Legislative Session Hot Bills

2024 Legislative Session Priorities 

 

AB 2114 (Irwin) – Balcony Inspections

This CAI-CLAC sponsored bill would add Civil Engineers to the list of those eligible to conduct inspections of exterior elevated elements.  The bill includes an urgency clause which will allow this change to take effect immediately, if signed into law.

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Position: Sponsor/Support
Status: Referred to Senate Housing and Judiciary Committees.


 

AB 2159 (Maienschein) – Electronic Voting

This CAI-CLAC sponsored bill would authorize associations to use electronic balloting when conducting elections.  27 states allow for this technology which saves time and money when conducting elections, and in most cases, increases participation. 

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Position:  Sponsor/Support
Status:
Awaiting action on the Assembly Floor.



AB 2460 (Ta) – Reduced quorum

This CAI-CLAC sponsored bill is a clean-up measure to last year’s bill that authorizes a reduced quorum in board member elections.  AB 2460 will clarify who can call for a reconvened meeting where the reduced quorum can be used to elect new board members. 

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Position:  Sponsor/Support
Status: Awaiting Action on the Assembly Floor.


SB 1470 (Glazer) – Construction Defect

The proposed legislation eliminates the builder’s responsibility for defective products, overturning 60 years of product liability case law.  It violates public policy as a homeowner who is aware of a structural defect would not be able to seek a repair from the builder until damage occurs, which could be the failure of a balcony or worse, a condominium building.  SB 1470 will reduce the homeowner’s ability to seek relief from the builder who constructed the defect, and instead place the financial burden of the repair on the owner. This will make condominium living less affordable.

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Position:  Opposed
Status: Hearing cancelled at request of author – DEAD for the year. 


 

Last Updated on 5/2/2024

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