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Support for California Senate Bills 341 and 1264

California’s anti-SLAPP statute was enacted in 1992 by passage of Senate Bill 1264 (codified at California Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16). A predecessor of SB 1264, Senate Bill 341, was vetoed by Governor Pete Wilson.

Groups That Supported the Anti-SLAPP Provisions of SB 341 and/or SB 1264

American Civil Liberties Union
American Lung Association of California
Bar Association of San Francisco
California Association of Nonprofits
California Association of Professional Liability Insurers
California Association of Zoos and Aquariums
California Common Cause
California First Amendment Coalition
California League of United Latin American Citizens
California Legislative Council for Older Americans
California Newspaper Publishers Association
California School Employees Association
California Thoracic Society
Center for Law in the Public Interest
City and County of San Francisco
City of Los Angeles
City of Napa
City of San Diego
City of San Mateo
Complete Equity Markets, Inc.
Concerned Citizens for Environmental Health
Consumers Union
County of Los Angeles
Friends of the River
Golden State Mobilhome Owners League
Greenlining Coalition
Planning and Conservation League
Public Advocates
Queen’s Bench
Sierra Club, Ventana Chapter
Women Lawyers of Alameda County

Newspapers That Published Editorials in Support of the
Anti-SLAPP Provisions of SB 341 and/or SB 1264

Bakersfield Californian
Contra Costa Times
Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Escondido Times Advocate News
Fremont Argus
Hayward Daily Review
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Los Angeles Times
North County Blade-Citizen
Oakland Tribune
Pasadena Star-News
Redding Record Searchlight
Sacramento Bee
San Diego Union
San Jose Mercury News
San Francisco Bay Guardian
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Recorder (Commentary)
San Mateo Times
Santa Barbara News-Press
Valley Times (Livermore)
Ventura Star Free Press

Groups That Supported SB 341 and/or SB 1264 for Reasons Other Than the Anti-SLAPP Provisions

(Both SB 341 and SB 1264 included provisions protecting volunteer officers and directors of nonprofit organizations.)

American Heart Association — California & Greater Los Angeles Affliates
American Red Cross
Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
Arco Training Center (U.S. Olympic Training Cernter)
Association of California State Attorneys and Administrative Law Judges
Association of California Water Agencies
Association of Christian Schools International
Association of Municipal Court Clerks of California
Brea Chamber of Commerce
California Association of Catholic Hospitals
California Association of Highway Patrolmen
California Association of Homes for the Aging
California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
California Association of Professional Scientists
California Athletic Trainers Association
California Chamber of Commerce
California Child, Youth, and Family Coalition
California Correctional Peace Officers Association
California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies California Dental Hygienists Association
California Department of Forestry Employees Association
California Federation for Animal Legislation
California Federation of Association Executives
California Medical Association
California Nurses Association
California Optometric Association
California Probation, Parole & Correctional Association
California Society for Clinical Social Work
California Society for Respiratory Care
Coronado Chamber of Commerce
County of Napa
Escondido Chamber of Commerce
Family Service Council of California
Fullerton Chamber of Commerce
Greatere Riverside Chambers of Commerce
Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce
Industrial League of Orange County
Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California
League of California Cities
Loma Linda Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation — Northern California Chapter
Milpitas Chamber of Commerce
Newport Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce
Oakland Chamber of Commerce
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Orange County Employees Association
Peace Officers Research Association of California
Pomona Chamber of Commerce
Professional Engineers in California Government
Redlands Chamber of Commerce
Retired Public Employees Association
Sacramento Area Easter Seal Society
Salinas Area Chamber of Commerce
San Bernardino County Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
San Diego County Marshals Association
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
San Jose Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
San Ramon Chamber of Commerce
South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce
Southern California Edison Company
Southern California Marine Association
United Cerebral Palsy Association of California
United Way of California
University of California
Volunteers for Israel
Woodland Chamber of Commerce
Woodland Hills Chamber of Commerce
Youth Connection

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