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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: April 18th, 2016

CRAZY BUSY TIME IN SACRAMENTO!!!

Published on April 18, 2016

Right now is the busiest time of the year if you follow legislation in Sacramento. Racing to beat the First House Policy Deadline next Friday, every one of the over 2,500 bills introduced in the Legislature must be heard by that time to remain “alive.”  | Read More » |

INDUSTRY OPPOSING RADIUS RESTRICTION BAN

Published on April 18, 2016

  Our industry opposed AB 2538 (Nazarian; D-Sherman Oaks) a bill which seeks to ban a commonly used business-to-business contractual agreement in leasing of commercial space. This particular bill is focused on retail property spaces but would open  | Read More » |

BILL WOULD IMPACT LEASE WAIVERS

Published on April 18, 2016

Every commercial lease in the state includes some type of waiver for certain State laws. A bill that is making its way through the legislature, AB 2667 (Thurmond; D-Richmond) would impact that common practice and a lot more. Specifically, our industry  | Read More » |

LOW-FLOW TOILET BILL STALLS FOR NOW

Published on April 18, 2016

SB 1173 (Hertzberg; D-Los Angeles) is a bill that has many good provisions, including cleaning up some statutory language dealing with the building code that we hope will move forward this year. We support the bill, but had some of you had concerns with  | Read More » |

INDUSTRY SUPPORTS ENERGY EFFICIENCY BILL

Published on April 18, 2016

We are supporting SB 1414 (Wolk; D-Davis) which requires the California Energy Commission to develop a system to track central heating and air conditioning equipment sales and installations in the state in order to verify compliance with permitting, inspection,  | Read More » |

SCAQMD MANAGEMENT BILL OPPOSED

Published on April 18, 2016

We oppose SB 1387 (de Leon; D-Los Angeles) because the bill would substantially and adversely modify the use of market-based incentive programs and would add state-level appointed positions to the South Coast Air Quality Management District Board (SCAQMD)  | Read More » |

COASTAL COMMISSION REGISTRATION BILL

Published on April 18, 2016

We are also opposing AB 2002 (Stone; D-Scotts Valley) which seeks to codify unnecessarily strict rules for communicating with members and staff of the Coastal Commission, again, in response to a personnel discussion at the board. This bill is unnecessary  | Read More » |

LIGHTS OUT; SPACE DAY BILL

Published on April 18, 2016

In an example of having to engage on an otherwise innocuous bill, but an important reminder of why you must have people in Sacramento reading all of these measures… Our industry unfortunately had to push back on a SB 1138 (Hueso; D-San Diego), as introduced,  | Read More » |