SIGNATURE GATHERING

RESOLUTION TO END PAID SIGNATURE GATHERING FOR BALLOT PROPOSITIONS WHEREAS, the ballot proposition process was enacted at a time when ...
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Resolution Opposing Glendale Rent Mediation

Resolution Opposing Glendale Rent Mediation WHEREAS increasing rents and stagnant area median income have created a growing affordability gap for ...
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Prioritizing Gun Violence Prevention

Prioritizing Gun Violence Prevention WHEREAS, there is an epidemic of daily gun violence in the United States unparalleled in any ...
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Glendale Rent Control Resolution

Glendale Rent Control Resolution WHEREAS there is a shortage of affordable, long-term housing in the City of Glendale that is ...
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Diplomatic Relations with Saudi Arabia Resolution

Diplomatic Relations with Saudi Arabia Resolution WHEREAS the government of Saudi Arabia has been strongly implicated in the torture and ...
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Opposing Phasing Out Social Security

Passed 01/03/2005 WHEREAS Social Security is the most successful domestic program in American history, having provided a guaranteed retirement safety ...
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Supporting California’s Impact on Democratic Presidential Nomination Process

Passed 06/06/2005 WHEREAS California’s impact in determining the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party for the last several elections has ...
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Supporting Equal Civil Marriage Rights

Passed 08/29/2005 WHEREAS gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens establish households, raise children, and form long term relationships that provide ...
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Clean Money System For Statewide and Legislative Campaigns

Passed 08/29/2005 WHEREAS the amount of money needed in order to run for public office and to compete against big-monied ...
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Protect the Integrity of Voting Procedures

Passed 08/29/2005 Whereas Chapter 4, Article 5, Section 15360 of the California Elections Code requires the ability for a hand ...
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Domestic Surveillance in Violation of the Constitution

Passed 01/31/2006 Whereas, The New York Times has reported that over the last three years, George W. Bush has directed ...
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Iraq Resolution of 2006

03/06/2006 WHEREAS the California Democratic Party, at its April 2005 Convention, passed Resolution #LA05.45A, regarding Iraq, which calls for “termination ...
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Democratic Unity in the 2006 Elections

Passed 04/03/2006 WHEREAS, there is great public dissatisfaction with four years of Republican rule, brought on by the DeLay and ...
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Calling For the Resignation of President Bush

Passed 06/26/2006 WHEREAS it is the President’s first Constitutional duty to act as the Commander in Chief of the Army ...
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Supporting Independent Redistricting

Passed 08/07/2006 WHEREAS California’s current process for redrawing legislative district boundaries represents a clear conflict of interest, as evidenced by ...
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Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in All Areas of Democratic Party Life Affiliated wth DPSFV

Passed 08/28/2006 WHEREAS persons with disabilities pay taxes, vote, raise families, and seek to work for the betterment of society ...
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Supporting Humane Immigration Policies

Passed 11/06/2006 WHEREAS the United States of America is a land of immigrants that has, despite a history of frequent ...
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Iraq Resolution of 2007

Passed 12/05/2007 WHEREAS the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley, on 6 March 2006, resolved “that the U.S. acknowledge ...
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Support of a Moratorium on Condominium Conversion and Housing Demolition

Passed 08/28/2008 WHEREAS, The City of Los Angeles faces one of the most severe affordable housing shortages in the nation, ...
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Supporting a Public Option in Healthcare Reform

Passed 7/9/2009 WHEREAS President Obama's call for Congress to pass a healthcare reform package represents the best chance of improving ...
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Offshore Oil Production

Passed 6/29/2010 WHEREAS the British Petroleum oil leak disaster has focused the world’s attention on the unreliable safety standards of ...
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Political Advertising Disclosure Resolution

Passed 4/4/2011 WHEREAS the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision has unleashed hundreds of millions of dollars of anonymous corporate spending ...
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Calling for the Conversion of All Death Sentences in California to Life Without the Possibility of Parole

Passed 4/4/2011 WHEREAS, California currently has the largest and most expensive death row in the United States -- with over ...
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Opposing Further Increases in Traffic and Parking Fines

Passed 4/4/2011 Whereas, The California Legislature, unable to agree on a measure to close our state’s budget shortfall, has raised ...
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Opposing Phase-Out of Medicare

Passed 5/2/2011 WHEREAS since 1965, Medicare has provided secure and guaranteed health coverage to America’s senior citizens, serving the moral ...
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Protect Public Libraries

