Gov’t Affairs

New Laws Every Employer Needs to Know

Beginning January 1, 2018 three new laws went into effect that every employer in California needs to know. The new laws either affect questions an employer can ask a prospective employee or, for employers of more than 50 people, make …

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Advocacy Survey Happening Now

Now is the time to tell us what issues the AIACC Government Affairs team should work on in 2018.

Every year we survey the Membership for legislative ideas we can forward to the California State Legislature that would improve the …

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AIACC Responds to Withdrawal from Paris Agreement

In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the USA from the Paris Agreement the AIACC has sent a letter to President Trump expressing its disagreement with the decision, and letters to US Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris …

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Legislative Update

Well, it is starting all over again.  The California Legislature is back in Session and has already introduced nearly 2,500 bills.

We are in the process of reviewing these newly introduced bills to identify those that are of interest to …

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Sometimes You Win; Sometimes…

For the past 18 months, Senate Bill 1132, the bill that would allow those working on their architecture license to use the interim title “Architect-in-Training,” was at the forefront and a primary objective on the AIACC list of advocacy projects …

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SB 885 Pulled

We regret to inform you that SB 885, the legislation to protect design professionals from unfair and uninsurable duty to defend obligations, has been pulled by the author and will not have another vote.  This means that SB 885 is …

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This Just In! Interested in becoming CASp?

DSA Academy Accessibility and Certified Access Specialist Classes

The Division of the State Architect (DSA) develops building standards related to access compliance, and administers the Certified Access Specialist (CASp) examination and program.

DSA is mandated to provide training specific to …

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