Legislative Update

  1. Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Delaying AB 361

    On September 20, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that waives the application of Assembly Bill (AB) 361 (Chapter 165
  2. Legislation Expands COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

    [Correction Note: We have amended this article to clarify the qualifying reasons for leave under SB 95] On Friday, March 19, 2021, Governor
  3. SB 86 Provides Legislative Proposal for In-Person Instruction

    On February 18, 2021, the Legislature unveiled its proposal to address in-person instruction in identical bills—Senate Bill (SB) 86 and
  4. Biden Administration Unveils $1.9 Trillion Relief Package

    On the evening of Thursday, January 14, 2021, officials from President Joe Biden’s Administration unveiled the details of their touted $1.9
  5. State Proposes New CRF Deadline

    Along with the proposed Budget that Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled on Friday, January 8, 2021, his Administration also released proposed
  6. October 15 Deadline to Reduce Deferrals Passes with No Relief Package

    The 2020–21 Enacted State Budget includes language that gives the Director of the Department of Finance (DOF) discretion to avert cuts in
  7. Governor Newsom Signs Workers’ Compensation and Family Leave Bills into Law

    On Thursday, September 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed three bills relating to Workers’ Compensation, expanded family leave, and
  8. Additional Flexibility Granted for Use of COVID-19 Response Funds

    Senate Bill (SB) 117, which was signed into law on March 17, 2020, earmarked $100 million for appropriation to local educational agencies