Action Center

Action Center

Welcome to the Action Center, where you can find a list of current legislative proposals that need your advocacy! 

The League of California Cities is its strongest when joined by the voices of members and coalition partners. The League's legislative and regional public affairs teams are here to work hand-in-hand with members to protect local control and stand up for city interests.
 
Should you have any questions or would like to recieve a copy of the Action Alert, please contact your Regional Public Affairs Manager.

We appreciate your support!

*** NOTE ***
The Legislature has a new letter submission process that requires
ALL LETTERS TO BE UPLOADED INTO A NEW ELECTRONIC PORTAL.
The portal will automatically send letters to the author’s office and the committee(s) of jurisdiction.

  1. Please visit https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/advocates/ to create an account and upload this letter. If you are having difficulty accessing the portal, please contact Carly at our office cshelby@cacities.org 916-658-8279.
  2. In addition to submitting the letter through the portal, please send a physical copy to your Legislator(s), and continue to send a copy by email to your Regional Public Affairs Manager, and the League’s city letter account (cityletters@cacities.org).

 

Current Action:

OPPOSE  AB 516 (Chiu) Authority to Remove Vehicles
Would eliminate the ability for cities to adequately enforce state and local vehicle violations. Specifically, this measure would eliminate the abilitiy to: 1) Immobilize, or place a boot on a vehicle, for motorists who have five or more unpaid parking tickets; 2) Remove vehicles with registration expired for 6 or more months; and 3) Remove vehicles that do not adhere to a 72-hour notice to move the vehicle.
Sample City Letter

SUPPORT AB 1080 (Gonzalez)/SB 54 (Allen) California Circular Economy and Plastic 
Seeks to reduce 75% of single use plastic packaging and products sold in California by 2030 and require all single use plastics and packaging sold in the state to be recyclable or compostable by 2030. The bill also requires CalRecycle to develop a scoping plan to achieve this goal.
AB 1080 Sample Letter
SB 54 Sample Letter

SUPPORT  AB 213 (Reyes) Annexation Financing.
Restores funding to 140 cities that lost funds following the annexation of inhabited territory; reestablishes previous fiscal incentives for cities that annex inhabited territory.
Sample City Letter


SUPPORT  SB 5 (Beall/McGuire) Affordable Housing and Community Development Investment Program.
Creates a local-state partnership to provide up to $2 billion annually to fund state-approved affordable housing, infrastructure, and economic development projects that also support state policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, expand transit oriented development (TOD), address poverty, and revitalize neighborhoods. This measure restores RDA-type ongoing financing for these important projects.
Sample City Letter

OPPOSE  SB 330 (Skinner) Housing Crisis Act of 2019
SB 330 would, among other things, declare a statewide housing crisis and for a five-year period, prohibit a city from imposing parking requirements near rail stops, and freeze nearly all project related fees once a developer submits a “preliminary” application.
Sample City Letter

OPPOSE SB 542 (Stern) Workers' Compensation.
Would provide that in the case of certain state and local firefighting personnel and peace officers, the term "injury" also includes a mental health condition or mental disability that results in a diagnosis of post-traumatic stree or mental health disorder that develops or manifests itself during a period in which the firefighting member or peace officer is in the service  of the department or unit. These provisions would apply to claims for benefits filed or pending on or after January 1, 2017.
Sample City Letter

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