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Monday, July 9, 2018
CLTA-Sponsored Legislation Extending HELOC Reform Signed into Law »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2018/19-4 July 9, 2018 Senate Bill 1139 (Morrell) , a CLTA-sponsored measure tha...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Governor Brown Signs Privacy Legislation into Law »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-104 June 28, 2018 Assembly Bill 375 (Chau) , which enacts sweeping new p...
Monday, June 25, 2018
Legislature Moves to Forestall Privacy Initiative »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-103 June 25, 2018 As reported by CLTA last year , an initiative dealing...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
It's a Jungle Out There: A State-Level Recap of Ca Primary Results »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-98 June 6, 2018 The dust has started to settle after California’s top-two o...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
U.S. Dept. of Justice Files Suit Against California »
Bulletin 17/18-80 April 3, 2018 Last year, over the objections of the California Land Title Association (CLTA), Cal...
Monday, March 19, 2018
News Express: FinCEN to Extend Geographical Targeting Orders through September 16, 2018 »
Bulletin 2017/18-78 March 19, 2018 Representatives from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) have indi...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Governor Brown Signs AB 110, Exempting Government Entities from Recording Fees to SB 2 »
Bulletin 2017/18-76 March 13, 2018 AB 110 , legislation authored by the Assembly Budget Committee to, among othe...
Monday, March 12, 2018
Register Now: Southern California PREP Chapter Meeting (May 8, 2018 in Norwalk, CA) »
Bulletin 2017/18-75 March 12, 2018 The following event information is being forwarded at the request of the Califo...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
IRS Requesting Additional Information from Title/Escrow Companies During Calls on Behalf of Taxpayer »
Bulletin 2017/18-73 February 28, 2018 The IRS has a new verification program that goes beyond the previous requ...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Former Commissioner Poizner Announces Run as Independent; Race Begins to Take Shape »
  Bulletin 2017/18-69 February 13, 2018 Former Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner has announced that he...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
An Update to CLTA Members on SB 2 - A Message from CLTA President Jeff Kerns »
  Bulletin 2017/18-64 January 31, 2018 As many of you are likely aware, SB 2, the “Building Homes and Job...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
California State Lands Commission Provides Resources Relating to SB 50: Conveyance of Federal Lands »
Bulletin 2017/18-58 January 17, 2018 The California State Lands Commission (SLC) has established a website devoted...
Thursday, December 21, 2017
CLTA Publishes 2017 Summary of Legislation »
Bulletin 2017/18-54 December 21, 2017 The California Land Title Association is releasing its annual Summary of...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
CLTA's 111th Annual Convention: Early-Bird Sponsorship Opportunities! »
The California Land Title Association’s 111th Annual Convention will be held April 22-24, 2018 at the Ojai Valley Inn &...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
News Express: Richard Cordray to Resign as CFPB Director »
Bulletin 17/18-46 November 15, 2017 Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB...
Monday, November 13, 2017
News Express: Privacy Initiative Proposed for November 2018 Ballot »
Bulletin 17/18-43 November 13, 2017 A ballot initiative entitled the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ha...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Governor Brown Signs Legislation Increasing Recording Fees; CLTA Takes Steps Towards Implementation »
Bulletin 2017/18-31 October 3, 2017 In a large signing ceremony attended by legislators and affordable housing advo...
Friday, September 15, 2017
News Express: State Assembly Passes Housing Bills Package, Including Recording Fee Surcharge »
Bulletin 17/18-29 September 15, 2017 The California State Assembly passed the core components of a legislative pack...
Friday, August 25, 2017
News Express: PACE Financing Faces Comprehensive Regulation »
Bulletin 2017/18 - 23 August 25, 2017 Legislation supported by Governor Brown surfaced today that would enact a new...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
News Express: FinCEN Extends Their GTO Reporting Requirements Again and Adds the County of Honolulu »
Bulletin 17/18-21 August 22, 2017 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recently announced Geographic...
Friday, July 7, 2017
California Supreme Court Upholds Broad Application of Documentary Transfer Tax »
On June 29th, the California Supreme Court decided 6-1 that a change of ownership under Proposition 13 justifies charging...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Recording Fee Legislation Passes Senate on Party-Line Vote; Measure Now Moves to State Assembly »
Senate Bill 2 (Atkins), which would fund affordable housing through a substantial increase in recording fees, passed out...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Recording Fee Legislation Awaits Vote on Senate Floor »
Senate Bill 2 (Atkins) , which would fund affordable housing through a substantial increase in recording fees, is current...
Friday, May 19, 2017
CA Dept. of Business Oversight Issues Release on Acceptable Evidence of Disbursement Date »
ALTA Settlement Statement Acceptable The Department of Business Oversight recently issued updated information...
Monday, December 19, 2016
CLTA Publishes 2016 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation »
  CLTA Publishes 2016 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation The California Land Title Associat...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
FinCEN Provides Verbal Clarification on GTO Frequently Asked Questions »
The US Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Tuesday provided verbal clarification to the American L...
Monday, August 22, 2016
Governor Signs Legislation Increasing Cap on Notary Fees »
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on August 17th that raises the fee cap for acknowledgments and jurats to $15 – a 5...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Reporting Required by FinCEN for Housing Markets in California »
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) for a number of U.S. hous...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Final Escrow Bond Received from CA Department of Insurance »
The escrow bond required by AB 704 has now been finalized by the California Department of Insurance and can be found here:...

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