With most budget action done, both houses now return attention to second house policy committee action on bills. The budget bill awaits action by the Governor. Floors will meet Monday and Thursday though action is light.
Tuesday – Sen. Judiciary @ 1:30 PM AB 291 (Chiu) – Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure Tuesday – Sen Trans and Housing @ 1:30 PM AB 494 (Bloom) – 2nd Unit cleanup bill AB 678 (Bocanegra) – Housing Accountability Act (HAA) enforcement AB 932 (Ting) – Revised building code standards for shelters AB 1086 (Daly) – […]
Bills that are set for hearing next week. Support or opposition letters due this week June 27 – Senate Judiciary AB 1269 (Stone) – Mobilehome Residency Law dispute mediation program. June 27 – Senate Judiciary AB 73 (Chiu) – Planning and zoning: housing sustainability districts.. AB 317 (Aguiar-Curry) – Napa County; farmworker housing matching funds. […]
The Sacramento Bee sums up the looming question of whether the legislature will act on housing before it takes its summer vacation.
Focus this week is on the budget, which must be approved by midnight Wednesday. Conference Committee finished its work Thursday and closed out most items, but a complete budget deal has not yet been announced. Light agendas in housing-related policy committees. Floor meets Monday and Thursday, and likely Wednesday for a budget vote.
Tuesday – Sen. Trans and Housing @ 1:30 PM AB 56 (Holden) – Clarifies that iBank funds can be used for “housing related infrastructure.” AB 879 (Grayson) – Expands housing element analysis of non-governmental constraints. Wednesday – Asm. Local Gov @ 1:30 PM SB 240 (Dodd) – Authorizes an increase in the amount that Napa […]
The political fallout from the controversial vote in April to invest in transportation funding and fund it with an increase in the gas tax is having policymaking reverberations that are impacting other key initiatives, including housing. Shortly after the vote, a recall campaign was announced to unseat Orange County Democrat Sen. Josh Newman. Since then, Dem […]
Following last week’s deadline to move bills out of their first house, this week is quieter on the policy front. Committees are meeting once again, but agendas are light. Budget Conference Committee is meeting to go through items with the goal of finishing the budget this week for floor action next week.
Tuesday – Sen. Trans and Housing @ 1:30 PM AB 1137 (Maienschein) – Requiring HCD-funded housing to allow at least one pet. AB 1505 (Bloom) – Overturning the Palmer decision.
Conference Committee will meet upon call of the chair on Monday afternoon to finish its first pass through the budget. It is then expected to meet later in the week to make a final pass through the budget and act on any remaining differences between Senate and Assembly versions. Among items of interest to housers: […]