Thursday, October 18, 2018

CalChamber Status Update Report on Major Legislation for Business

The following list summarizes top priority bills for the California Chamber of Commerce and their status as of July 17, when the Legislature began...

Roadway Repair Projects Speedier with CalChamber Job Creator Bill

Roadway repair and maintenance projects will be expedited and costs reduced with the help of a California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill signed...

CalChamber-Backed Job Creator Bill Seeks to Limit Frivolous, Costly Litigation

A recently amended bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job creator that aims to limit frivolous, costly litigation passed the...

Job Killer Bill May Increase Fuel Costs; Proposal Continues to Move in Assembly

Fuel costs for California businesses may increase if a job killer bill passed by the Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee this week is signed...

Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves with CalChamber-Backed Changes

California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee this week. SB 358...

Senate Sends Job Creator Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that expedites and reduces costs for roadway repair and maintenance projects passed the Senate on June...

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Anti-Arbitration Job Killer Legislation

A job killer bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. AB...

Costly Employee Retention Mandate Passes Senate Labor Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that denies employers the basic choice of whom to hire passed the Senate Labor and Industrial...

Paid Sick Leave Author Proposing Changes to Law

With less than a month to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is...

Split Roll Bill Will Hurt Small Business

A recently amended job killer bill, SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting...

Bill to Speed Road Repair/Maintenance, Reduce Costs, Passes Senate Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that expedites and reduces costs for roadway repair and maintenance projects passed the Senate Environmental Quality...

Governor, Democrats Agree on Budget

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week announced that he and the Democratic leaders of the Assembly and Senate have reached agreement on a...

Capitol Report: ‘Job Killer’ Undermines Prop. 13 Protections, Would Raise Costs for Small Businesses

A recently amended “job killer,” SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting commercial...

Disability Access Reform/Education Bill Still Alive

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that incentivizes disability access and education awaits assignment to an Assembly policy committee after passing the...

CalChamber Stops Two More ‘Job Killers’ on Assembly Floor

Two “job killers” failed to move off the Assembly Floor on June 4, missing Friday’s deadline for bills to pass the house in which...

Anti-Arbitration ‘Job Killer’ Passes Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could significantly drive up litigation costs for all California employers, if enacted, passed a Senate policy committee...

CalChamber, Broad Business Coalition Support Federal Ports Legislation

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined a large coalition to ensure that port disruptions due to labor contract negotiations do not have a...