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.
 
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SIGNATURE REQUESTS

SB 5 (Beall, McGuire, Portantino) Affordable Housing and Community Development Investment Program. Establishes a new, 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.
SB 5 sample signature request letter
 
SB 329 (Mitchell) Discrimination. Housing. Source of Income.
Prohibits landlords from discriminating against tenants who rely upon housing assistance paid directly to landlords, such as a Section 8 voucher, to help them pay the rent. 
SB 329 sample signature request letter
 
SB 344 (McGuire) UUT Prepaid Mobile Telephony Collection.
This measure grants a one-year extension of a sunset date to the Local Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services Collection Act (Local Prepaid MTS) until January 1, 2021, to ensure the affected local agencies can continue to implement this law and collect revenue needed for local services.
SB 344 sample signature request letter
 
SB 531 (Glazer) Local Agencies. Retailers.
Prohibits future sales tax agreements between local agencies and retailers with a warehouse, sales office, or fulfillment center that results in a shift of sales taxes from other jurisdictions.
SB 531 sample signature request letter
 

VETO REQUESTS

 
AB 931 (Boerner Horvath) Local Boards and Commissions. Representation. Appointments.
Prohibits cities, with populations over 50,000, from having nonelected local boards and commissions comprised of more than 60 percent of the same gender identity beginning January 1, 2030.
AB 931 sample veto request letter
 
AB 1184 (Gloria) Public Records. Writing Transmitted by Electronic Mail. Retention.
Requires all public agencies to store all public records transmitted electronically for at least two years. Additionally, prohibits local agencies from filing a state mandate claim because the bill states that it furthers the California Public Records Act (CPRA).
AB 1184 sample veto request letter
 
AB 1763 (Chiu) Planning and Zoning. Density Bonuses. Affordable Housing.
Expands the existing Density Bonus Law (DBL) to require a city or county to award a developer significantly more density, additional concessions and incentives, and greater allowable height if 100% of the units in a development are restricted to lower income households.
AB 1763 sample veto request letter
 
SB 13 (Wieckowski) Accessory Dwelling Units.
Prohibits local jurisdictions from imposing any impact fees on ADUs less than 750 square feet, and limit the charge on ADUs over 750 square feet to 25 percent of the fees otherwise charged for a new single-family dwelling on the same lot.  Prohibits replacement parking when a garage, carport, or covered parking structure is demolished or converted into an ADU.   This measure also prohibits owner occupancy requirements.
SB 13 sample veto request letter
 
SB 330 (Skinner) Housing Crisis Act of 2019.
Declares a statewide housing crisis and for a five-year period freezing nearly all development related fees once a developer submits a “preliminary” application, including essential project specific fees.
SB 330 sample veto request letter

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