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CBPA Weekly Update- July 16, 2021

July 16, 2021

WEEKLY ON HIATUS THROUGH SUMMER RECESS This is the last eWeekly you will receive until Friday, August 20, 2021.  The Legislature is going off on Summer Recess and will be back in mid-August and we’ll be there to engage on your behalf for the last month of the 2021 Session and rolling into the Gubernatorial recall!   HOUSING KILLER WILDFIRE BILL More »

CBPA Weekly Update- July 9, 2021

July 9, 2021

TRAUMA KIT MANDATE  Our industry has moved to an oppose position on SB 687 (Hueso; D-San Diego) a bill that improperly requires building managers/property owners to install and provide training material to tenants on how to use a tourniquet meant for tactical combat casualty care. Additionally, the bill lacks any liability protections for those properties More »

CBPA Weekly Update- July 2, 2021

July 2, 2021

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY  What started out as a celebration to mark our young nation’s independence from England more than 200 years ago has evolved into a national holiday that celebrates the American spirit and our nation’s independent and powerful leadership in the World. We were founded by recognizing a person’s inherent rights and responsibilities. More »

CBPA Weekly Update- June 25, 2021

June 25, 2021

RESIDENTIAL EVICTION MORATORIUM & RENT PAYMENTS The Governor and Legislative Leaders yesterday announced a deal to extend residential eviction protections and pay up to 100% of past rent for some tenants.  The bill will be up for a vote on Monday, and it requires a 2/3 majority. According to a release from the Governor’s office, “The three-party More »

CBPA Weekly Update: June 11,2021

June 11, 2021

CCRES WRAP-UP Tuesday afternoon, June 8, we held our online California Commercial Real Estate Summit via Zoom and it was a huge success! Over 100 attendees were able to hear from Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Adkins, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, the Los Angeles Time’s Sacramento Bureau Chief, John Myers More »

CBPA Weekly Update- June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021

FIRST HOUSE DEADLINE 2021 Today marks the halfway point of the 2021 Legislative Session, one that has seen a heavier flow of budget activity, major bills, and fast tracked policy items to address the pandemic. Over 2,700 bills were introduced this year – our industry has been tracking and engaging on more than 500. One of the Capitol’s well-known More »

CBPA Weekly Update- May 28, 2021

June 1, 2021

CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE SUMMIT – REGISTER NOW The California Commercial Real Estate Summit (CCRES) will be held from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm via Zoom on June 8, 2021.  This event is the one time of year that industry leaders from all sectors of the commercial, industrial, and retail real estate industry gather and discuss the issues that impact More »

CBPA Weekly Update- May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021

GOVERNOR APPOINTS – SENATE CONFIRMS – REX HIME TO HISTORIC POST In a historic action in California, CBPA President and CEO Rex S. Hime has been re-appointed to the California Exposition and State Fair Board by Governor Newsom.  Hime has now been appointed by six different California Governors from both political parties (Newsom, Brown, Schwarzenegger, More »

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 »