With the midnight passage of AB 361 (benefit corporations) and SB 201 (flexible purpose corporations) you can imagine that the social media is abuzz with the news.(Learn more about the passage of AB 361 and SB 201, and learn about the key points of both the bills)Here’s what we’ve heard

“Entrepreneurs, investors and consumers are calling for this type of legislation,” said Assemblymember Huffman. “They believe this is the start of something transformational. AB 361 rolls out the welcome mat for businesses and investors ready to create high quality jobs in California and make economic and social contributions that will improve the quality of life in communities across to our state for years to come,” said Assemblymember Jared Huffman (sponsor of AB 361)

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JaredHuffman Jared Huffman
Just before midnight @JerryBrownGov signed my benefit corporation bill AB 361! CA now on cutting edge of corporate social responsibility!marc_thibault Marc Thibault
Gov Brown signs into law #BenefitCorp Legislation #AB361. Thx@Jared Huffman, @ASBCouncil, @BCorporation 4ur leadership.
rtjohnson R. Todd Johnson
#CA becomes the first State to offer #socent a choice. Brown signs Flexible Purpose and Benefit Corporation legislationbusinessforgood.blogspot.com
GTak Gene Takagi
California becomes leader in innovation in corporate forms for social entrepreneurs nonprofitlawblog.com/home/2011/10/c… – great move, Governor!
OmidyarNetwork Omidyar Network
Great news! @JerryBrownGov signed Flexible Purpose Corp & #BenefitCorp #Legislation into law! 1.usa.gov/r3a5C1 #BCorp #socent #impinv
GreenBizConsult Carolina Miranda
California passes #bcorp and green business legislation!http://ht.ly/6SIR1WJF_Competition William James Fnd
Go MoonBeam! Gov. Jerry Brown signs AB 361, for CA Benefit Corps. Moving forward… aroundthecapitol.com/Bills/AB_361/2…
vgiveadamn Give a Damn
Social Innovation Bills in CA signed by Governor Jerry Brown!http://ow.ly/6SNgv #socent #CA dlvr.it/q6sh2 #vgiveadamnTheHubLA The HUB LA
Social Innovation Bills in CA signed by Governor Jerry Brown!http://ow.ly/6SNgv #socent #CAArthurSmid Arthur Smid
California at forefront of progressive legislation: Bill AB 361 – Benefit corporations. Brown signed B corps into law gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=17…

Innov8Social Neetal Parekh
@JerryBrownGov signed Into CA Law: AB 361 (#BCorps) & SB 201 (Flexible Purpose Corps) bit.ly/nQtbC1 @BCorporation #socent #socentlaw

Mixtape_Media MixtapeMedia
Yeah, Cali! RT @TheHubLA Social Innovation Bills in CA signed by Governor Jerry Brown! ow.ly/6SNgv #socent #CA

InVentureFund InVenture Fund
#California recognizes #bcorps! http://ow.ly/6SOSY @bcorporation

echoinggreen Echoing Green
.@JerryBrownGov signs Flexible Purpose Corp & #BCorps into law in #California! Great news for #socialinnovation! http://ht.ly/6SPIq #socent

ABLImpact Antony Bugg-Levine
Huge achievement for @BCorporation: @JerryBrownGov signed #BenefitCorp #Legislation into law! http://j.mp/r6IfPR #BCorp #socent #impinv

ZambranoESQ Daniel S. Zambrano
Good news for #socialentreprenuers in #CA: “@BCorporation:@JerryBrownGov signed #BenefitCorp #Legislation!http://j.mp/r6IfPR #BCorp

shawnlandres Shawn Landres
Great news: @JerryBrownGov has signed Flexible Purpose Corps & #BCorps into law! http://j.mp/r6IfPR @BCorporation #socent #impinv #socentlaw

CultivatingCap Cultivating Capital
Great news: Governor Brown signed Benefit Corporation and Green Business legislation! fb.me/zC5Rt1PR

CauseWire Mickie Kennedy
California Benefit Corporation and Flexible Purpose Corporation: California Governor Jerry Brown anno… bit.ly/rtG5Wt #nonprofit

greenchamber Green Chamber
California Passes Benefit Corporation and Green Business via@CultivatingCap http://ow.ly/6SO95

EucalyptusMag Eucalyptus Magazine
New legislation in CA. fb.me/1mTL0Ol3Y

lornali Lorna Li Social SEO
RT @TheHubLA – Social Innovation Bills in CA signed by Governor Jerry Brown! http://ow.ly/6SNgv _#socent_ #CA dlvr.it/q6zdC

BCorporation B Corporation
Great news: @JerryBrownGov has signed #BenefitCorp #Legislation into law! http://j.mp/r6IfPR #BCorp #CA #news#socent #impinv #socentlaw

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