Special Bulletin

New Legislation

The following is a synopsis of new legislation that becomes
effective on January 01, 2021

AB 2257: Exempts Manufactured Housing Salespersons from the Assembly Bill 5
“ABC Test” for determining Independent Contractor Classification.
Note: This Bill had an urgency clause which made the legislation upon the Governor’s signature on 09/04/2020.

AB 2782: Amends the Mobilehome Residency Law. Requires a person proposing the change in use to provide a report to a resident of each mobilehome in the mobilehome park in a specified number of days before a hearing. Requires the legislative body or advisory agency, before approving the change of use, to take into consideration both the impact report as a whole and the overall housing availability within the local jurisdiction.

AB 3088: Creates the Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief and
Stabilization Act to apply specified protections to a first lien mortgage or deed of trust that is secured by residential real property that is occupied by a tenant, contains no more than four dwelling units, and meets certain criteria. Enacts the COVID 19 Small Landlord ad Homeowner Relief Act which would require a mortgage servicer to provide a specified written notice to a homeowner in relation to forbearance during the pandemic.

SB 1383: Would expand the California Family Rights Act to make it an unlawful
employment practice for any employer with 5 or more employees to refuse to grant a request by an employee to take up to 12 workweeks of unpaid protected leave during any 12-month period to bond with a new child of the employee or to care for themselves or a child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner, as specified. The bill would require an employer who employs both parents of a child to grant leave to each employee.

A complete copy of these Bills is available at:
senate.ca.gov – Click on “Find Legislation”

If you have any questions contact Jess Maxcy via email at
[email protected] or by telephone at 951-683-4053

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