Passed 5/3/2011 Whereas, public libraries are vital for a free and open democracy, an educated, literate and informed citizenry, and ...
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Supporting Gender Neutral Restrooms on California Community College Campuses

Passed 5/3/2011 Whereas there is a higher potential for transgender, gender variant and gender non-conforming individuals to be victims of ...
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Resolution to Oppose Weakening Social Security

Passed 6/6/2011 WHEREAS Social Security is the most successful domestic program in American history, having provided a guaranteed retirement safety ...
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Citizens United v. FEC

Passed 12/6/2011 WHEREAS the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission rolled back legal ...
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Opposing Rollback of Public Employees’ Collective Bargaining Rights

Passed 4/2/2012 WHEREAS Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, after signing $117 million in corporate tax breaks, has wrongfully blamed public ...
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DPSFV RESOLUTION CONCERNING BUSINESSES IN “RIGHT-TO-WORK” STATES SEEKING LOCAL AND STATE CONTRACTS

Passed 5/7/2012 WHEREAS twenty-three states have adopted "Right-to-work" laws, making it impossible for workers to organize labor unions by majority ...
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Value-Added Scores in Teacher Evaluations

Passed 5/8/2012 WHEREAS in an otherwise laudable effort to improve students' educational outcomes, many school districts are looking for easy ...
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Resolution Supporting Ending Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthiest Americans

Passed 12/4/2012 WHEREAS in 2001 Congress passed a broad package of tax cuts supported by President Bush that included steep ...
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Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies

Passed 4/1/2013 WHEREAS, the scientific consensus worldwide is that any warming above a 2°C (3.6°F) rise would be unsafe; and ...
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Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)

Passed 4/1/2013 WHEREAS, hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking”, is a technique that drills vertically and often horizontally deep ...
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Don’t Restart San Onofre

Passed 5/6/2013 WHEREAS: the San Onofre Nuclear plant (SONGS) experienced an emergency shutdown and radioactive steam release January 31, 2012 ...
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A Fair Minimum Wage

Passed 6/3/2013 Whereas, poverty is a serious problem that has become worse during the current depression; jobs and wages are ...
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Restore Federal Funding for the National Institutes of Health

Passed 8/3/2013 WHEREAS, the Founding Fathers expressed the desire in the Constitution to “provide for the general welfare” and to ...
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The Underfunded State Judicial System

Passed 8/26/2013 WHEREAS, the equal right to liberty and justice under the law is a key principle to our democracy, ...
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Santa Susana Field Laboratory Cleanup

Passed 2/3/2014 WHEREAS, a partial nuclear meltdown in 1959, chemicals utilized in rocket testing, and numerous other accidents, spills, and ...
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Reducing Abuse of the Recall Process

Passed 5/5/2014 WHEREAS, recall elections require a two-step process with one vote on whether to replace the incumbent and one ...
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Opposing the Confirmation of Michael Boggs

Passed 6/2/2014 WHEREAS, in exchange for moving forward other judicial nominations, the President has nominated for the U.S. District Court ...
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List of Priority Legislation for June 2014

Passed 6/2/2014 The Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley has recommended the following positions on legislation: Support LA City ...
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A Living Wage for Los Angeles Hotel Workers

Passed 9/8/2014 WHEREAS, a living wage is necessary for working families to live quality and healthy lives in the City ...
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Recount Process

Passed 10/6/2014 WHEREAS, recent events have shown that the California recount process is flawed because it does not assure that ...
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Priority Legislation for November 2014

Passed 11/3/2014 The Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley has recommended the following positions on legislation: Support LA City ...
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Opposing Fracking and Oil Drilling in Porter Ranch

Passed 11/3/2014 WHEREAS, Termo Co. is asking to drill 12 new oil wells in the Aliso Canyon area of Porter ...
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Expansion of Drought State of Emergency to Include Fracking Ban

Passed 4/6/2015 WHEREAS, California is suffering from a drought of epic proportions that may last for decades with no guarantee ...
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Reduce the Likelihood of the Conviction of the Innocent and Provide Relief from Such Convictions

Passed 4/6/2015  WHEREAS, the following reports and studies establish that there have been a substantial number of innocent persons convicted ...
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Chiquita Canyon Landfill

Passed 4/6/2015 Whereas, the Chiquita Canyon Landfill is operated for profit by Waste Connections, Inc., located in Los Angeles County ...
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