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4 hours ago New California laws signed by Newsom on issues ranging from condiments to condoms. In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses reporters after beating back the

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Just Now 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 took effect on January 1—so there’s a lot to keep track of.. These 2020 California laws apply to every aspect of life. From renting …

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1 hours ago 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 Prop

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4 hours ago Governor Newsom Announces California Will Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars & Drastically Reduce Demand for Fossil Fuel in California’s Fight Against Climate Change Published: Sep 23, 2020 Executive order directs state to require that, by 2035, all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California be zero-emission vehicles

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024.549.4779 hours ago 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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6 hours ago The measure signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom builds on a 2017 law requiring low-income schools in disadvantaged areas to provide students with free menstrual products. It expands the law to

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8 hours ago California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 24 signed Assembly Bill 793, which requires that plastic bottles covered by the bottle deposit program contain at least 15% post-consumer resin (PCR) by 2022, 25% by 2025 and 50% by 2030. Both chambers of the legislature passed the bill in August without any votes in opposition.

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2 hours ago Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter.It’s Thursday, Aug. 5.I’m Justin Ray. An animal protection law passed years ago has some fearing the end of bacon in California

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4 hours ago Date Published: 08/28/2020 09:00 PM. SB793:v93#DOCUMENT. Bill Start. Senate Bill No. 793. CHAPTER 34. An act to add Article 5 (commencing with Section 104559.5) to Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 103 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to tobacco products. [ Approved by Governor August 28, 2020. Filed with Secretary of State August 28, 2020.

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1. AB 1884: Plastic Straw Ban. This law bans restaurants statewide from giving out single-use straws unless requested by customers. It only applies to full-service dining establishments, but exempts fast-food restaurants.
2. SB 1192: The “No Coke for Kids”* Act. This law bans soda from being served with meals in restaurants that come with a drink, forcing the restaurant to provide a “healthy” beverage as the drink default option — such as milk, water, sparkling water, or flavored water with no added natural or artificial sweeteners.
3. AB 3219: The “Citizen Disarmament Act”* of 2019. This law prohibits anyone convicted of a misdemeanor domestic violence offense after January 1, 2019 from possessing a firearm for the rest of their lives.
4. AB 2103: CCW Permit Training Tax. Another requirement on law-abiding gun owners forces gun owners with a concealed carry license to pay for and undergo a minimum of eight hours of training, and to demonstrate proficiency and safety on the shooting range.
5. SB 1100: The “Long Gun Age Discrimination”* Act. This law bans anyone younger than 21 from buying a long gun, such as a rifle or shotgun, from a licensed firearms dealer.
6. SB 1200: The “Minority Report” Gun Confiscation* Act Part II. This law adds magazines and ammunition to the list of items that can be “temporarily confiscated” with a gun violence restraining order.
7. AB 216: The “Illegal Alien Voter-Fraud Enablement” Act. Under the guise of making the vote by mail process easier and more accessible, this law requires taxpayers to pay for the postage of all mail ballots.
8. AB 1066: The “Illegal Alien Overtime “Act. Democrats and establishment Republicans who hate the idea of a border wall and the enforcement of immigration law always tell us that without illegal aliens, all our produce will rot in the fields.
9. SB 826: “Glass Ceiling Affirmative Action” Act. This law compels public companies in California to have at least one female director on their boards by the end of the year.
10. SB 179: The “Gender X Confusion” Act. If you don’t want to “identify” according your biological sex, California just made it easier to opt out of the real world.

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7 hours ago 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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9 hours ago California lawmakers passed a bill Monday that would reduce penalties for adults who have oral or anal sex with a willing minor child if the sex offender is within ten years of the age of the victim. The bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Gavin Newsom (D). According to SB 145, the legislation “would exempt from mandatory registration” as a

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2 hours ago 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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9 hours ago A law school is a very important part in your quest to become a lawyer. Click here to see this article on the cheapest law schools in California & more

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Just Now 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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8 hours ago 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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5 hours ago Below is a summary of the legislation recently passed to fight California’s ongoing housing crisis. Senate Bill 8 SB 8 extends the …

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1 hours ago Public Law Number Bill Number and Title Date; PL 116-344 TXT PDF (212KB): S.5076 - A bill to authorize the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate to delegate authority to approve payroll and personnel actions.: 01/13/2021: PL 116-343 TXT PDF (220KB): S.1310 - Organization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2020: 01/13/2021: PL 116 …

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6 hours ago California Statutes. California Statutes are Chaptered Bills. A bill is "chaptered" by the Secretary of State after it has passed through both houses of the Legislature and has been signed by the Governor or becomes law without the Governor's signature. Statutes available online are those from 1993 to the present. Search California Statutes.

