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2003-2004 Winners

Police Detective Wayne Benitez (Palo Alto)
Would have required minors to get a prescription before purchasing items containing dextromethorphan (DXM), a powerful drug found in many over-the-counter cold remedies.
Introduced as AB 1853.

Mary Lou Lyn (Cupertino) & Evelyn Berk (Menlo Park)
Wipers On/Lights On - Requires drivers to turn on their headlights when they turn on their windshield wipers.
Introduced as AB 1854.
Signed into law.

For more information about these winners and the “There Oughta Be a Law” contest, read the press release announcement.