2019 Legislation

Thursday, January 17, 2019

AB 40: Requires the California Air Resources Board to develop a comprehensive strategy to move toward complete electrification of new passenger vehicles sold in the state by 2040.

AB 61: Strengthens an existing tool to prevent gun-related tragedies by authorizing school employees, employers and co-workers to petition the courts for a Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO), which temporarily takes away someone’s firearm if they pose a danger to themselves or others.

AB 68 and 69: Removes more red tape to make it easier for property owners to build Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), which are commonly known as “granny flats” and “in-law” units, to help ease the state’s housing crisis.

AB 161: Makes e-receipts the default practice for businesses by 2022, unless customers request a hard copy, to reduce the environmental and public impacts from paper receipts.