Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Suspense File Recap: Many Harmful Bills Stopped, But Many Remain; Several Helpful Bills Move

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop numerous harmful bills from continuing past the appropriations committees on Friday to reach...

Senate Committee Moves Bill Encouraging International Trade/Tourism

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that encourages international trade and tourism by creating an enhanced driver license unanimously passed the Senate Transportation and...

Keeping Employer Concerns Before Legislators Critical in Last Week of Session

With just one week left before legislators leave Sacramento for the year, major bills having a significant impact on business remain to be voted...

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 August 31, when the Legislature began...

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...

CalChamber Capitol Report: Assembly Committee Passes Double Holiday Pay Bill

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee this week approved a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill requiring double pay for work on certain days. During testimony...

CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2016

This report for the second year of the 2015–2016 legislative session focuses on California legislators’ floor votes on California Chamber of Commerce priority bills. This...

Gender Equity Pay Bill Signed into Law

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender was signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on...

CalChamber Best Business Votes 2019

Legislators are listed in descending order according to how often they voted in accord with the California Chamber of Commerce position (first number) versus...

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 September 11, when the Legislature began...

CalChamber Seeking Cleanup Suggestions on Newly Adopted Privacy Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce is seeking comments from members on the practical implications of the newly signed privacy legislation, enacted to avert a...

Podcast Recaps Top Issues for Final Weeks of Session

The California Legislature has one final month to pass bills to the Governor before going on recess for the rest of the year. In this...

CalChamber Best Business Votes

Legislators are listed in descending order according to how often they voted in accord with the California Chamber of Commerce position (first number) versus...

CalChamber-Backed Regulatory Reform Bills Pending in Legislature

California Chamber of Commerce-supported proposals to provide regulatory relief to California businesses are pending in the Legislature. All the bills strengthen the accountability and transparency...

Final Status Report on Major Business Bills

The following list summarizes the final status of California Chamber of Commerce priority bills that were sent to the Governor this year. The CalChamber will...

CalChamber-Backed Career Technical Education Bill Passes Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that establishes a new career technical education (CTE) matching-grant program passed the Senate Education Committee this week. SB 148...

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 12, when the Legislature began...