The Return of the California State Legislature

Advocacy Updates, Relevance|

Architects-Voice-Advocacy-Update-sq-April2020The California State Legislature returns to Sacramento after missing more than a month due to the COVID-19 virus during what would otherwise have been a busy time.  The State Assembly returned this week, and the State Senate will return next …

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Governor’s Stay Home Executive Order – What does it mean for construction?

Advocacy, Advocacy Issues, COVID-19, Relevance|

Covid19-Governor’s Stay Home Executive Order – What does it mean for constructionGovernor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order on Thursday, March 19, ordering Californians to stay home with a few exceptions, such as leaving home for food, medicine or groceries, or to exercise.

Several types of business are exempt from this …

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Advocacy Update – Bills, Bills, Bills.

Advocacy Updates, AIACA, Relevance|

The bill introduction season in the California Legislature has ended.  Between January 6 and February 21 more than 2,200 bills were introduced.  The California Legislature now begins the bill hearing season, when most of those 2,200 bills will have their …

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Advocacy Update February 2020 – Don’t Forget. There are New Laws You Need to Know.

Advocacy, Relevance|

We wrote in December about some new laws you should know, and want to remind you of two important ones, in case you missed our earlier article.

Employee or Independent Contractor

A very significant new California law went into effect …

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Changes in California Building Code

Government Relations, Relevance|

The 2019 Building Code (effective 1/1/2020) allows below-grade use of foam plastic building insulation without flame retardants.  This change was made possible due to the work of the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the support of many interested …

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