NFIB opposes four Sacramento bills

taxesHere’s the analysis of four pieces of legislation in the California State Assembly and Senate by the National Federation of Independent Business California. The NFIB opposes all four bills. These bills were introduced by Democratic legislators.

Assembly Bill 464: Transaction and use taxes: maximum combined rate. Authored by Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-San Mateo, this bill would:

  • Raise the local sales and use tax limit from 2 percent to 3 percent

Senate Bill 3: Minimum Wage: adjustment. Authored by state Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, this bill would:

  • Increase the minimum wage to $13 per hour by July 1, 2017
  • Require annual increases beginning July 1, 2019

Senate Bill 32: California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: emissions limit. Authored by state Senator Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, this bill would:

  • Extend the provisions of Assembly Bill 32 (2006) until 2050
  • Increases the GHG (Green House Gas) reduction to 40 percent of 1990 levels by 2030 and 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050

Senate Bill 350: Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015. Authored by state Senator Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, this bill would implement Governor Brown’s green energy plan (50-50-50) by mandating:

  • 50 percent of all energy must come from select renewable sources by 2030
  • 50 percent reduction in oil usage by vehicles by 2030
  • 50 percent more energy efficiency in buildings by 2030

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