California bill would ban homeless encampments along American River Parkway

Source: Chris Nichols

McCarty said the bill would add urgency to city and county proposals to build more shelter and safe ground camping and parking locations. He added that if passed later this year, the bill would line up with the timing of a Sacramento city homelessness ballot measure.

Three Democratic state lawmakers from the Sacramento area are backing legislation they say would speed up the removal of homeless encampments along the American River Parkway — and eventually ban the camps from the 23-mile natural corridor. 

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