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CM2018-030 MONTHLY RPTG OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONDATE: May 15, 2018 MEMORANDUM TO: Honorable Mayor and City Co ncil FROM: Konradt Bartlam, City Man RE: MONTHLY SUMMARY OF LEGI LATIVE ACTION CM 2018-030 Revised In compliance with Administrative Policy 5.2 Section 3.2.7, Legislative Program, adopted by the City Council on June 14, 2016, it is the responsibility of the Legislative Committee to report to the City Council regarding any actions taken by the Committee. The following table is a summary for the period ended April 30, 2018. Date Action taken Comments 04-05-2018 AB 238 (Steinorth). This bill would define "trauma kit" to mean Emergency Response. a first aid response kit that contains Trauma Kits - Letter of specified items, including at least two Support tourniquets and would require a person or entity that supplies a trauma kit to provide all information governing the use, installation and operation, training, and maintenance of the trauma kit. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. 04-05-2018 AB 2268 (Reyes). This bill would restore funding to Annexation Finance: approximately 140 cities that had Restoration of Lost Revenue annexed inhabited territory in reliance on - Letter of Support previous financial incentives provided by AB 1602 (Laird) of 2006, then suffered significant fiscal harm when those funds were swept away due to the passage SB 89 (2011). The bill also offers similar incentives to support future annexations of inhabited territory to improve services to affected residents. May 15, 2018 CM2018-030 Revised 04-05-2018 H.R. 620, Education Reform Act of 2017 - Letter of Support The Bill would amend Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide for a "notice and cure" provision; create an ADA compliance education program; and establish a model program to promote alternatives to litigation. 04-05-2018 SB 833 (McGuire). This bill would require the Office of Emergency Alerts. Emergency Services (OES) to ensure that Evacuation Orders. each emergency management office Operators - Letter of Support within a city or county is a registered federal Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) operator and has functional, up-to-date WEA software and annual training for operation of the WEA system. 04-05-2018 SB 827 (Wiener). - Planning The Notice of Opposition (as amended and Zoning. Transit -Rich 3/1/18), would effectively rezone all land Housing Bonus - Letter of within one-half mile radius of a "major Opposition transit stop" or one-quarter mile radius of a transit stop on a "high quality transit corridor" to accommodate buildings up to 10 stories tall. Exempting large-scale developments from General Plans, Housing Elements, and zoning ordinances goes against the principles of local democracy and public engagement. Public hearings allow members of the community to inform their representative of their support or concerns when planning documents are developed. Public engagement also often leads to better projects. Disregarding such processes will increase public distrust in government and could lead to more ballot measures dealing with growth management. May 15, 2018 CM2018-030 Revised 04-11-2018 AB 2812 (Limon). Office of This bill would create the Office of Local Cloud Migration and Digital Cloud Migration and Digital Innovation Innovation - Letter of under the purview of the California Support (As Amended) Department of Technology (CDT). AB 2812 falls in line with CDT's 2017 strategic plan to foster collaboration with Focal governments, while bridging the gap between local agency "haves and have- nots" by encouraging the utilization of public-private partnerships. Ensuring that California technology leaders assist local agencies in their goal to implore the most cost efficient, secure and accessible technologies ultimately will result in a more responsive and effective government. 04-11-2018 AB 1912 (Rodriguez). Public This bill relates to retirement liabilities of Employees' Retirement: Joint Powers Authorities (JPA). As Joint Powers Agreements: amended, AB 1912 places substantial Liability. - Letter of burdens and new unworkable Opposition (as amended requirements on cities by applying 03/19/2018) retroactive as well as prospective joint and several liability for all retirement related obligations to any current or former member of a JPA throughout its existence. Such obligations include active employee normal pension costs, retiree unfunded accrued liabilities (UAL) as well as both active and retiree healthcare and other post -employment retirement benefits (OPEB). According to the State Controller's Office most recently available data, the unfunded liability of California's 130 state and local government pension plans stand at $241.3 billion and 125 billon for retiree healthcare costs. These costs and their impact on local governments cannot be overstated. 04-11-2018 Reducing Crime and Keeping By supporting the Reducing Crime and California Safe Act of 2018 Keeping California Safe Act of 2018, protects every person in California, Resolution Adopted at including the most vulnerable children 4/10/18 City Council Meeting from violent crimes: murderers, rapists, 2018R-015 child molesters, and other violent May 15, 2018 CM2018-030 Revised If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Balz, City Clerk, at extension 2624. KB:LS:ssr cc: Cheryl Balz, City Clerk criminals should not be released early from prison. 04-13-2018 SCA 20 (Glazer). Local Sales This bill changes the administration of Taxes: Online Sales. local sales tax to the point -of -destination under the Bradley -Burns Uniform Local Sales Tax The City supports measures that retain local funding while aiming to decrease our reliance on state and federal governments. SCA 20 will champion these issues by changing the allocation of tax revenue for online transactions from point-of-sale to point -of -destination. The result will be a more equitable distribution of tax revenue and will honor the side of the buyer in the transaction. If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Balz, City Clerk, at extension 2624. KB:LS:ssr cc: Cheryl Balz, City Clerk