Recent Laws Passed In California

9 New California Laws You Should Know in 2020

While it’s hard to beat the entertainment factor of California's current strange laws, there are a few interesting new laws in 2020 worth knowing about. This year, hundreds of new California laws were introduced—and many …

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Bill Text SB138 School meal programs: free California

Existing law requires a school district or county superintendent of schools maintaining a kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, to provide a needy pupil, as defined, one nutritionally adequate free or reduced-price meal during each schoolday, and authorizes the school district or county superintendent of schools to use funds available from any federal or …

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New California AnimalWelfare Law Could Push Pork …

What’s unique in California (as well as Massachusetts, where a similar law was passed in 2016, but recent legislative efforts hope to delay its implementation to January 1, 2023) is that the

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Recent California Laws Passed 2019

15 new California laws you should know about in 2019 . Law (4 days ago) 15 new California laws you should know about in 2019 Here are 15 new laws that you might hear about in 2019. All laws went into effect on Jan. 1, unless otherwise noted. Legislators passed

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New California laws for 2020 Los Angeles Times

Dec. 27, 2019. California will ring in 2020 with hundreds of new state laws addressing a range of issues including monthly limits on gun purchases, more protections against high-interest loans

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Bacon may disappear in California as pig rules take effect

Barry Goodwin, an economist at North Carolina State University, estimated the extra costs at 15% more per animal for a farm with 1,000 breeding pigs. If half the pork supply was suddenly lost in

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California Expands Homeowners' Rights to Build …

Under California's statewide standards, as of January 1, 2020: Homeowners are allowed (in most cases) to build one ADU and one JADU per lot. If a local jurisdiction fails to act on a completed ADU/JADU application within 60 days, the application is deemed "approved." (CA. Gov. Code, § 65852.2 and Civil Code §§ 4740 and 4741.)

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New laws 2021: These new rules go into effect this year …

In New Mexico, the minimum wage will increase to $10.50, up $1.50 from the current $9 wage. And in California, the rate for employers with 26 workers or more will rise from $13 to $14 an hour, the

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Donnelly: Top 10 Stupid New California Laws in 2019

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly. 2 Jan 2019 0. With Democrats firmly in control in California it is a much easier task to find ten really, really bad laws in our modern-day version of Sodom and Gomorrah than it was for Lot to find ten moderately good men in …

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California Democrats legalize child prostitution

California Democrats legalize child prostitution. B eginning on Jan. 1, prostitution by minors will be legal in California. Yes, you read …

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Governor Gavin Newsom Signs 18 Bills California Governor

SACRAMENTO – Building on the state’s historic actions and investments this year to tackle the housing affordability crisis, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed 18 bills designed to help jumpstart housing production. Included was SB 330, major legislation aimed at removing local barriers to housing construction and speeding up new development.

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New and Proposed Laws and Legislation California

California Enacts a Raft of New Employment Laws. On Thursday, October 10, 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law several new measures that employers will need to comply with by January 1, 2020 and that will generally make it easier for employees to sue their employers. Specifically: AB 9 extends the statute of limitations period for

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LIST: New California laws in 2020 KRON4

The minimum wage is increasing in 72 jurisdictions in 2020, with most changes set to begin on Jan. 1. A total of 21 states and 26 cities and counties – …

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Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) California Department of

New! New ADU funding laws effective January 1, 2021. The California Health and Safety Code (HSC), Section 65583(c)(7), requires that cities and counties develop a plan that incentivizes and promotes the creation of ADUs that can be offered at affordable rent for very-low to moderate-income households.

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4 laws that are bringing big changes to California in 2019

It means a new beginning for many people convicted of possessing marijuana, something that is now legal under California law. The new law is a follow up to Prop 64, passed by California voters in

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Several New Laws Take Effect in California Today KFI AM 640

Another law taking effect today is an additional tax on gas for California commuters. Gas prices are now about a nickel higher, meaning the Golden State can boast the most expensive gas in the country. The gas tax jumped by an additional five-and-a-half-cents per gallon, as part of a law passed in 2017 by voters to raise about $5 billion per

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New California Laws? Here’s A Roundup Of Bills Passed This

The new law will go into effect in October 2019. Net Neutrality Brown will decide whether California should create the nation's strongest net …

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California Legislative Information

Using the new search options, you can now find bills using the following criteria: status, author, committee or floor location, and date ranges for various legislative actions on a bill. In addition, you may perform a more complex bill search by combining criteria available on one or more of the Advanced Search tabs.

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These laws could make life a little easier for lowincome

As part of the budget deal signed by Newsom in June, lawmakers increased the total savings that people can have while receiving CalWORKS, California’s cash assistance program, from $2,250 to $10,000. Under the new law, CalWORKS recipients also now can own vehicles with a value of up to $25,000, up from $9,500.

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New California Laws For 2019 capradio.org

Editor's Note: This is a look at laws taking effect in 2019. For a look at laws passed in 2019, see our roundup here. Every year hundreds of new California laws take effect Jan. 1.

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After years of delays, Southern California’s new smog

The new rule came after years of advocacy and a recent Grist analysis showing the troubling prevalence of oil wells — and the pollution they generate — in California's Black, Latino, and low

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clajahdesign: Recent Laws Passed In California

A slate of new laws that went into effect on jan. The state capitol in sacramento, california, september 10, 2015. New california laws taking effect in 2021 california. New california laws in 2020 california. We have compiled a select list of laws to help you plan accordingly and to stay apprised of your legal rights and obligations.

