California Laws 2021

California New Laws 2021

Sacramento, CA – Part 9 of New California laws for 2021 includes school safety, wildfire mitigation, dogs and cats, clinical trials, controlled substances,public contracts and more.

For full text details and authorship regarding individuals laws and the effective dates, just click on the bill number for full text access via the California Legislature.

California’s New Laws 2021 – Part 9

BillQuick Summary
SB-530Construction industry: discrimination and harassment prevention.
SB-534Insurers: minority, women, LGBT, veteran, and disabled veteran business enterprises.
SB-537Workers’ compensation: treatment and disability.
SB-540Nonprofit public benefit corporations.
SB-541School safety: lockdown drills and multioption response drills: report.
SB-542Workers’ compensation.
SB-543Pedicabs.
SB-544State Bar: admission: license: moral character review: mental health medical records.
SB-550Public utilities: merger, acquisition, or control of electrical or gas corporations.
SB-551Oil and gas: wells and facilities: abandonment and decommissioning: reporting and inspections.
SB-552Hazardous waste: household hazardous waste: door-to-door collection programs: residential pickup services.
SB-554Public schools: adult school students: Advanced Scholastic and Vocational Training Program.
SB-557Criminal proceedings: mental competence: expert reports.
SB-560Wildfire mitigation plans: deenergizing of electrical lines: notifications: mobile telephony service providers.
SB-568Public holidays: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.
SB-569Controlled substances: prescriptions: declared local, state, or federal emergency.
SB-570Insurance: low-cost automobile insurance program.
SB-573Dogs and cats: microchip implants.
SB-576Coastal resources: Climate Ready Program and coastal climate change adaptation, infrastructure, and readiness program.
SB-578Vacation Ownership and Time-share Act of 2004: incentives.
SB-583Clinical trials.
SB-586College and Career Access Pathways partnerships.
SB-587California Sea Otter Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund.
SB-588Public contracts: Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Program.
SB-591Incarcerated persons: mental health evaluations.
SB-592Jury service.
SB-595Cannabis: state licensing fee waivers: needs-based applicants and licensees: local equity applicants and licensees.
SB-596In-home supportive services: additional higher energy allowance.
SB-600Health care coverage: fertility preservation.
SB-601State agencies: licenses: fee waiver.

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