Today, AB 854 has crossed its first hurdle and passed out of the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee. AB 854 reforms the Ellis Act and ends the revolving door of evictions by creating a 5-year holding period before the Ellis Act can be used to deter speculator abuse.
At an awards ceremony at Table Tennis America in Fremont, Assemblymember Alex Lee recognized Lily Zhang and Xin Zhou, two Olympic athletes from the South Bay region and Assembly District 25 that competed in and represented the United States at the 2020 Olympics.
At an awards ceremony at Milpitas High School on Saturday, Assemblymember Lee honored 36 individuals and organizations as Assembly District 25’s Unsung Heroes who stepped up tremendously during these difficult times. Honorees were nominated by local community leaders who witnessed the direct impact of their work.
AB 1061 by Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) was signed by the Governor and will go into effect January 1, 2022. AB 1061 protects mobile home residents (many who are low income or on fixed incomes) from unfair water service charges.
SAN JOSE – Assemblymember Alex Lee issued the following statement expressing disappointment in Governor Newsom vetoing AB 339:
Today, AB 339 to preserve the public’s access to remote participation by Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) crossed its final hurdle and is headed to the Governor for signature. The bill is headed to the Governor’s desk ahead of the September 30 expiration of the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 (which allows local and state agencies to hold virtual meetings via teleconference).