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Sacramento Report
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Lawmaker's Pass "Fixes" to California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 »
In a testament to the hurried passage of AB 375 (Chau), also known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA),...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
California State Revenues Surpass Projections - Rainy Day Fund Anyone? »
For the month of August, California took in more revenue than estimated in the budget enacted at the end of June, accordin...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Legislation Reinstating Homeowners Bill of Rights Signed into Law »
Governor Brown signed SB 818 (Beall) into law on Friday to reinstate the Homeowners Bill of Rights (HOBR), portions of whi...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Legislature Passes Trio of PACE Bills »
The Legislature sent three bills dealing with the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program to Governor Brown’s desk i...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
California's 2017-18 Legislative Session Adjourns for Final Recess »
After a frenetic final week, Friday, August 31st saw the 2017-18 Legislative Session adjourn for Final Recess. During the...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Governor Signs Several Bills »
  Survivors Bill of Rights Amended to Exempt Reverse Mortgages Governor Brown signed SB 1183...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Homeowner Bill of Rights Headed Towards Reinstatement »
The California Homeowner Bill of Rights (HBOR) was signed into law in 2012 as a response to the foreclosure crisis, but mu...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Rent Control Measure Qualifies for Ballot »
A rent control initiative has qualified for the November ballot that would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act ena...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Changes to New Privacy Law Already Underway »
Before Governor Brown even had a chance to sign the newly enacted California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) on June 2...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Assembly Banking Committee Passes CLTA-Sponsored Legislation Extending HELOC Reform »
CLTA-sponsored legislation in the form of SB 1139 (Morrell) , which would indefinitely extend home equity line of credit...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Legislative Proposal to Tax Services Held in Committee »
In a recent hearing before the Senate Governance and Finance Committee, SB 993 (Hertzberg) , which would tax services p...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Bills Related to "Building Homes and Jobs Act" Derailed in Legislature »
Several bills related to SB 2 (Atkins), also known as the Building Homes and Jobs Act, have been derailed in the legislatu...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Assembly Passes Lead-Based Paint Public Nuisance Bill »
Without any votes to spare, the Assembly passed AB 2803 (Limon) by a vote of 41-27. The bill provides that residential...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Legislation Seeks to Stop Automatic Bankruptcy Stay in Tax Sales »
Assembly Bill 2746 (Garcia) seeks to prevent the automatic bankruptcy stay from stopping a tax sale once the right of re...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Marijuana Workplace Bill Stalls »
Assembly Bill 2069 (Bonta) proposed requiring employers to offer reasonable accommodation to a qualified patient or pers...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
State Lands Commission Moving Forward on SB 50 Regulations »
Last year the Legislature passed SB 50 (Allen, Chapter 535, Statutes of 2017) that prohibited the conveyance of certai...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Bill to Mandate Tax Withholding for 1031 Exchanges Fails Passage »
Assembly Bill 2529 (Chu), which would have removed the withholding exemption for a 1031 exchange if the replacement prop...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Bill Proposing Tax on Services Sees Continued Widespread Opposition Despite Amendments »
A bill seeking to impose a sales tax on services in California, Senate Bill 993 (Hertzberg), continues to face substan...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
California Revenue Exceeds Estimates »
State Controller Betty T. Yee reported that California collected more tax revenue during the month of April than in any pr...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
CLTA Opposes Tax Withholding for 1031 Exchanges »
Assembly Bill 2529 (Chu) removes the withholding exemption for a 1031 exchange if the replacement property is locat...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
CLTA Seeks Amendments to Balcony Inspection Bill »
CLTA is opposed to new amendments to  Senate Bill 721 (Hill), which seeks to require periodic balcony safety insp...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
CLTA Supports Limits on Transfer Fees »
Assembly Bill 3014 (Cunningham), on a go forward basis, prohibits private transfer fees that do not provide a direct ben...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Reinstatement Proposed for Expired Portions of the Homeowner's Bill of Rights »
Portions of the Homeowner’s Bill of Rights (HBOR) enacted in response to the foreclosure crisis expired on January 1, 2018...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
CLTA Voices Opposition to Asset Forfeiture Bill »
Assembly Bill 3208 (Cooper) would permit the City of Elk Grove to, in an attempt to combat the operation of illegal mari...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Sales Tax on Services Proposed »
Senate Bill 993 (Hertzberg) would impose California’s sales tax on services, although with a few exemptions. The exempt...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Cloaking Residential Addresses for Elder Abuse Victims »
A program originally enacted to protect the identities of domestic abuse and stalker victims would be expanded under Sen...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
CLTA Seeks Consensus for Electronic Notarization Legislation »
The California Land Title Association is sponsoring legislation that it hopes will lead to electronic notarization in Cali...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Higher Business Taxes and New Employer Reporting in Two New Bills »
Financial and employment burdens on business would increase under two new bills introduced in the Legislature. Senate...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
CLTA Comments on Revocable Transfer on Death Deed »
The California Land Title Association (“CLTA”) recently provided comments to the California Law Revision Commission regard...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
California Insurance Commissioner Wants Rate Review Due to New Tax Law »
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has directed his staff to commence a regulatory review of certain insurance r...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
CLTA Sponsors Legislation Extending HELOC Reform »
CLTA has sponsored legislation, SB 1139 (Morrell), to indefinitely extend home equity line of credit (HELOC) reforms o...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
CLTA Joins Coalition Letter to Dept. of Business Oversight on PACE Rulemaking »
The CLTA in January joined a coalition of trade industry and consumer groups, including the California Association of Real...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
California Initiative Filed to Allow Reassessment of Commercial Properties »
On December 15th a group filed a request with the California Attorney General for a title and summary of an initiative tha...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Homeowners Bill of Rights Renewal »
Several provisions of the Homeowners Bill of Rights, a law enacted in response to the foreclosure crisis that resulted fro...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Clarification on Transfer on Death Deeds »
The nonprobate transfer enacted in recent years, the revocable transfer upon death deed (TODD), has created some confusion...

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