The June California Legislative Update covers the passage of the state budget and a number of bills related to the CARES Act. staff is currently monitoring 15 bills that seek to modify existing local taxes and impose new fees. This update provides the latest information on this legislation as well.
On June 15th, the Legislature passed the State Budget Act for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Our understanding is that the Legislature and Administration have not yet reached a final agreement; however, they have agreed to continue discussions and keep working on a compromise. The Budget Act and two trailer bills were sent to the governor and are further described in this report.
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development: The Legislature’s budget approves a total of $100 million to support the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank’s loan guarantee program that provides financial assistance to small businesses.
Revenues: The provisions of AB 85 include a total General Fund benefit of approximately $4.4 billion in the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Read the full June California Legislative Update Here.