BizFed Executive Committee Conference Call

BizFed's 2019 Chairman Steve Bullock would like to invite you to join BizFed's Executive Committee via conference call on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm to discuss BizFed various issues pertaining to SB 1 funding, sugar-sweetened beverages, heavy-duty vehicles, and water.

The following issues come to us because all of these issues are set for committee hearings next week prior to our regularly scheduled BizFed Board of Directors meeting. The following issues will be vetted live the day before during our Advocacy Committee meeting.

ACTION ITEMS

LAND USE & TRANSPORTATION POLICY. Item vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

1. WITHHOLDING SB 1 FUNDS. Oppose AB 1568 (McCarty) which would authorize the State Controller to withhold SB 1 gas tax funding from cities & counties who do not meet their housing production goals. League of California Cities/Southern California Partnership for Jobs. Kristine Guerrero/John Hakel

RESPONSIBLE GOVERNANCE POLICY. Items vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

2. YEAR AROUND FISHING LICENSE. Support AB 1387 (Wood) which would change the state’s current calendar-based fishing license for one that is valid for a full 365-days from date of purchase. California Sportfishing League/West Hollywood Chamber. Marko Mlikotin/Ted Green

3. TAX ON SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES. Oppose AB 138 (Bloom), which would create the CA Community Health Fund and impose a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

4. A COUPON BAN ON SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES. Oppose AB 764 (Bonta), which would prohibit beverage companies from offering and funding promotional and marketing (coupons) for sugar-sweetened beverages. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

5. A BAN ON BEVERAGES SOLD NEAR CHECKOUT. Oppose AB-765 (Wicks), which would prohibit supermarkets, convenience stores, and retail stores from displaying sugar-sweetened drinks near the checkout counter. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

6. A CAP ON BEVERAGE CUP SIZE. Oppose AB 766 (Chiu) which would cap the size of sugar-sweetened beverages sold in unsealed containers at restaurants and grocery stores at 16 fluid ounces. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

7. BEVERAGE WARNING LABELS. Oppose SB 347 (Monning), which would require warning labels be on a sealed container, vending machines selling sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB’s), fountain machines offering SSB’s and at the point of sale for unsealed containers. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

8. CALIFORNIA FINANCING LAW (CFL). Support SB 482 (Hueso), which would enact several consumer protections under the CFL and create higher standards to safeguard consumers who use small-dollar lending products. CA Financial Service Providers Association/Grassroots Lab. Natasha Fooman/Robb Korinke

TRANSPORTATION POLICY. Item vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

9. COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY FOR HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES. Support SB 44 (Skinner), which would direct CARB to plan the transition to cleaner vehicle technologies. Fixing Angelenos Stuck in Traffic/BYD. Hilary Norton/Benjamin Jurjevich

WATER POLICY. Item vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

10. SAFE WATER DRINKING FUND. Support SB 669 (Caballero), which would establish the Safe Drinking Water Fund to assist community water systems in disadvantaged communities that are chronically noncompliant. Southern California Water Coalition/Upper San Gabriel Valley MWD. Charley Wilson/Tom Love

2019-04-5 14:30:00 2019-04-5 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles BizFed Executive Committee Conference Call

BizFed's 2019 Chairman Steve Bullock would like to invite you to join BizFed's Executive Committee via conference call on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm to discuss BizFed various issues pertaining to SB 1 funding, sugar-sweetened beverages, heavy-duty vehicles, and water.

The following issues come to us because all of these issues are set for committee hearings next week prior to our regularly scheduled BizFed Board of Directors meeting. The following issues will be vetted live the day before during our Advocacy Committee meeting.

ACTION ITEMS

LAND USE & TRANSPORTATION POLICY. Item vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

1. WITHHOLDING SB 1 FUNDS. Oppose AB 1568 (McCarty) which would authorize the State Controller to withhold SB 1 gas tax funding from cities & counties who do not meet their housing production goals. League of California Cities/Southern California Partnership for Jobs. Kristine Guerrero/John Hakel

RESPONSIBLE GOVERNANCE POLICY. Items vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

2. YEAR AROUND FISHING LICENSE. Support AB 1387 (Wood) which would change the state’s current calendar-based fishing license for one that is valid for a full 365-days from date of purchase. California Sportfishing League/West Hollywood Chamber. Marko Mlikotin/Ted Green

3. TAX ON SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES. Oppose AB 138 (Bloom), which would create the CA Community Health Fund and impose a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

4. A COUPON BAN ON SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES. Oppose AB 764 (Bonta), which would prohibit beverage companies from offering and funding promotional and marketing (coupons) for sugar-sweetened beverages. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

5. A BAN ON BEVERAGES SOLD NEAR CHECKOUT. Oppose AB-765 (Wicks), which would prohibit supermarkets, convenience stores, and retail stores from displaying sugar-sweetened drinks near the checkout counter. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

6. A CAP ON BEVERAGE CUP SIZE. Oppose AB 766 (Chiu) which would cap the size of sugar-sweetened beverages sold in unsealed containers at restaurants and grocery stores at 16 fluid ounces. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

7. BEVERAGE WARNING LABELS. Oppose SB 347 (Monning), which would require warning labels be on a sealed container, vending machines selling sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB’s), fountain machines offering SSB’s and at the point of sale for unsealed containers. American Beverage Association/CA Grocers Association. Jessica Mause/Tim James

8. CALIFORNIA FINANCING LAW (CFL). Support SB 482 (Hueso), which would enact several consumer protections under the CFL and create higher standards to safeguard consumers who use small-dollar lending products. CA Financial Service Providers Association/Grassroots Lab. Natasha Fooman/Robb Korinke

TRANSPORTATION POLICY. Item vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

9. COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY FOR HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES. Support SB 44 (Skinner), which would direct CARB to plan the transition to cleaner vehicle technologies. Fixing Angelenos Stuck in Traffic/BYD. Hilary Norton/Benjamin Jurjevich

WATER POLICY. Item vetted by Advocacy Committee on 4/4.

10. SAFE WATER DRINKING FUND. Support SB 669 (Caballero), which would establish the Safe Drinking Water Fund to assist community water systems in disadvantaged communities that are chronically noncompliant. Southern California Water Coalition/Upper San Gabriel Valley MWD. Charley Wilson/Tom Love

DeAndre Valencia [email protected]
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April 05, 2019 at 2:30pm - 4pm
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