Legislation 2021-2022 Bills

AB 44
Authorizes a Realtor who has changed their surname to continue to use their former name for marketing.

AB 49
Consolidates duplicative programs for more efficient approval process for affordable housing financing.

AB 63
Cuts green tape, allowing for the restoration of marine life along California’s Coast.

AB 67
Sea Level Rise Preparedness Act of 2021 - Ensures that Sea Level Rise analyses are included when state agencies plan for and invest in state infrastructure.

AB 72
Coastal Adaptation Permitting Act of 2021 - Establishes a coordinated and efficient process for coastal adaptation permitting.

AB 77
Jarrod’s Law - Raises standards and protects patients in the substance abuse treatment industry by requiring substance abuse treatment programs to be licensed by the Department of Health Care Services.

AB 110
Preventing Prisoner Unemployment Benefit Fraud - Requires the Employment Development Department (EDD) to cross-check incarceration records and prevents fraud.

AB 265
Ensures the state retains high-quality jobs that help provide critical lab services in the fight against COVID-19 and other health crises faced by Californians.

AB 400
Establishes the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Oversight Advisory Board to regularly review the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) UI operations and make recommendations to EDD, the Governor, and the Legislature to achieve ongoing efficiency.

AB 466
Helps connect Californians with their unclaimed property by allowing the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) to share business tax information with the State Controller’s Office (SCO).

AB 540
Helps more seniors remain in their homes and communities by improving beneficiary awareness of and access to the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

AB 593
The Golden State Innovation Act – Restores the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit and Net Operating Loss (NOL) deductions for Life Sciences companies in California.

AB 668

Ensures future student loan forgiveness is tax-free in the State of California effective December 30, 2020 through January 1, 2026.

AB 689
Allows Domestic Violence centers to include new text-based technology like computer chat lines and phone texting in their hotline services.

AB 954
Improves fire safety for the city of Laguna Woods.

AB 1057
Allows ghost guns to be seized under emergency Gun Violence Restraining Orders. 

AB 1158
Improves patient protections and increases consumer confidence by establishing minimum insurance coverage standards for licensed drug abuse recovery and treatment facilities and recovery residences that contract with a government entity.

AB 1286
Strengthens existing law that requires counties to report their annual number of child marriages to the state.

AB 1351
Appropriately aligns penalties for fentanyl trafficking to prevent deaths.

AB 1408
Removes costly barriers to innovative coastal adaptation projects along the coast.