The VOICE of Construction
The Associated General Contractors of America, the voice of the construction industry since 1918, is an organization of qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies dedicated to Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility.
AGC - San Diego Chapter, Inc. has been in existence since 1927. AGC is dedicated to improving the construction industry daily by educating the industry to employ the finest skills, promoting use of the latest technology, and advocating building the best quality projects for owners, both public and private.
October 17, 2016
Governor Completes Action on Bills, but Special Legislative Session on
By Brad Barnum, Executive Vice President
It's been just over two weeks since Governor Jerry Brown completed action on the 1,059 bills passed by the State Legislature this year. He signed 899 into law and vetoed 159, or 15%, of the bills sent to him. One bill was allowed to go into law without his signature.
Later this year, we will provide a more complete legislative report, but we wanted to highlight a few bills signed by the Governor that are important to the construction industry:
AB 2316 - Lease-Leaseback School Construction: An appellate court case decision on June 1, 2015 created much uncertainty for school districts and contractors using the Lease-Leaseback project delivery method. AGC and the Construction Employers Association worked hard over 14 months to make changes more...