|5/5/2020-From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and rerefer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on L., P.E. & R.
|Workers’ compensation: COVID-19: essential occupations and industries. Would define “injury,” for certain employees who are employed in an occupation or industry deemed essential in the Governor’s Executive Order of March 19, 2020 (Executive Order N-33-20), except as specified, or who are subsequently deemed essential, to include coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that develops or manifests itself during a period of employment of those persons in the essential occupation or industry.
|2/3/2020-died on unfinished business file, reconsideration pending.
|protections. Current law prohibits an employer from discharging or discriminating or retaliating against, an employee who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking because of the employee’s status as a victim, if the employer has notice or knowledge of that status. Current law additionally prohibits an employer with 25 or more employees from discharging, or discriminating or retaliating against, an employee who is a victim, in this regard, who takes time off to obtain specified services or counseling.
|1/2/2020-In Senate, read first time. To Com. On RLS for assignment
|Wellness programs. Would prohibit health care service plans and insurers from sharing any personal information or data collected through a wellness program, except as specified, and would prohibit health care service plans or insurers from taking any adverse action, as defined, against an enrollee or member, or insured (individual), if the action of the health care service plans or insurers is in response to an individual’s election to not participate in a wellness program.
|5/18/2020-From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and rerefer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on L., P.E. & R.
|Workers’ compensation: injury: communicable disease. Would define “injury,” for certain state and local firefighting personnel, peace officers, certain hospital employees, and certain fire and rescue services coordinators who work for the Office of Emergency Services to include being exposed to or contracting, on or after January 1, 2020, a communicable disease, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), that is the subject of a state or local declaration of a state of emergency that is issued on or after January 1, 2020.
|6/11/2020-From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and rerefer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on JUD.
|California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) grants a consumer various rights with regard to personal information relating to that consumer collected by a business.
|5/18/2020-From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and rerefer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.
|Temporary moratorium on foreclosures and unlawful detainer actions: coronavirus (COVID-19). Would prohibit a person from taking any action to foreclose on a residential real property while a state or locally declared state of emergency related to the COVID-19 virus is in effect and until 15 days after the state of emergency has ended, including, but not limited to, causing or conducting the sale of the real property or causing recordation of a notice of default.
|2/3/2020-From committee: Filed with the Chief Clerk pursuant to Joint Rule 56.
|Discrimination in employment: drug rehabilitation programs. Under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, it is unlawful to engage in specified discriminatory employment practices, including hiring, promotion, and termination based on certain protected characteristics, including race, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or applicable security regulations.
|1/13/2020-Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Leyva.
|eligibility for benefits. Would restore eligibility for unemployment benefits after the first 3 weeks of a trade dispute for an employee who left work because of the trade dispute.
|5/29/2020-Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
|Proclaimed state and local emergencies: proclamations, communications, and materials: translation. Would require all proclamations, communications, materials, and announcements made by the Governor or a state agency related to a duly proclaimed state of emergency to be made available in all languages spoken by a substantial number of non-Englishspeaking people.
|6/11/2020-Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
|Tenancy: rental payment default: state of emergency: COVID-19. Would prohibit a landlord from applying a security deposit or monthly rental payment for the satisfaction of an obligation other than the prospective month’s rent if the obligation accrued during or within 90 days after the termination of a state of emergency related to COVID-19, except as specified.
|5/20/2020-In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
|Housing and Homeless Response Fund: personal income taxation: mortgage interest deduction. The Personal Income Tax Law allows various deductions in computing the income that is subject to the taxes imposed by that law, including, in modified conformity with federal income tax laws, a deduction for a limited amount of interest paid on acquisition indebtedness, as defined, with respect to a qualified residence of the taxpayer Current law specifies for these purposes that a qualified residence includes the taxpayer’s principal residence and one other residence selected by the taxpayer, as provided. This bill, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2020, would disallow the deduction of acquisition indebtedness with respect to a qualified residence of a taxpayer other than the principal residence.
|6/11/2020-Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 55. Noes 15.) In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
|6/9/2020-In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
|Residential property insurance. Current law generally regulates residential property insurance. Current law prescribes the standard form of the California Residential Insurance Disclosure, which sets forth a description of certain types of insurance coverage, and explains that building code upgrade coverage covers additional costs to comply with building codes in effect at the time of loss or rebuilding.
|6/15/2020-Read third time. Refused passage. Motion to reconsider made by Assembly Member Limón.
|COVID-19: homeowner, tenant, and consumer relief. Would enact the COVID-19 Homeowner, Tenant, and Consumer Relief Law of 2020. The bill, with respect to residential mortgage loans, would prohibit a mortgage servicer, mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent from taking specified actions during the covered period.
|6/11/2020-In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
|False Claims Act. The False Claims Act requires a complaint filed by a qui tam plaintiff to be filed in superior court in camera and allows the complaint to remain under seal for up to 60 days to allow for the Attorney General or prosecuting attorney to elect to intervene and proceed with the action or to decline to proceed, as specified.
|6/11/2020-Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 72. Noes 1.) In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
|Advertising: automatic renewal and continuous service offers: notice and online termination. Would make it unlawful for the business to fail to provide a consumer with a notice explaining how to cancel an automatic renewal offer or continuous service offer if the consumer accepted a free gift or trial, lasting for a predetermined period of time, that was included in an automatic renewal offer or continuous service offer or accepted an automatic renewal offer or continuous service offer at a promotional or discounted price, and the applicability of that price was limited to a predetermined period of time.