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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: June 2nd, 2017

SPLIT ROLL PROPERTY TAX CAMPAIGN BEGINS

Published on June 2, 2017

Another new “grassroots” group has popped up to lead the split roll property tax public effort. Grassroots is in quotes, because even though they are branding themselves as “We Are California” it is still the same old advocates that have been  | Read More » |

FIRST HOUSE DEADLINE

Published on June 2, 2017

Today is one of the biggest hurdles for bills making their way through the California State Legislature, House of Origin Deadline. All bills must be out of the chamber in which they were introduced. So, both houses have had very long floor sessions to  | Read More » |

LAST MINUTE AMENDS – PROP 54

Published on June 2, 2017

In addition to just sheer volume of bills being considered, the craziness is compounded because there are negotiations and amendments flying on many bills, so its not just a simple “up or down” vote. A key provision of the recently passed Proposition  | Read More » |

HIGH PRIORITY BILLS SUPPORTED BY INDUSTRY THAT PASSED THE FIRST HOUSE

Published on June 2, 2017

The good news is that we are working with legislators on a number of bills that will address industry issues for the better, and several of the highest priority measures passed this first major test. AB 448 (Daly D) Requires notification of property owners  | Read More » |

HIGH PRIORITY BILLS OPPOSED BY INDUSTRY STOPPED IN THE FIRST HOUSE

Published on June 2, 2017

Many bills our industry opposed and were deemed as high priorities, a majority of legislators agreed with us and they have been stopped for the year. Note, because legislative sessions span for two years, these bills are technically known as “two year  | Read More » |

HIGH PRIORITY BILLS OPPOSED BY INDUSTRY THAT PASSED THE FIRST HOUSE

Published on June 2, 2017

The bad news is that many bills our industry opposed and were deemed as high priorities have passed the first house and are continuing to move. AB 73 (Chiu D) Planning and zoning: sustainability districts. AB 354 (Calderon D) Institutional Property Investors. AB  | Read More » |

ASSEMBLY REJECTS PLAN TO EXTEND CAP-AND-TRADE

Published on June 2, 2017

In a stunning vote, especially since it was on the same day that President Trump announced that the U.S. would not participate in the Paris Climate Agreement a divided Democrat Caucus failed to move forward a key Climate Change bill related to re-authorizing  | Read More » |

TITLE 24 RE-WRITE BEGINS – INDUSTRY HELP NEEDED

Published on June 2, 2017

Some of you may remember that one of the biggest blow ups our industry has seen recently was the over-reach of the last set of lighting regulations. Some buildings were seeing their tenant improvement costs more than triple because of the onerous rules  | Read More » |

ENERGY REGS: NONRESIDENTIAL LIGHTING STANDARDS

Published on June 2, 2017

Nonresidential Lighting Measures for the 2019 Standards California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to gather stakeholder input on the development of the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Standards). The workshop will be held on:  | Read More » |

INDOOR AIR QUALITY (HVAC) ENERGY EFFICIENCY WORKSHOP

Published on June 2, 2017

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to gather stakeholder input on residential and nonresidential indoor air quality and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) measures for the 2019 Standards California Energy Commission.  | Read More » |

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