Sunday, May 19, 2024

Issues

New Paper Raises Concerns with Proposal to Tax Internet Links

Proposed legislation to tax internet providers for sharing news stories will create new barriers to access information and “break the fundamental structure of the...

CalChamber-Backed Bills Target Retail Crime

Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas was joined by state legislators, CalChamber President and CEO Jennifer Barrera, and California Retailers Association President and CEO Rachel Michelin...

Product Regulation Job Killer Bill Moving in California Senate

Legislation that will lead to a ban on critically important products and make many products less safe is moving in the California Senate. The California...

CalChamber Releases Initial 2024 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has released its initial 2024 job killer list which, to date, includes nine bills dealing with labor and employment,...

CalChamber-Sponsored Bill Prepares Future Workforce in AI Literacy

The California Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a bill that would allow California to take a crucial first step forward in fostering an artificial...

Indoor Heat Rule Moves to Next Step After Unusual Cal/OSHA Board Vote

The proposed regulation to prevent heat illness in indoor workplaces awaits an uncertain fate at the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) following a tempestuous...

CalChamber-Opposed AI Regulation Bill Passes Judiciary Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that creates confusing and infeasible requirements for artificial intelligence (AI) technology developers passed the Senate Judiciary Committee this...

CalChamber Sponsors Bill to Protect Small Businesses

Legislation sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses is moving in the California Assembly. AB 2011 (Bauer-Kahan;...

Draft Privacy Rules Spark Concerns from CalChamber, Business Groups

Proposed privacy regulations being developed by the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) Board are overly burdensome, insufficiently risk-based, and out of sync with requirements...

US Agency Releases Final Rule on Reporting Climate Risk, Emissions

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released its long-awaited final rule on reporting requirements for certain climate risks and greenhouse gas emissions...