Thursday, December 1, 2022

Many Priority Bills to Be Considered by Legislators Next Week

California Chamber of Commerce priority bills scheduled for hearings next week include the following.

Job Creator Bills

SB 936 (Hertzberg; D-Van Nuys) Loan Access.

SB 985 (Berryhill; R-Twain Harte) Flexible Workweek.

Opposed Bills

AB 1676 (Campos; D-San Jose) Frivolous Litigation.

AB 1843 (M. Stone; D-Scotts Valley) Juvenile Criminal Records.

AB 1993 (Irwin; D-Thousand Oaks) Creates Unnecessary and Burdensome Mandates on Business.

AB 2183 (Gatto; D-Glendale) Jeopardizes State Workforce Goals.

AB 2261 (R. Hernández; D-West Covina) Expansion of Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Authority.

AB 2748 (Gatto; D-Glendale) Increases Environmental Litigation.

AB 2895 (R. Hernández; D-West Covina) New Bounty Hunter Penalty.

SB 868 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) Stymies Drone Innovation.

SB 1160 (Mendoza; D-Artesia) Increases Workers’ Compensation Costs.

SB 1167 (Leyva; D-Chino) Indoor Heat Illness Regulation.

SB 1234 (de León; D-Los Angeles) State Run Retirement Program for Private Sector Employees.

SB 1241 (Wieckowski; D-Fremont) Interference with Enforcement of Contracts.

Supported Bills

AB 1922 (Daly; D-Anaheim) Simplifies Workers’ Compensation Contract Negotiations.

AB 1934 (Santiago; D-Los Angeles) Improves Housing Climate.

AB 2180 (Ting; D-San Francisco) Expedites Housing Construction.

AB 2329 (Bonilla; D-Concord) Increases Access to Computer Science.

AB 2763 (Gatto; D-Glendale) Increases Transportation Network Company Use of Electric Vehicles.

AB 2817 (Chiu; D-San Francisco) Creates Affordable Housing Opportunities.

SB 66 (Leyva; D-Chino) Improves Career Technical Education.

SB 933 (Allen; D-Santa Monica) Teacher Recruitment and Quality.

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