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BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- September 10, 2021

Posted: September 10, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
9/11 REFLECTION Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the attack on America which has resulted in so many changes in the way we live our daily lives and the continuing saga of Afghanistan. So many of us shared in the common sorrow and anger of that day which resulted in a unity that is sadly lacking today.  As Americans let’s concentrate this weekend on how we can once again share in the common love of our country.   VOTE! MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD! Tuesday is the statewide California Recall ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- September 3, 2021

Posted: September 3, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
ONE WEEK TO GO! The California State Legislative Session has just one week to go, and a crush of bills are being heard on the Floor in the next week. The final week of Session coinciding with the final full week of campaigning for the California Recall election as well as the ever-lingering COVID-19 pandemic, is making for one of the most hectic end-of-sessions in years. Below are some of the hottest topics being discussed right now, but just know your staff in Sacramento will track and engage on ...

CBPA Weekly Update: August 27, 2021

Posted: August 27, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
ACTION!  CARBON NEUTRALITY BILL PASSES APPROPS  AB 1395 (Muratsuchi; D-Torrance) passed of the Senate Suspense File yesterday and a large coalition of businesses are working together to stop the bill. The bill would establish new climate goals to achieve 90% emission reductions by 2045 with undefined policies. This bill will cost $4 TRILLION over next 25 years and put hundreds of thousands of good paying jobs at risk. AB 1395 requires the state to achieve “carbon neutrality” no later than ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- August 20, 2021

Posted: August 20, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
CALCHAMBER LEADER ZAREMBERG TO RETIRE  Allan Zaremberg, President and CEO of the California Chamber of Commerce has officially informed the CalChamber Board of Directors and the organization’s staff of his planned retirement at the end of 2021. A year ago, Zaremberg notified members of CalChamber’s Executive Committee of his intended retirement date. Rex S. Hime, President and CEO of California Business Properties Association released the following statement: “Allan Zaremberg and the Cal Chamber ...

BOMA Weekly Update- July 16, 2021

Posted: July 16, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
WEEKLY ON HIATUS THROUGH SUMMER RECESS This is the last eWeekly you will receive until Friday, August 20, 2021.  The Legislature is going off on Summer Recess and will be back in mid-August and we’ll be there to engage on your behalf for the last month of the 2021 Session and rolling into the Gubernatorial recall!   HOUSING KILLER WILDFIRE BILL DIES IN COMMITTEE A bill that would significantly curtail housing opportunities for hundreds of thousands of renters and homebuyers and identified ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- July 9, 2021

Posted: July 9, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
TRAUMA KIT MANDATE  Our industry has moved to an oppose position on SB 687 (Hueso; D-San Diego) a bill that improperly requires building managers/property owners to install and provide training material to tenants on how to use a tourniquet meant for tactical combat casualty care. Additionally, the bill lacks any liability protections for those properties that are mandated to install the kits. SB 687 inappropriately mirrors the statute that was carefully written to fix issues related automated ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- July 2, 2021

Posted: July 2, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY  What started out as a celebration to mark our young nation’s independence from England more than 200 years ago has evolved into a national holiday that celebrates the American spirit and our nation’s independent and powerful leadership in the World. We were founded by recognizing a person’s inherent rights and responsibilities. We were founded on the principles of equality, religious tolerance, and opportunity. These beliefs have been challenged many times over the years, ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- June 25, 2021

Posted: June 25, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
RESIDENTIAL EVICTION MORATORIUM & RENT PAYMENTS The Governor and Legislative Leaders yesterday announced a deal to extend residential eviction protections and pay up to 100% of past rent for some tenants.  The bill will be up for a vote on Monday, and it requires a 2/3 majority. According to a release from the Governor’s office, “The three-party agreement on AB 832 – which extends the current eviction moratorium through September 30, 2021 – will ensure that California quickly uses the ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update: June 11, 2021

Posted: June 11, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
CCRES WRAP-UP Tuesday afternoon, June 8, we held our online California Commercial Real Estate Summit via Zoom and it was a huge success! Over 100 attendees were able to hear from Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Adkins, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, the Los Angeles Time’s Sacramento Bureau Chief, John Myers and Senior Attorney for Pacific Legal Foundation, Damien Schiff . CBPA staff gave critical presentations on the AB 255 (Muratsuchi),  energy code, ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- June 4, 2021

Posted: June 4, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
FIRST HOUSE DEADLINE 2021 Today marks the halfway point of the 2021 Legislative Session, one that has seen a heavier flow of budget activity, major bills, and fast tracked policy items to address the pandemic. Over 2,700 bills were introduced this year – our industry has been tracking and engaging on more than 500. One of the Capitol’s well-known legislative historians, Chris Micheli reports that 66.3% of the Senate Bills and 49.6% of the Assembly Bills introduced passed their respective Houses. On ...
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