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The California Solar Mandate: Everything You Need to Know

The California Energy Commission introduced the California solar mandate which requires rooftop solar photovoltaic systems to be equipped on all new homes built on January 1, 2020 and beyond. This progressive ruling is the first of its kind in the US and is leading the nation to a cleaner energy future.

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15 new California laws you should know about in 2019

Subscribe for $1. California is ushering in the new year with hundreds of new laws on drunk driving, workplace sexual harassment, public release of police body camera footage and more. Here are 15

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New Laws Passed California 2020 lawlist.info

2020 New Laws: California's new wildfire laws explained . Law (2 days ago) California 2020 New Laws: California's new wildfire laws explained. Laws addressing water shortage emergencies, how loss is valued, and firefighters' mental health are coming in 2020.

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A Look At The 13 New Laws California Has Passed This Year

California has 13 new state laws on the books so far this year, ranging from minor technical changes to responses to some of the year’s most prominent issues. This month lawmakers passed the

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Pork is already super expensive. This new animalwelfare

Pork producers are not ready. What's unique in California (as well as Massachusetts, where a similar law was passed in 2016, but recent legislative efforts hope to delay its implementation to

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New California Laws 2018 capradio.org

New California Laws 2018. The California State Capitol on September 12, 2017. Editor's Note: This is a look at laws taking effect in 2018. For a look at laws passing in 2018, follow our coverage

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Recent Legislative Activity Death Penalty Information Center

PASSED Committee on Courts of Justice by a 15-6 vote on February 3. PASSED the House by a vote of 57-41 on February 5. Senate bill 1165 prefiled and referred to Committee on the Judiciary, January 8, 2021. PASSED the Committee on the Judiciary on January 18 by a 10-4 vote. Rereferred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

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California Landlord Tenant Laws [2021]: Renter's Rights & FAQs

The law does not specify how this notice is to be delivered, but writing is the most common. California landlords do not need permission to enter for emergencies that threaten the health and safety of the tenant. Small Claims Court in California. California small claims court will hear rent-related cases amount up to $10,000.

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California new laws for 2018 The Sacramento Bee

California’s lowest earners are in for a raise: The minimum wage increases by 50 cents, to $11 per hour for workers at companies with at least 26 employees, and to $10.50 for those at smaller firms.

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18 new California laws you should know going into 2018

18 new California laws you should know going into 2018. thanks to a new law that goes into effect Jan. 1. AB 711 will allow alcohol companies and businesses to team up with ride shares, like

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The Most Important New California Laws of 2015 KQED

The new law requires gas companies to provide schools and hospitals with timely public notice of such work. Alcohol tasting events( AB520 / AB1989 ) AB520 expands who can provide instructional tasting events of wine or distilled spirits at on-sale retail premise and places some new restrictions on such events.

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4 Important California Laws Passed in 2018 Legislative

Free meals: At California public schools, low-income students are given one free or reduced-price meal every day. This is part of a program initiated to ensure all students have food and can remain focused in class. Under the current law, there are 340,000 low-income students at charter schools that don’t fall under this program.

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The Top 5 Nutty New California Laws California Political

The Top 5 Nutty New California Laws. California has terrible elections laws. So, San Fran Nan introduces H.R. 1, to incorporate many of our election laws in Federal law and mandate the 49 other States have corrupt election laws as well. What happens in Sacramento does not stay in Sacramento—Democrats push it nationwide.

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California Misdemeanor and Felony Theft Laws and Charges

If services are stolen, the value of the services is determined according to the contract price for those services or, if there is no contract price, according to the reasonable and going wages for the services. (Cal. Penal Code § 484 (2020).) Petty Theft. California law defines petty theft as the theft of any property with a value of $950 or

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Overview of Legislative Process California

California Law. Bills that are passed by the Legislature and approved by the Governor are assigned a chapter number by the Secretary of State. These Chaptered Bills (also referred to as Statutes of the year they were enacted) then become part of the California Codes. The California Codes are a comprehensive collection of laws grouped by subject

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17 new California laws you should know in 2017

898 new laws go into effect in 2017. As we near the end of 2016, 898 new laws will go into effect in California in 2017 ranging from cellphone use while driving to gun control to human trafficking

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New California Laws to Know in 2018

California state lawmakers in 2017 passed nearly 900 bills that Gov. Jerry Brown then signed into law. Most of them take effect Monday. The new laws cover topics ranging from the Trump administrati…

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What are some new laws that came into effect in California?

1 Criminal Justice. Going into effect Sept. ... 2 Education. Starting next school year, it will be illegal for public schools in California to suspend students in 1st through 5th grade for willfully defying teachers or administrators. 3 Firearms. ... 4 Housing. ... 5 Animals/Environment. ... 6 Miscellaneous. ...

Will California's new law make it easier to get a safe ride home?

Bars and ride-sharing: Calling for a safe ride home could get even easier, thanks to a new law that goes into effect Jan. 1. AB 711 will allow alcohol companies and businesses to team up with ride shares, like Uber and Lyft, as well as taxi services, to give out vouchers or promo codes for discounted rides.6.

What's new in California's new privacy law?

This California privacy law offers individuals more control over the sharing of their personal information and provides a new level of privacy online. Thanks to California's new legislation, all adult couples have the right to become domestic partners. 6. Domestic Partnerships

What are the new laws for 2020 in California?

California will ring in 2020 with hundreds of new state laws addressing a range of issues including monthly limits on gun purchases, more protections against high-interest loans, increased pay for low-wage jobs and the end of touring circus shows featuring exotic animals.