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Sacramento Report
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Assembly Privacy Committee Holds Informational Hearing on CPRA »
The Assembly Privacy Committee held a hearing on Friday to discuss the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), a ballot meas...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
State Faces $54 Billion Budget Gap »
Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2020-21 May Revision budget proposal to the Legislature that attempts to close a budge...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
California Attorney General Sends Letter to Congress Opposing Remote Notarization »
On May 19, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sent a letter to Senator Graham and Senator Feinstein, the Chair...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
What is a Gut and Amend Bill? - Take a Look and See »
$275 Per-Employee Business Tax Amended into Legislation After Original Education Related Language Removed...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Foreclosure Bills Moving in the Legislature »
Senate Bill 1447 (Bradford) extends the foreclosure mitigation protections in the Homeowners Bill of Rights to rental pr...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Revised Split Roll Initiative Qualifies for Ballot - Estimated to Raise up to $12 Billion »
Voters will decide on several ballot propositions in the general election in November, including whether to assess commerc...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Legislature Defers Action on Governor's Budget Proposal for a Department of Financial Protection »
Both the California State Assembly and Senate Budget Committees deferred the expansion and renaming of the Department of B...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Over 1,000 Bills Fail to Meet Legislative Deadline »
There were 1,122 legislative bills that failed to meet a critical Friday, April 24th legislative deadline for them to rema...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Law Revision Commission Considers Recommendations for Expedited Laws »
At its May 21 meeting the California Law Revision Commission will consider vetting certain types of pandemic-related refor...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Recent Legislation of Interest to Title Companies »
AB 2424 Proposes Notary Disclosure on the Practice of Law Assembly Bill 2424 (Calderon) was subst...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Extension of Tentative Map by Ordinance »
Senate Bill 1120 (Atkins) addresses the time under which a tentative map that has been approved or conditionally approve...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Foreclosure Notice of Sale »
Senate Bill 1148 (Jones) would eliminate the initial requirement that a notice of sale be published in the city in which...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Reverse Mortgage Waiting Time Shortened »
Assembly Bill 1971 (Voepel), would reduce the period that a lender must wait before accepting a final and complete appli...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Change of Ownership Reporting Expanded »
Senate Bill 1319 (Bates) specifies that if 90% or more of the direct or indirect ownership interests in a legal entity a...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium »
Assembly Bill 828 (Ting) is an urgency bill that would take effect immediately to prohibit actions to foreclose on resid...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Eminent Domain and First Right of Refusal Proposed for Vacant Housing »
Senate Bill 1079 (Skinner) would authorize local governments to acquire a residential property by eminent domain if it h...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Legislators Propose to Cut Local Government Housing Fees and Address Homelessness »
California legislators have introduced a package of bills to promote housing construction by cutting local government fees...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Subdivision Map Act Reform Introduced for Small Housing Developments »
Assembly Bill 3234 (Gloria) amends the Subdivision Map Act to specify that no tentative or final map is necessary to cre...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Bill Conforms Money Judgment Exemptions to Judicial Council Adjustments »
Every three years the California Judicial Council is required to adjust the amount of the exemptions applicable to propert...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Legislation Clarifies Taxes on Reconstructed Homes After Destruction »
California law excludes new construction from reassessment where real property has been damaged or destroyed by misfortune...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Bill Proposes Fines on Landlords Renting to Unlicensed Cannabis Facilities »
Existing law, the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) provides for the licensure and regu...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Comprehensive Housing Bill Amended »
Senate Bill 50 (Wiener), a landmark attempt at comprehensive housing reform, now in its third year (considering its pred...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Employee Training Law Update »
Last year the Legislature passed Senate Bill 778 to amend a law requiring companies with five or more employees to pro...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Legislation Would Reduce Amount of Acquisition Indebtedness Eligible for Tax Deduction »
Assembly Bill 1905 (Chiu) would reduce, for the purpose of tax deductions, the maximum amount of acquisition indebtedness...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
CEQA Exemption for Housing Introduced »
Assembly Bill 1907 has been introduced to exempt certain emergency shelters, supportive housing and affordable housing f...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Independent Contractor Law May be Revised »
Assemblymember Gonzalez, author of the controversial independent contractor bill AB 5, has introduced Assembly Bill 1850...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
New Cover Sheets for Declarations and Deeds Required by Change of Law »
Effective January 1, 2020, housing discrimination against veterans is explicitly prohibited under Senate Bill 222 (Cha...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Governor Newsom Proposes Renaming and Strengthening Financial Services Regulator & Increase Funding »
Governor Newsom, in his proposed fiscal 2020-2021 budget, plans to rename the California Department of Business Oversight...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Limited Reassessment Exemption for Stock Transfers to Children Signed by Governor »
Assembly Bill 872 (Aguiar-Curry) creates a property tax change in ownership exclusion in the case of a parent to child t...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
California Drafts PACE Regulations to Protect Consumers »
The CLTA has been at the forefront of supporting legislation to improve consumer safeguards within PACE (Property Assessed...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Proposed 2020 Ca Ballot Measures Include Psilocybin Decriminalization, Gas-Only Vehicle Prohibition »
A number of pending ballot initiatives and referendums targeted for the 2020 election are beginning to draw attention....
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Insurance Commissioner Lara Stops Non-Renewals in Wildfire Areas »
Insurance Commissioner Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium on insurance companies non-renewing policyholders--impa...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Lawsuit Filed to Stop New Law Prohibiting Employment Arbitration »
A coalition of businesses led by the California Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit to stop a new California law that...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Recording Fee Update for Governmental Lien Release »
Currently, a county recorder can charge a fee for recording a release of lien, encumbrance, or notice executed by the stat...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Governor Signs Update to California Data Breach Law »
Governor Newson has signed Assembly Bill 1130 (Levine), an update to California’s data breach law that was sponsored b...

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