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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: March 10th, 2017

PROTECT CONSTRUCTION JOBS; STOP PROPOSED PREVAILING WAGE MANDATE

Published on March 10, 2017

***ACTION NEEDED*** AB 199 (Chu; D-San Jose) is a legislative proposal which poses a huge threat to the entire construction industry by mandating the payment of Prevailing Wages for private residential projects in California. Such a requirement would  | Read More » |

AB 199 WILL INCREASE COST OF HOUSING

Published on March 10, 2017

Our friend and coalition partner Dave Cogdill, a former state senator, and current president and CEO of the California Building Industry Association, has penned the following article to outline the damaging impacts that AB 199 would have on the state’s  | Read More » |

COMPANION ANIMAL MEASURE

Published on March 10, 2017

AB 1569 (Caballero; D-Salinas) is a bill that tries to address issues related to “companion animals” in public buildings. This is an issue that many commercial real estate and residential real estate property managers deal with on an ongoing basis.  | Read More » |

ENVIRONMENTAL LAWSUIT BILL

Published on March 10, 2017

We are also pushing back and opposing SB 49 (de León; D-Los Angeles) an overbroad bill that includes a private right of action for environmental laws similar to the Private Attorneys General Act provisions that have led to shakedown lawsuits for alleged  | Read More » |

ALL-GENDER SINGLE-USE BATHROOM LAW NOW IN EFFECT

Published on March 10, 2017

A new California law went in to effect on March 1, 2017, that requires facilities with “single use bathrooms” make those facilities gender neutral. Basically, if you have bathrooms at any of your properties that one person can go in and lock the  | Read More » |

NON-RESIDENTIAL LIGHTING SURVEY – IMPORTANT!

Published on March 10, 2017

In partnership with the Utility Codes and Standards Team, the California Energy Commission is seeking input from companies that have done nonresidential lighting retrofit projects. It is very important that property owners and managers provide input  | Read More » |

2017 CASp EXAM REGISTRATION

Published on March 10, 2017

Registration is now open for the June 2017 Certified Access Specialist (CASp) examination to be held in Sacramento and Riverside on June 28th. Individuals with CASp certification are in high demand by clients seeking to ensure their facilities comply  | Read More » |

INDUSTRYWIDE LEGISLATIVE MEETING

Published on March 10, 2017

CBPA’s annual industrywide Legislative Committee meeting is scheduled for March 23, in Los Angeles. This is the meeting commercial real estate experts from all the major real estate sectors and industry groups come together to review legislation and  | Read More » |

CALIFORNIA GREEN SUMMIT

Published on March 10, 2017

The 2017 Green California Summit will be at the Sacramento Convention Center April 26-27 and “Early Bird” registration is now open. Concurrent sessions and keynotes will provide insight into innovations in energy efficiency, fleet management, water  | Read More » |

NON-RESIDENTIAL HVAC STAKEHOLDER MEETING

Published on March 10, 2017

The second set of Utility-Sponsored Stakeholder Meetings to discuss the 2019 Title 24, Part 6 non-residential HVAC topics will be held on March 15 and March 29, 2017 as online webinars. These meetings are part of the stakeholder outreach process undertaken  | Read More » |