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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: October 15th, 2013

PROP. 65 ENFORCEMENT REFORM SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

Published on October 15, 2013

Another measure we have been supporting has been signed by Governor Brown. AB 227 (Gatto; D-Silver Lake) reforms Proposition 65 and will help shield businesses from some frivolous lawsuits. The bill allows business owners who receive notice of a technical  | Read More » |

GREEN BUILDING STANDARD PROCESS BILL SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

Published on October 15, 2013

Governor Brown has signed AB 341 (Dickinson; D-Sacramento), an industry supported measure that requires the Building Standards Commission (BSC) to integrate the existing Green Building Code (CALGreen) into the appropriate sections of the California Building  | Read More » |

TMD/BID REFORM BILL SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

Published on October 15, 2013

Governor Brown has signed AB 483 (Ting; D-San Francisco), a bill supported by the California Downtown Association as well other property groups. AB 483 will help protect important economic development tools – Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and  | Read More » |

BILL EXPANDING RESIDENTIAL RENT CONTROL STILL AWAITING ACTION

Published on October 15, 2013

A bill that would enable price controls on new residential rental units has passed the Legislature and is now on the Governor’s Desk awaiting action. AB 1229 (Atkins; D-San Diego) allows local governments to mandate “inclusionary housing” requirements  | Read More » |

SCORING ON BUSINESS RELATED BILLS

Published on October 15, 2013

Our friend Joel Fox, Editor of Fox & Hounds and President of the Small Business Action Committee, provides an assessment of how business backed bills fared in the Legislature and with the Governor. He states, in part, “A mixed record for business  | Read More » |

STATE REVENUE UPTICKS UNEXPECTEDLY

Published on October 15, 2013

Earlier this week, State Controller John Chiang released his agencies monthly report on California’s cash balance, receipts and disbursements for September 2013. Revenues for the month totaled $8.5 billion, beating estimates in the state budget by $426.8  | Read More » |

COMMON INTEREST DEVELOPMENT SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

Published on October 15, 2013

A bill sponsored by industry, SB 752 (Roth; D-Riverside), was signed by Governor Brown, which will reform the law dealing with commercial and industrial common interest developments, passed the Legislature is now on the Governor’s Desk. The measure  | Read More » |