PHCC National Legislative Alert

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Dated 09.30.2022 Attention, PHCC Members: Last week, there were several important policy advancements in Washington, D.C., that may not have been widely publicized in the media but are nonetheless beneficial to the p-h-c industry.  Ratification of the Kigali Amendment: On Wednesday, Sept. 21 the United States Senate ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. The original protocol is an …

CAPHCC Advocacy Brief by Richard Markuson

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Sacramento, CA – Changes to Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 2021 Since the inception of the 2008 Act, regulators have become increasingly concerned the collection of thermostats has been lackluster. Furthermore, they believe outreach by the thermostat industry has failed to properly inform appropriate entities that collection is available, and many consumers and retailers alike are unaware of the program. …

CSLB Reminds Contractors of Requirements for Mechanical Systems Acceptance Tests

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www.cslb.ca.gov     |     CheckTheLicenseFirst.com     |     SeniorScamStopper.com September 14, 2022 CSLB #22-09 CSLB Reminds Contractors of Requirements for Mechanical Systems Acceptance Tests SACRAMENTO, CA – The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has an important reminder for contractors who perform mechanical systems acceptance tests. Any person performing these tests in a nonresidential building must be certified as an acceptance test technician …

The Inflation Reduction Act Explained, by PHCC-National

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Join PHCC-National’s Mark Valentini and Chuck White as they break down what the Inflation Reduction Act means for PHCC Member Contractors.  The meeting will be held September 15 at 11 AM PST. Register HERE today! Mark Valentini is the Director of Legislative Affairs for PHCC—National Association. A politically savvy, results-oriented professional with more than 20 years of experience on Capitol Hill …

CAPHCC Action Alert – Your Comments Needed

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Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Kao has issued a ruling in the consolidated Energy Efficiency (EE) Business Plan and Portfolio Plan application proceeding, presenting Energy Division’s staff proposal for party comment regarding a phased transition to provide fewer ratepayer-funded incentives for gas EE measures.  The ruling also seeks party comments on modifications to the Codes and Standards Advocacy programs as well …

Important March 2020 Election Information

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Dear PHCC members The California Legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom placed Prop 13 on the March ballot last year to sell bonds for school construction. But because of the influence of the State Building and Construction Trades Council, and the acquiescence of developers and other business groups, it includes a provision that gives priority to school districts with a Project …

Bills We’re Watching by Richard Markuson, CAPHCC Lobbyist

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Legislation Perhaps the worst bill (it’s early) introduced this year is AB 618 (Low – D Campbell). It is patterned after AB 1431 from 2015 that authorized K-12 school districts to utilize job order contracting (JOC) for school repairs. AB 618 will apply to Community Colleges. Under current law, K-12 school districts are required to competitively bid any public works …

Bills We’re Watching by Richard Markuson, Lobbyist, CAPHCC

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AB 5 (Gonzales-Fletcher – D) would require employers with 10 or more employees to offer additional hours of work to an existing nonexempt employee before hiring an additional employee or subcontractor. AB 73 (Chiu and Caballero, Mullin, Santiago, and Ting – D) would authorize a city, county, including a charter city, charter county, or charter city and county, to establish …

For Immediate Release: PHCC of California Holds a Successful Day at the Capitol Event

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For Immediate Release                           Contact:  Tracy Threlfall, Executive Vice President, 916-925-7390 Sacramento, CA, January 18, 2017- A coalition of PHCC Contractors & Affiliate Partners made their voices heard at the California State Capitol, addressing issues with workforce development, career & technical education and CSLB enforcement.   Held January 18, …

CalChamber Releases Overview of New Laws Affecting PHCC of California Employers – 2017

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California enacted new employment laws that may affect the day-to-day operations of your businesses in 2017 and beyond. Employers will need to be aware of significant changes in key areas, such as the state minimum wage.  California’s Senate Bill (SB) 3  is the state minimum wage hike, which will increase the minimum wage over the next several years to $15 …