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1972 – 50 years of service to the commercial industrial retail real estate industry – 2022.


March 11, 2011

California is in the first year of its two year 2011-2012 legislative session. So far 2,355 measures have been introduced, which puts us on pace for almost 5,000 bills. So far, we have identified over 380 measures with potential impact on our industry. Here are a few of interest. Your feedback, analysis, and position recommendations are highly encouraged.

SCA 5 (Simitian; D-Palo Alto) Changes the vote threshold for the imposition, extension, or increase of a parcel tax, by a school district, community college district, or county office of education to approval of 55%.

AB 153 (Skinner; D-Berkeley) Creates “Affiliate Nexus” for online retailers for purposes of State Sales Tax point of collection requirements.

AB 208 (Fuentes; D-Los Angeles) Land use: subdivision maps: expiration dates. Extend by 24 months the expiration date of any approved tentative map or vesting tentative map. POS: Support.

AB 312 (Lowenthal; D-Long Beach) Creates protections for Homeless People on private property.

AB 350 (Solorio; D-Santa Ana) Extends the Displaced Janitor Opportunity Act to include other services such as security guards, landscapers, window cleaners, and cafeteria workers. Renames the act the “Displaced Property Service Employee Opportunity Act”.

AB 448 (Ammiano; D-San Francisco) Seeks to change definition of corporate ownership and transaction of property for the purpose of assessment of commercial property.

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