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As a statewide, member-driven organization, we are committed to a strong and effective advocacy in California’s state capitol on behalf of RV Dealers.

Below you will find legislation that we are currently tracking on behalf of California’s RV industry.

CalRVDA Bill Summary

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

(Gonzalez D) Double Pay on the Holiday Act of 2016.

Current Text: Amended: 5/19/2016 pdf html
Introduced: 12/17/2014
Last Amend: 5/19/2016
Status: 5/19/2016-From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on L. & I. R.
Location: 5/19/2016-S. L. & I.R.
Calendar: 6/8/2016 9:30 a.m. – Room 2040
Summary: Would enact the Double Pay on the Holiday Act of 2016 which would require an employer to pay at least two times the regular rate of pay to employees at retail and grocery establishments, as defined, except employees in specified categories, for work on a family holiday, as defined. The bill would exempt restaurants, except for restaurants located within retail or grocery store establishments, from the act. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws.

(Gordon D) Vehicle safety: recalls.

Current Text: Amended: 5/28/2015 pdf html
Introduced: 2/11/2015
Last Amend: 5/28/2015
Status: 7/17/2015-Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was T. & H. on 6/11/2015)
Location: 7/17/2015-S. 2 YEAR
Summary: Would enact the Consumer Automotive Recall Safety Act, which would be operative on and after July 1, 2016. The act would require a vehicle manufacturer to display notifications of Stop Sale – Stop Drive recalls, as defined, on the manufacturer’s Internet Web site. The act would require a vehicle manufacturer to provide a rental or loaner car for a consumer who seeks to have a vehicle repaired because of a recall but the parts or procedures are not yet available to perform the repair.

(Mullin D) Vehicles: temporary license plates.

Current Text: Amended: 7/16/2015 pdf html
Introduced: 2/23/2015
Last Amend: 7/16/2015
Status: 2/10/2016-Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Location: 2/10/2016-S. THIRD READING
Calendar: 6/1/2016 #113 SENATE SEN THIRD READING FILE – ASM BILLS
Summary: Would require the DMV to develop an operational system, no later than January 1, 2018, that allows a dealer or lessor-retailer to electronically report the sale of a vehicle and provide a temporary license plate, as specified. The bill would, commencing January 1, 2017, authorize the department to assess specified administrative fees on processing agencies to support the administration of this system. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws.

(Jones R) Automotive repair.

Current Text: Amended: 5/25/2015 pdf html
Introduced: 2/26/2015
Last Amend: 5/25/2016
Status: 5/25/2016-From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.
Location: 5/25/2016-S. B., P. & E.D.
Calendar: 6/6/2016 1:00 p.m. and upon adjournment of Session – Room 3191
Summary: Current law regulates the business of automotive repair and makes it unlawful for any person to be an automotive repair dealer unless registered with the Bureau of Automotive Repair. Current law defines an automotive repair dealer and an automotive technician as persons who, among other things, repairs motor vehicles. This bill would require the director to adopt regulations prior to January 1, 2018, defining “minor services” for these purposes. This bill would, until January 1, 2018, include installation of propulsive batteries in the definition of “repair of motor vehicles.”

(Cooper D) California family owned businesses.

Current Text: Amended: 3/26/2015 pdf html
Introduced: 2/27/2015
Last Amend: 3/26/2015
Status: 5/12/2016-Set for hearing
Location: 5/12/2016-S.  B., P. & E.D.
Calendar: 6/6/2016 1:00 p.m. and upon adjournment of Session – Room 3191
Summary: Current law authorizes state and local entities to regulate businesses within their jurisdiction. Current law provides various definitions for various purposes. This bill would define a California family owned business for purposes of any provision of the Government Code that explicitly references this definition. This bill would provide Legislative findings and declarations regarding California family owned businesses.