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24
Sep

CALL FOR ACTION from our Legislative Action Committee

Please encourage Governor Jerry Brown to veto SB 1265 (Wieckowski) and SB 1128 (Roth). If passed, Senate Bill 1265 (Wieckowski) would threaten privacy rights and significantly increase costs to hold an election. An additional mailing of election rules, the requirement that someone other than management be hired to serve as election inspector and additional legal hurdles related to election challenges

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20
Jul

Channels of Communication, 2nd Quarter 2018

In this Issue… The Budget… Where to Begin The Budget & The Board’s Fiduciary Duty Kit Budgeting for Success: Best Practices for Handling Assessment Delinquencies Ask The Expert Chapter Highlights & More DOWNLOAD THIS ISSUE Channels of Communication is a quarterly publication of the Channel Islands Chapter of Community Associations Institute prepared expressly for Association leaders, managers and other related

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20
Jun

SB 721 SUCCESS!

CAI-CLAC scored a major victory on SB 721. Senator Hill agreed to amend his bill in the Assembly Business and Professions Committee to delete Section 2 of the bill, which pertains to Common Interest Developments. With that amendment, the bill passed on a unanimous vote. Our success was made possible by the efforts our members throughout the State who contacted

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13
Jun

Home Sweet HOA

For the seventh time in 13 years, Americans living in homeowners associations and condominiums say they’re overwhelmingly satisfied in their communities: 85% of residents rate their overall community association experience as positive (63%) or neutral (22%). 84% say members of their elected governing board “absolutely” or “for the most part” serve the best interests of their communities. 73% say their

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31
May

Update on Hot Bills That Impact Our Industry

Two CAI-CLAC-supported bills pass houses of origin while two anti-association legislative proposals go down in flames! CAI-CLAC is pleased to announce several legislative successes this month. CAI-CLAC-supported AB 2912, designed to protect the finances of community associations by requiring them to purchase fidelity bond insurance in an amount equal to or exceeding current reserves, plus three months of assessments, unanimously

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30
May

CAI-CLAC Call to Action: Call your Senators TODAY to Stop SB 1265

Senate Bill 1265 continues its march through the California State Senate and is now headed to the floor for a vote. Because of this, we’re asking CAI-CLAC members to call their Senators TODAY! This bill presents significant privacy concerns for those living in community associations, allowing any member the ability to access the personal information and signatures of those who

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