BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- October 22, 2021

Posted: October 22, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
BUSINESS GROUPS CALL FOR ACTION ON PORT BACKLOG  As the backlog at our California ports continues to grow, urgent action is needed.  Along with our partners at the California Business Roundtable, California Retailers Association and California Manufacturers & Technology Association, we created a new goods-movement coalition to come up with solutions and call for action on this issue that challenges all parts of the California economy. This issue doesn’t just challenge our ports, it impacts ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- October 15, 2021

Posted: October 15, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
LAST DAY FOR GOVERNOR TO SIGN/VETO BILLS Sunday was the last day for Governor Newsom to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature (Art. IV, Sec.10(b)(1) of the State Constitution). 836 bills reached Governor Newsom’s Desk during the 2021 Legislative Session.  He signed 770 bills in 2021, or 92% and he vetoed 66 bills in 2021, or 7.9 %. Our industry tracked and engaged on more than 500 bills introduced this legislative session. Below is a summary for some of the priority bills that made it to ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- October 8, 2021

Posted: October 8, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
LAST DAY FOR GOVERNOR TO SIGN/VETO BILLS Sunday is the last day for Governor Brown to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature (Art. IV, Sec.10(b)(1) of the State Constitution).  We have already reported on a tranche of bills he signed regarding affordable housing and warehousing regulations.  Next week, after the deadline, expect a full report on all the Governor’s actions in 2021.   L.A. CITY COUNCIL PASSES STRICTEST COVID VAX MANDATE IN U.S. Earlier this week, the City of Los Angeles ...

BOMA CALIFORNIA Weekly Update- October 1, 2021

Posted: October 1, 2021 | Posted by Crystal Whitfield | No Comments
STATEWIDE COMMERCIAL EVICTION MORATORIUM EXPIRES The California Executive Order explicitly authorizing local government the ability to adopt local COMMERCIAL eviction moratoriums expires today.  The Governor has given no indication he will extend the order again. The original Executive order “N-28-20,” adopted in March 2020, specifically allowed local governments to halt Commercial Evictions to May 31 and has been extended several times.  Our industry supported the initial Executive Order and ...

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 ...
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