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CBPA Weekly Update- April 30, 2021

May 1, 2021

AB 255 – GOOD NEWS! We have some good news to report on AB 255 (Muratsuchi; D-Torrance), a bill we oppose in its current form, dubbed the “COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Eviction and Rent Relief Act.” The bill currently seeks to allow one business in a valid private contract to withhold payments for commercial rent owed.  However, amendments More »

CBPA Weekly Update- April 23, 2021

April 24, 2021

GOVERNOR SEEKS TO PHASE OUT OIL EXTRACTION – DECLARES DROUGHT In a surprise move, and just days after a similar bill was defeated in the Legislature, Governor Newsom directed the Department of Conservation’s Geologic Energy Management (CalGEM) Division to initiate regulatory action to end the issuance of new permits for hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) More »

CBPA Weekly Update- April 9, 2021

April 10, 2021

INDUSTRYWIDE LEGISLATIVE MEETING! Yesterday on Zoom over eighty leaders/experts from the commercial real estate industry gathered to review more than 540 pieces of legislation that may impact your business. Legislators have introduced over 2,400 bills, since January, and all of those bills have been reviewed and analyzed by multiple committees of experts More »

CBPA Weekly Update- March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021

JOB KILLER LIST RELEASED The California Chamber of Commerce released its preliminary list of “Job Killers” which it uses to call attention to the negative impact that 18 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery if they were to become law. As a proud member of the CalChamber and an allied member of the business More »

CBPA Weekly Update- March 12, 2021

March 13, 2021

SCAQMD WAREHOUSE INDIRECT SOURCE RULE OPPOSED Last week, joining a broad chorus of opposition, California Business Properties Association representing over 400 individual companies and every major commercial real estate association sent a letter in opposition to the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) proposed Warehouse Indirect More »

CBPA Weekly Update- March 5, 2021

March 5, 2021

COMMERCIAL EVICTION EXECUTIVE ORDER EXTENDED Yesterday the Governor extended the authority for local government to adopt a commercial eviction moratorium through Executive Order N-03-21 to June 30th, 2021. The purpose of the extension is to put the date into alignment with the residential eviction laws – however, at this point none of the other provisions More »

CBPA Weekly Update- February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021

2,369 LEGISLATIVE BILLS INTRODUCED IN CA STATE LEGISLATURE  Last Friday was the California State Legislature’s “Bill Introduction Deadline,” and the tidal wave of bills that were introduced totals 2,369 pieces of legislation to deal with for 2021.  When you add in resolutions and other types of non-binding bills the number climbs to 2,476 bills! Your More »

CBPA Weekly Update- February 19, 2021

February 20, 2021

BILL INTRODUCTION DEADLINE TODAY!  Today is the California State Legislature’s “Bill Introduction Deadline,” and as of today we have already seen more than 2,000 new legislative bills introduced on a wide variety of topics. Your staff in Sacramento reads every single one of these bills and will start working with our own legislative committees More »

CBPA Weekly Update- February 12, 2021

February 13, 2021

WAVE OF LEGISLATIVE BILLS COMING! With one week to go until the California State Legislature’s “Bill Introduction Deadline,” we have already seen more than 1,100 new legislative bills introduced, on a wide variety of topics.  But wait, there’s more.  A lot more.  In the next seven days we expect that number to more than double.  The dribble More »

CBPA Weekly Update- February 5, 2021

February 5, 2021

CALCHAMBER URGES PULL BACK OF EMERGENCY COVID RULES On behalf of all employers in the state of California, including the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate industry, the CalChamber has urged the California Legislature this week to correct a series of costly COVID-19 workplace mandates imposed through an emergency regulation order. “The More »