Gavin Newsom (D). There is no change to Californiaâs laws punishing sex with minors under 14 or sex between an adult and a minor 10 or more years younger. An act to amend Section 311.11 of, and to repeal and add Section 288.2 of, the Penal Code, relating to sex offenders. This law âexempts from mandatory registration under the act a â¦ On Saturday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill SB-145 into law. SB 145 â¦ Democratic California state Sen. Scott Weiner, a gay politician who represents San Francisco, first introduced SB 145 in January 2019. Under the bill, which has not been signed into law by Gov. CHAPTER 777. The bill was authored by â¦ SACRAMENTO (KUSI) â A California bill that would lower penalties for sexual relations with minors is heading to Governor Newsomâs desk. The California Legislature passed Senate Bill 145 (SB 145) on August 31, a law that exempts some people convicted of certain sexual offenses with minors from having to register as sex offenders.. LGBT activists and their allies argued that current California sex offender registration laws discriminate against LGBT young people and should be changed. California senate bill 145 purportedly seeks to amend that law in an effort âto end blatant discrimination against LGBT young people regarding Californiaâs sex offender registry.â The issue in question concerns how the law views different types of sex crimes involving minors. "Senate Bill 145 is an anti-discr The bill, SB-145, was introduced in January 2019, but it got little attention until it passed the state Senate on Aug. 31. California state senator Scott Weiner authored bill SB 145, passed this Monday, August 31st, 2020. SB 145 was co-sponsored by the Los Angeles County District Attorneyâs Office, and Equality California. Senate Bill No. According to State Sen. Scott Wiener, who authored the bill, the current law discriminates against the LGBT community. 145. California's controversial Senate Bill 145, which would reduce penalties for sexual relations with minors, passed both legislative houses last week and now sits on the desk of Gov. The bill's author, State Senator Scott Wiener, said the controversy over SB 145 was based on people's misunderstanding of the changes and some lies about it. The bill has more than a few people concerned because of the protection it provides to pedophiles.