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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: August, 2015

GOVERNOR SIGNS SUCCESSOR EMPLOYER BILL – GROCERY LEASES

Published on August 28, 2015

***Important*** If you currently lease, or plan on leasing to grocery stores, this bill may impact you. You are advised to understand its provisions and/or consult legal counsel to make sure know its impacts on your property. AB 359 (Gonzalez D) requires  | Read More » |

BILLS SENT TO THE GOVERNOR

Published on August 28, 2015

A number of bills we have been working on passed the Legislature and were sent to the Governor for his consideration: AB 57 (Quirk D) Telecommunications: wireless telecommunication facilities. Requires a collocation or siting application for a wireless  | Read More » |

JOB KILLER STATUS

Published on August 28, 2015

Although we take every opportunity to find bills that we support, it seems that much of our time is spent pushing back and opposing bills that would make the business climate in California even more difficult. We work closely with the California Chamber  | Read More » |

ADA BILL ADVANCES

Published on August 28, 2015

SB 251 (Roth; D-Riverside) Civil Rights; Disability Access, a bill that we strenuously SUPPORT continues to move. Among other reforms, this bill enacts a tax credit for businesses that make accessibility improvements. The bill unanimously passed the  | Read More » |

DEFIBRILLATOR BILLS UPDATE

Published on August 28, 2015

Here is an update on where we stand with two bills relating to on Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) policy. Early in the session two bills were introduced, one of which we immediately supported SB 658 (Hill; D-San Mateo) and one which caused some  | Read More » |

MANDATORY BENCHMARKING LAW POTENTIAL FIX

Published on August 28, 2015

As part of late breaking discussion on a bill relating to energy efficiency, we are currently working on a potential deal that would re-write the AB 1103 Mandatory Benchmarking Law. Many in the commercial real estate industry have found the benchmarking  | Read More » |

WOTUS RULING IMPACTS 13 STATES

Published on August 28, 2015

Our friends at ICSC have provided the following update on the extremely important Waters of the US (WOTUS). We want to note up front, however, that this only applies to the 13 states that participated in the lawsuit and California was not one of them: Yesterday  | Read More » |

WATER FIXTURE REPLACEMENT MANDATE – MUST COMPLETE BY 2019

Published on August 28, 2015

As of January 1, 2014, SB 407 (Padilla; Chapter 587, 2009) requires “non-compliant” plumbing fixtures to be replaced with water conserving plumbing fixtures when a property is undergoing additions, alterations or improvements. Applicants seeking to  | Read More » |

CBPA CALENDAR

Published on August 28, 2015

November 5 – 6, 2015 Strategic Issues Conference Thunder Valley Resort and Casino, Lincoln, CA   **2016** February 17, 2016 CBPA Winter Board Meeting CalChamber, Sacramento   March 17, 2016 (t) CBPA’s Industry-Wide Legislative Committee  | Read More » |

THEY ARE BACK!

Published on August 21, 2015

The Legislature is back from its Summer Recess and for the next three weeks every bill still alive under the Gilded Dome will be acted upon. Many, many issues will have a direct impact on your business. Bills related to ADA reform, EV charging stations,  | Read More » |

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