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2 hours ago AB 38. Summary: Homes built before Jan. 1, 2020, will need to be retrofitted to meet standards set by the State Fire Marshal, and other state agencies will need to aid in the creation of plans to

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7 hours ago 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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2 hours ago In March 2000, the California voters passed Proposition 17 amending the State Constitution and granting to the legislature the authority to enact a law permitting nonprofit organizations (including service clubs) to conduct raffles under certain conditions: first, the raffle must be used to

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5 hours ago This bill would, until January 1, 2030, prohibit an owner of residential real property from, over the course of any 12-month period, increasing the gross rental rate for a dwelling or unit more than 5% plus the percentage change in the cost of living, as defined, or 10%, whichever is lower, of the lowest gross rental rate charged for the immediately preceding 12 months, …

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2 hours ago Citizens. California Proposition 47 was on the ballot as an initiated state statute in California on November 4, 2014. It was approved . A " yes " vote supported classifying certain crimes as misdemeanors instead of felonies unless the defendant had prior convictions for murder, rape, certain sex offenses or certain gun crimes; allowing

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3 hours ago 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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2 hours ago SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are expected to work late into the evening on Friday as they finish their work for …

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2 hours ago Three of the most insane laws going into effect in California are: 1. Illegal Immigrants Can Drive Legally. Although its supporters have good intentions, the new law allowing driver's licenses for

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6 hours ago 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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4 hours ago Enjoy unlimited articles at one of our lowest prices ever. 15 new California laws you should know about in 2019 passed in 2017. AB 516: This bill, which the legislature passed in 2016

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5 hours ago The California Vehicle Code is a rulebook containing all traffic laws. The California Department of Motor Vehicles sells it, but you can get this nearly 1000-page reference for free online. The California Vehicle Code covers everything to do with the rules of the roads and driving, including: Registration and titling of vehicles. Anti-theft laws.

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1 hours ago 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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4 hours ago California law seeks to improve conditions for pigs. 1 of 1. While eating meat is the norm in the U.S., many people wish farm animals a happier life pre-burger. Which is …

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7 hours ago New Rent Control Eviction Protection Law in California Civil Code 1946.2 and 1947.12 are contained within the Tenant Protection Act of 2019, sponsored by Assemblyman Chiu as AB 1482, outlining a new set of laws limit evictions and rents. It is the first major law passed by California since the housing crisis began. The two main parts to this new law are: Just …

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5 hours ago 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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6 hours ago With the threat of bacon and egg shortages looming, the House passed a bill Wednesday aimed at avoiding any disruption to food supplies next year by updating the 2016 ballot law that set standards

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3 hours ago 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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2 hours ago TEXAS: On May 19, Gov. Greg Abbott signed SB8, a fetal heartbeat abortion bill, banning abortion as early as six weeks. The bill relies on private citizens to sue people who aid women in getting

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5 hours ago Facts to Know About California Inheritance Laws. Many people do not have a will. In like manner, many people die without a will. As a result, when a person who lives in California passes away, their property and estate will be distributed based on inheritance laws found in Division 6 of the California Probate Code.

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9 hours ago All bills. Here is a breakdown of all 10,793 bills and resolutions currently before Congress: Enacted Laws. There are 65 enacted bills and joint resolutions so far in this session of Congress.. Passed Resolutions. There are 347 passed resolutions so far in this session of Congress (for joint and concurrent resolutions, passed both chambers).. Got A Vote

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5 hours ago Low 27F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70%. 46 villages — or 9% of the villages in the state — have passed laws

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6 hours ago Most employers in California are subject to both the federal and state minimum wage laws. Also, local entities (cities and counties) are allowed to enact minimum wage rates and several cities * have recently adopted ordinances which establish a higher minimum wage rate for employees working within their local jurisdiction.

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1. Preempts Rent Control: AL Code § 11-80-8.1 (2019) Enactment of ordinances, resolutions, etc., controlling rent charged for leasing private property prohibited. (a) As used in this section, “local governmental unit” means any political subdivision of this state including, but not limited to, a county, city, town, or municipality, if the political subdivision provides local government services in a geographically limited area of this state as its primary purpose and it has the power to act primarily on behalf of that area. (b) A local governmental unit shall not enact, maintain, or enforce an ordinance, resolution, or rule that would have the effect of controlling the amount of rent charged for leasing private property. This section does not impair the right of any local governmental unit to manage and control property in which the local governmental unit has a property interest.

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6 hours ago Enjoy unlimited articles at one of our lowest prices The law was passed in response to to take the COVID-19 vaccine following new laws passed by the state's legislature last week that

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9 hours ago SF case tests state’s will on housing crisis. For years, California politicians have talked about cracking down on local governments that arbitrarily reject much-needed housing projects and have even passed some laws to that effect. However, as the housing crisis has worsened, threatening to derail the state’s economy, there has been little

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4 hours ago The Animal Legal Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our EIN number is 94-2681680. The Animal Legal Defense Fund is rated four-stars by Charity Navigator, is a Platinum Level GuideStar Exchange participant, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, and an Independent Charity Seal of Excellence awardee, ensuring that we meet the highest standards …

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Just Now This chart summarizes new laws passed by the California Legislature that may affect REALTORS® in 2019. The new law defines the rental price for housing for purposes of the crime of price gouging, as follows: applicable California law, including common law, and duties and obligations to the salesperson’s or broker associate’s

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What are the new laws for affordable housing in California?

New laws effective January 1, 2020 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.

How many codes are there in California law?

California Law consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas. Search California Code. California Statutes are Chaptered Bills. A bill is "chaptered" by the Secretary of State after it has passed through both houses of the Legislature and has been signed by the Governor or becomes law without the Governor's signature.

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. ...

Is California's new law the strongest law for farm animals?

For pigs specifically, it says they must be raised in spaces that are at least 24 square feet, up from 20 square feet set in 2020. Josh Balk, vice president of farm animal protection for the Humane Society, called California’s law “the strongest law for farm animals in the world,” according to the Washington Post.

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