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Senator Scott Wiener

Elected in November 2016, Senator Scott Wiener represents District 11 in the California State Senate. District 11 includes all of San Francisco, Broadmoor, Colma, and Daly City, as well as portions of South San Francisco.

In the Senate, Senator Wiener works to make housing more affordable, invest in our transportation systems, increase access to healthcare, support working families, meaningfully address climate change and the impacts...

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Senate Committee Passes Senator Wiener’s Bipartisan Bill to Allow Regulated Use of Psychedelics

April 15, 2024

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee passed Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) bipartisan Senate Bill 1012, which allows adults 21 and older to use certain psychedelic substances in a regulated context, and under the supervision of a licensed and trained facilitator. The bill does not allow the sale, personal possession, or use of psychedelics outside of a supervised context. Senator Wiener’s legislative partner is Assemblymember Marie Waldron (R-Escondido).

Senator Wiener, Attorney General Bonta Announce Legislation Authorizing New Civil Penalties for Flagrant State Housing Law Violations

March 20, 2024

SACRAMENTO — Today Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced new legislation (Senate Bill 1037), sponsored by Attorney General Rob Bonta, to enhance the Attorney General’s ability to seek civil penalties in court against local governments that violate state housing law. Currently, when a court finds a locality in violation of state housing law, monetary penalties can only be imposed 60 days, or in some cases up to a year, after a court has ordered compliance.

Senator Wiener Announces Progress On Housing In San Francisco’s Coastal Zone

March 20, 2024

SACRAMENTO – After several months of productive dialogue with the California Coastal Commission and San Francisco Planning Department over housing construction in western San Francisco, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) announced that he has removed provisions from SB 951 that would have redrawn the coastal zone boundary in San Francisco to the Great Highway.

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Sen. Wiener - Select Committee on Bay Area Public Transit

November 27, 2023

Sen. Wiener - Select Committee on Bay Area Public Transit

November 27, 2023

Sen. Wiener: Announcing the Safe, Clean and Reliable Public Transportation Emergency Act

June 26, 2023