Sign or Veto? Bills Impacting Business on Governor's Desk

Fine, Howard
September 2006
Orange County Business Journal;9/11/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p29
A list of legislative bills that passed the California state legislature and are waiting for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature or veto is presented. Assembly Bill 32 requires reduction in industrial carbon emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 through an emissions trading system. AB 1835 mandates the increase in state minimum wage to $8 per hour from current $6.75 in two parts. SB 832 extends for five years and allows the state to collect 75% of punitive damages in civil cases.


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