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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: October 2nd, 2015

STRATEGIC ISSUES CONFERENCE

Published on October 2, 2015

Register now for the 2015 Strategic Issues Conference, scheduled for November 5-6, 2015, at the beautiful Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Lincoln, CA. The CBPA Board and Legislative Committee Meeting is being held in conjunction with this event. The event  | Read More » |

TAX INITIATIVES POKER GAME BEGINS

Published on October 2, 2015

Our friend Joel Fox over at Fox & Hounds lays-out the political positioning that is happening with propositions for 2016. This article will give you a good sense about what is shaping-up to be an active campaign season – and where a potential split  | Read More » |

NEW POLLING TESTS VARIOUS TAX INITIATIVES INCLUDING SPLIT ROLL

Published on October 2, 2015

A new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California finds that many Californians currently favor some of the new or extended taxes that are currently being discussed, including 55% that said they would support changing Proposition 13 to force commercial  | Read More » |

ENERGY CODE COMPLIANCE TOOL UPDATED

Published on October 2, 2015

The California Statewide Codes & Standards Program had launched an updated 2013 version of its Reference Ace tool which designed to help users navigate the Title 24, Part 6 Standards documents (California “Energy Code”). As before, key word search  | Read More » |

SIGN/VETO WATCH

Published on October 2, 2015

The 2015 California Legislative Session is over. Throughout the past year, your Sacramento staff tracked over 400 bills on a broad array of topics including Greenhouse Gas Issues, CEQA, ADA, Mandatory Benchmarking, Taxes, AED, and a host of issues that  | Read More » |

ADA BILLS

Published on October 2, 2015

  AB 1230 (Gomez D) California Americans With Disabilities Small Business Capital Access Loan Program. Provides up to $50K in low interest loans for eligible ADA projects. Establishes the California Americans with Disabilities Act Small Business  | Read More » |

REDEVELOPMENT/LOCAL GOV FINANCING/INFRASTRUCTURE

Published on October 2, 2015

AB 2 (Alejo D) Community revitalization authority Would authorize certain local agencies to form a community revitalization authority (authority) within a community revitalization and investment area, as defined, to carry out provisions of the Community  | Read More » |

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS

Published on October 2, 2015

SB 287 (Hueso D) Automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Would require certain occupied structures that are not owned or operated by any local government entity and are constructed on or after January 1, 2017, to have an AED on the premises. The bill  | Read More » |

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Published on October 2, 2015

AB 35 (Chiu D) Income taxes: credits: low-income housing: allocation increase. Would, for calendar years 2016 through 2021, inclusive, would increase the aggregate housing credit dollar amount that may be allocated among low-income housing projects by  | Read More » |

COST OF CONSTRUCTION

Published on October 2, 2015

AB 219 (Daly D) Public works: concrete delivery. Current law defines “public works,” for purposes of requirements regarding the payment of prevailing wages for public works projects, to include, among other things, the hauling of refuse from  | Read More » |

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