New Legislation Effective January 1, 2019

New Legislation Effective January 1, 2019

By John R. MacDowell, Esq.Through the grass-roots efforts of the Community Association Institute’s California Legislative Action Committee (CAI-CLAC), Governor Brown vetoed two bills that would have imposed unnecessary burdens on California’s community...
Tips for an Effective Meeting with Your Legislator

Tips for an Effective Meeting with Your Legislator

By Louie Brown, Jr.Each year, the Community Association Institute’s California Legislative Action Committee (CAI-CLAC) sponsors bills that will significantly enhance the lives of those living and working in California’s 50,000 common interest developments. Another...
CAI-CLAC Annual Planning Meeting Wrap Up

CAI-CLAC Annual Planning Meeting Wrap Up

The CAI-CLAC Annual Planning Meeting (APM) brought together 56 CAI-CLAC Delegates, Liaisons, At-Large Delegates, Emeritus Members, as well as Chapter CED and LSC members from throughout California to discuss key issues facing community associations and our legislative...
Governor Jerry Brown

Governor Jerry Brown

Governor Jerry Brown Vetoes SB 1128 and SB 1265 Today, we are pleased to announce that Governor Jerry Brown vetoed SB 1128 and SB 1265. On behalf of the more than 55,000 associations and 13 million Californians living in a homeowners association, we thank Governor...
SB 721 Update

SB 721 Update

Today, CAI-CLAC scored a major victory on SB 721.  Senator Hill agreed to amend his bill in the Assembly Business and Professions Committee to delete Section 2 of the bill, which pertains to Common Interest Developments.  With that amendment, the bill passed on a...
CAI-CLAC 2018 Legislative Day at the Capitol Recap

CAI-CLAC 2018 Legislative Day at the Capitol Recap

By Martha Fogg, recipient of the 2018 Duncan McPherson Scholarship Award I attended the CAI/CLAC Legislative Day in Sacramento over the weekend. The experience, education and information was invaluable. Sessions began on Sunday through part of Monday. There are more...