CA Bills 2018

Initiatives and Referenda Cleared for Circulation in 2018

The Attorney General prepares a circulating title and summary of the chief purpose and points of a proposed initiative measure. Proposed initiative measures are cleared for circulation on the day the circulating title and summary is sent to the initiative proponent(s). No petition may be circulated for signatures before it has been cleared to do so by the Attorney General.

Please note: Counties have 8 working days after a proposed initiative measure’s circulation deadline (Elections Code section 9030 (b)) to notify the Secretary of State’s Office if any petition signatures were received. If no signatures are submitted, a proposed initiative measure will fail on the 9th working day after its circulation deadline… (more from the Secretary of State)

SB 827 Wiener, Transit-rich height increase. This bill would impose a state-mandated local program based on a Transit-rich housing density bonus, (amendments),  Amended and referred to Sen Transportation and Housing Committee

SB 828 Wiener, Housing Element change. Establish a methodology for the comprehensive assessment on unmet need for a prescribed number of units of housing built in each local area. Sen Transportation and Housing Committee

SB 893  Nguyen, Planning and zoning: density bonus, Addresses concessions or incentives for very low-, low- and moderate-income housing units. Sen Transportation and Housing Committee

AB-2246 Friedman. Rental passenger vehicles: personal vehicle sharing programs would require personal vehicle sharing programs to be licensed as rental cars. Assembly Judiciary Committee.

AB 2372, Gloria, Gonzalez, Fletcher, Low, Santiago, the CASA Housing Act, Planning and zoning: density bonus: floor area ratio bonus, to permit compact, affordable housing near public transit, with an op-in option, and no takeover of local control. Amended and sent to Com. on L. GOV.

AB 2631 Allen, Planning and zoning: affordable housing: streamlined approval process. Removes CU option in certain situations where CUs are now allowed.

AB2923 Chiu, Bill would impose a state-mandated local program requiring the BART board to replace parking lots with housing. Natural Resources Committee. Hearing 4/23/18.