GCVCC Legislative update
CA Judicial Council Action Amending Emergency Rule No. 9 as Provided in SP20-01wa
We appreciate the Judicial Council’s recognition that a declaration of a state of emergency is not an appropriate reference point for tolling purposes. States of emergency remain in effect long after initial dangers have ended. Federal relief directly correlated with the ongoing state of emergency can be necessary to aid in a state’s economic recovery even after the immediate dangers of the emergency have subsided. A state of emergency remaining in effect also has
other purposes, such as ensuring that anti-price gouging laws can be enforced and providing streamlined unemployment insurance application procedures to help people get relief sooner.