Tag: Business Legislative Advocacy Committee

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News from the GCVCC Business Legislative Advocacy Committee The GCVCC has issued a letter of support for Cathedral City’s bid to receive a Caltrans ATP Cycle 5 Grant. The grant application is part of “Connect Cathedral City”, a joint initiative between the City and the Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) to develop active transportation […]Read More

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GCVCC Business Legislative Update GCVCC Opposes AB 1436 The GCVCC respectfully OPPOSES AB 1436, as amended on July 2. This bill forces rental property owners to forgo collecting rent for the entire duration of the state of emergency or until April 1, 2021 (whichever comes first) and then prohibits owners from collecting on the unpaid […]Read More

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GCVCC Business Legislative Update GCVCC Supports AB 2323 The GCVCC is pleased to SUPPORT AB 2323 (Friedman), as amended, which would bring meaningful changes to existing streamlining provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in order to promote more “climate-friendly” residential housing in California. AB 2323 advances two very practical improvements to existing CEQA […]Read More

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GCVCC Legislative Update 2020 GCVCC Opposes AB 664 Establishes Costly “Conclusive Presumption” of Injury. Significantly increases workers’ compensation costs for public employers and public and private hospitals by “conclusively” presuming (non-rebuttable) that exposure or contraction of communicable diseases, including COVID-19, are caused by the workplace and defines required compensation to include non-workers’ compensation items such […]Read More

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GCVCC Legislative Update 2020 GCVCC Opposes AB 196 Establishes Costly “Conclusive Presumption” of Injury. Significantly increases workers’ compensation costs for employers by “conclusively” presuming (non-rebuttable) that contraction of COVID-19 by all “essential workers” is a workplace injury. Establishes an extremely concerning precedent for expanding presumptions into the private sector for COVID-19 issues, which the Workers’ […]Read More

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GCVCC Legislative Update 2020 GCVCC Opposes SB 893 Expands Costly Presumption of Injury. Significantly increases workers’ compensation costs for public and private hospitals by presuming that certain diseases (including COVID-19) and injuries are caused by the workplace and establishes an extremely concerning precedent for expanding presumptions into the private sector.  Read More