CSSA in conjunction with SSA and lobbying firm follow and number of pieces of legislation that make their way through the California
Self Storage Association Bill List
(Ramos D) Self-service storage facilities.
Current Text: Amended: 1/21/2020 html pdf
Last Amend: 1/21/2020
Status: 6/23/2020-Referred to Com. on JUD
Location: 6/23/2020-S. JUD.
Summary: The California Self-Service Storage Facility Act specifies remedies and procedures for self-service storage facility owners when occupants are delinquent in paying rent or other charges. Under current law, if rent or other charges due from an occupant remain unpaid for 14 consecutive days, an owner may terminate the right of the occupant to the use of the storage space at a self-service storage facility by sending a preliminary lien notice by certified mail to the occupant’s last known address, as defined to mean the address provided by the occupant, as specified. Current law, until January 1, 2021, authorizes the notice to be sent by electronic mail subject to specified conditions. This bill would remove the January 1, 2021, date, thus authorizing the sending of the notice by electronic mail indefinitely.
(Chu D) COVID-19 Local Government and School Recovery and Relief Act.
Current Text: Amended: 6/17/2020 html pdf
Last Amend: 6/17/2020
Status:7/1/2020-Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F.
Location: 7/1/2020-S. GOV. & F.
Summary: Current law imposes various taxes, including taxes on the privilege of engaging in certain activities. The Fee Collection Procedures Law, the violation of which is a crime, provides procedures for the collection of certain fees and surcharges. Current law establishes the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration in the Government Operations Agency to administer various statutory taxes and fees, as provided. Current law provides that the Controller shall superintend the fiscal concerns of the state. This bill would, on and after January 1, 2021, but before January 1, 2026, impose a tax on a large business, defined as a for-profit, private entity that has more than 500 employees that perform any part of their duties within the state, at the rate of $275 per employee. The bill would require the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration to administer the tax and collect the tax pursuant to the Fee Collection Procedures Law.
(Ting D) Temporary moratorium on foreclosures and unlawful detainer actions: coronavirus (COVID-19).
Current Text: Amended: 5/18/2020 html pdf
Last Amend: 5/18/2020
Status:7/1/2020-Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
Location: 7/1/2020-Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
Summary: Would prohibit a person from taking any action to foreclose on a residential real property while a state or locally declared state of emergency related to the COVID-19 virus is in effect and until 15 days after the state of emergency has ended, including, but not limited to, causing or conducting the sale of the real property or causing recordation of a notice of default.
(Rodriguez D) Price gouging: public safety power shutoffs.
Current Text: Amended: 3/12/2020 html pdf
Last Amend: 3/12/2020
Status: 6/5/2020-Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(b)(8). (Last location was A. APPR. on 3/12/2020)
Location: 6/5/2020-A. DEAD
Summary: Under current law, upon the proclamation of a state of emergency, as defined, by the President of the United States or the Governor, or upon the declaration of a local emergency, as defined, by the executive officer of any county, city, or city and county, and for 30 days following the proclamation or declaration of emergency, it is a misdemeanor with specified penalties for a person, contractor, business, or other entity to sell or offer to sell certain goods and services for a price that exceeds by 10% the price charged by that person immediately prior to the proclamation or declaration of emergency, except as specified. This bill would specify that, for a proclamation or declaration of emergency made because of a public safety power shutoff or because of an announcement that a public safety power shutoff will occur, the restrictions on increased pricing apply, only as specified, for a period lasting until 72 hours after the restoration of power.
(Levine D) Emergency services.
Current Text: Introduced: 2/11/2020 html pdf
Status: 6/9/2020-In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
Location: 6/9/2020-S. RLS.
Summary: Current law defines the terms “state of emergency” and “local emergency” to mean a duly proclaimed existence of conditions of disaster or of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property within the state caused by, among other things, fire, storm, or riot. This bill would additionally include a deenergization, defined as a planned public safety power shutoff, as specified, within those conditions constituting a state of emergency and a local emergency.
(Quirk D) Credit card surcharges.
Current Text: Introduced: 2/20/2020 html pdf
Status: 6/5/2020-Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(b)(6). (Last location was A. B. & F. on 3/12/2020)
Summary: Current law prohibits a retailer in any sales, service, or lease transaction from imposing surcharges on consumers who elect to use a credit card in lieu of payment by cash, check, or similar means, but permits a retailer to offer discounts to encourage payments by means other than credit cards, as specified. This bill would repeal these provisions. The bill would authorize a retailer in any sales, service, or lease transaction with a consumer to impose a surcharge on a cardholder who elects to use a credit card in lieu of payment by cash, check, or similar means, subject to two requirements.
(Cunningham R) California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
Status: 6/5/2020-Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(b)(6). (Last location was A. PRINT on 2/20/2020)
Summary: Current law, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, grants a consumer various rights in connection with a business, as defined, that collects a consumer’s personal information. The act requires a business to make certain disclosures to consumers regarding a consumer’s rights under the act.This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to those provisions.
(Wicks D) California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
Current Text: Amended: 5/4/2020 html pdf
Last Amend: 5/4/2020
Status: 5/29/2020-Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(b)(5). (Last location was P. & C.P. on 4/24/2020)
Location: 5/29/2020-A. DEAD
Summary: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 grants a consumer various rights with respect to personal information, as defined, that is collected or sold by a business, as defined, including the right to opt out of the sale of a consumer’s personal information. The CCPA defines terms for its purposes, including defining the term “sell” to mean, subject to specified exceptions, selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a consumer’s personal information by the business to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration. This bill would, instead, define “share” to mean, subject to specified exceptions, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a consumer’s personal information by the business to another business or a third party and would define “sell” to mean sharing for monetary or other valuable consideration.
(Aguiar-Curry D) Local government financing: affordable housing and public infrastructure: voter approval.
Current Text: Amended: 3/18/2019 html pdf
Last Amend: 3/18/2019
Status: 8/19/2019-Read third time. Refused adoption. Motion to reconsider made by Assembly Member Aguiar-Curry.
Location: 5/20/2019-A. RECONSIDERATION
Summary: The California Constitution prohibits the ad valorem tax rate on real property from exceeding 1% of the full cash value of the property, subject to certain exceptions. This measure would create an additional exception to the 1% limit that would authorize a city, county, city and county, or special district to levy an ad valorem tax to service bonded indebtedness incurred to fund the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or replacement of public infrastructure, affordable housing, or permanent supportive housing, or the acquisition or lease of real property for those purposes, if the proposition proposing that tax is approved by 55% of the voters of the city, county, or city and county, as applicable, and the proposition includes specified accountability requirements.
(Wiener D) Emergencies: COVID-19: commercial tenancies: evictions.
Current Text: Amended: 5/29/2020 html pdf
Last Amend: 5/29/2020
Status: 6/18/2020-June 18 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.
Location: 6/9/2020-S. APPR. SUSPENSE FILE
Summary: Would prohibit a commercial landlord, as defined, from serving a specified notice of eviction on a commercial tenant, as defined, until 90 days after the state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor on March 4, 2020, is lifted and if specified criteria apply, including that the commercial tenant served a written notice on the landlord affirming, under the penalty of perjury, that the commercial tenant is an eligible COVID-19 impacted commercial tenant. By creating a new crime with regard to the notice being signed under the penalty of perjury, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program. The bill would define an “eligible COVID-19 impacted commercial tenant” for the purposes of these provisions as a commercial tenant, operating primarily in California, that occupies commercial real property pursuant to a lease and that meets certain financially related criteria.
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