Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Three Additional Bills

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today added three more bills to its Job Killer list.

The new additions to the list are:

AB 1080 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego) Unprecedented Product Regulation In California  — Would substantially increase the cost to manufacture and ship consumer products sold in California by providing CalRecycle with broad authority to develop and impose costly new mandates and fees on manufacturers of all packaging and single-use consumer products under an unrealistic compliance time frame.

CalChamber has identified AB 1080 (Gonzalez) as a Job Killer because it will likely lead to discriminatory and burdensome taxes on businesses and employers.

AB 1080 is on Third Reading in the Assembly.

SB 54 (Allen; D-Santa Monica) Unprecedented Product Regulation In California (Same language as AB 1080).  — Would substantially increase the cost to manufacture and ship consumer products sold in California by providing CalRecycle with broad authority to develop and impose costly new mandates and fees on manufacturers of all packaging and single-use consumer products under an unrealistic compliance time frame.

CalChamber has identified SB 54 (Allen) as a Job Killer for the same reasons stated above for AB 1080 (Gonzalez).

SB 54 is on Third Reading in the Senate.

SCA 5 (Hill; D-San Mateo, Allen; D-Santa Monica) Lowers Voter Threshold for New Tax Increase  — Unnecessarily reduces the voter threshold from two-thirds to 55% for school districts and community college districts to enact a discriminatory parcel tax against disfavored industries and commercial property owners.

CalChamber has identified SCA 5 (Hill, Allen) as a Job Killer because it threatens to raise taxes on commercial and industrial properties, thus raising costs for California job employers.

SCA 5 is on Third Reading in the Senate.

2019 Job Killers

Track the current status of the job killer bills on www.calchamber.com/jobkillers or follow @CalChamber and @CAJobKillers on Twitter.

The California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) is the largest broad-based business advocate to government in California.  Membership represents one-quarter of the private sector jobs in California and includes firms of all sizes and companies from every industry within the state.  Leveraging our front-line knowledge of laws and regulations, we provide products and services to help businesses comply with both federal and state law.  CalChamber, a not-for-profit organization with roots dating to 1890, promotes international trade and investment in order to stimulate California’s economy and create jobs.  Please visit our website at www.calchamber.com

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