Tag: California

California high court hears suit on 2012 pension reform law

The California Supreme Court grappled Tuesday with whether to uphold a state law designed to help reduce a shortfall of hundreds of billions of dollars in state and local pension systems.

During a hearing, the state’s highest court did not clearly indicate which way it would rule. Only four of the court’s seven justices asked questions, and those who did speak challenged both sides in the dispute.

The court is considering a challenge by unions to a 2012 law that forbade the practice of “pension spiking” for all government employees. The practice involves inflating a future pensioner’s pay, usually at the end of their career, by cashing in years of accumulated vacation or sick pay or volunteering for extra duties.

Because pension payments are calculated based on a worker’s highest year of earnings, spiking can produce a more lucrative retirement than what the employee earned on the job. At least

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Hidden Society California – Roblox

Hidden Society California – Roblox

In Hidden Society California, it is a mixture between business, crime, government and law enforcement. This is a strict role play game based in the city of Los Angeles. As you enjoy the streets of LA and explore, greatness is waiting for you in Hidden Society. In this game you will learn life skills and get a fun experience of role play!

This game was founded and developed by HezzyThaGeneral and also developed by 31hc and assisted by xehuq

REMINDER: This is a very early stage, so you may expect bugs, glitches, data resets, etc.

"I've made games in the past, I feel like they were just preparing me to make this!" - Hezzy

Feel free to follow me on twitter:
https://twitter.com/HezzyThaGeneral

Credits:
New Era clothing: 
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How to Become a Lawyer in California – CA

 

California map

Law Careers in California

California has the highest employment level of lawyers of any state in the nation as of May 2017, per information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). At that time, 79,980 lawyers worked in the state, averaging an annual mean wage of $168,200 (making California the second highest-paying state in which lawyers work, District of Columbia being the first). Attorneys working in certain areas of the state made even higher than average salaries. For example, those in the Glendale-Long Beach-Los Angeles metropolitan area averaged $170,201 per year; while lawyers working in the San Mateo-San Francisco-Redwood City metropolitan area averaged $189,660 annually. Additionally, California is the first state in the country that offers certification in legal specialization areas to  members of the Bar, offering them the opportunity to show their expertise in one of 11 areas of law practice (including admiralty and maritime law, bankruptcy law,

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) | State of California – Department of Justice

Background on the CCPA & the Rulemaking Process

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses. It also requires the Attorney General to solicit broad public participation and adopt regulations to further the CCPA’s purposes. The proposed regulations would establish procedures to facilitate consumers’ new rights under the CCPA and provide guidance to businesses for how to comply. The Attorney General cannot bring an enforcement action under the CCPA until July 1, 2020.

For more information about the CCPA and the rulemaking process, see the following:

Current Rulemaking Activities

2nd Set of Modifications to Proposed Regulations – released March 11, 2020

Deadline to Submit Written Comments: March 27, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Modifications to Proposed Regulations – released February 10, 2020

15 Day Comment Period – ended February

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Federal Judge Rules California Ammo Law Unconstitutional

A federal judge blocked a California law requiring background checks for every ammunition purchase on Thursday. 

District Court judge Roger Benitez blocked the state from enforcing the law, which was passed in a 2016 ballot initiative and went into effect in July 2019. Benitez called the restrictions “onerous and convoluted” with a high rate of false-positives that violated the Second Amendment rights of Californians, as well as running afoul of the commerce clause.

“The experiment has been tried. The casualties have been counted,” Benitez wrote. “California’s new ammunition background check law misfires and the Second Amendment rights of California citizens have been gravely injured.” 

The ruling dealt a blow to one of the strictest gun-control measures in the country and could provide new clarity on the extent to which voters and state governments can curtail gun rights. 

The case was filed by NRA affiliate the California Rifle and Pistol Association

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Official California Legislative Information

[Picture - Legislative Counsel Seal] [Picture - Official California Legislative Information]

As of November 30, 2016,


the leginfo.ca.gov website is no longer updated


Please use the new California Legislative Information website located at
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/.


We understand that information on the leginfo website may be important to users who incorporate it for use within their
own organizations. To ensure that this change will have minimal impact to your organization, users currently linking to
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov need to change their links to instead point to
the new California Legislative Information website located at
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/.

Files currently available on leginfo’s FTP site (ftp://leginfo.ca.gov/pub)
are also no longer updated as of November 30, 2016. Users of the FTP site, as well as users who are “scraping” the leginfo
site to obtain data, need to use the “Downloadable Data Files” feature available on the
California Legislative Information website.

Please note that the leginfo website will remain available to serve as an archive of California’s legislative information
(1993

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Open Government | State of California – Department of Justice

California law provides the public with access to governmental information and processes. Here you can find information on:

  • Proposed initiatives and ballot measures, including the Attorney General’s 100 word Title and Summary.
  • The Public Records Act, including explanatory materials and how to make a request.
  • Open meeting laws, including publications on the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act and the Brown Act, which provide public access to meetings of state and local boards and commissions. Meeting notices
    for specified bodies involving representatives of the Office of the Attorney General are also available.
  • Ethics and Conflicts of Interest laws including online courses for state and local officials. There is also a helpful publication with an issue spotter checklist.

Features

State Auditor Hotline: 800-952-5665

The hotline enables state employees and the public to report improper acts committed by state agencies, departments, or employees, as defined by law such as:

  • Illegal acts such as theft,
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California DMV


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California Political Review

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that four of the nation’s five largest banks have agreed to suspend mortgage payments for 90 days for California homeowners affected by the coronavirus. Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Citibank and U.S. Bank, along with about 200 state-chartered banks and credit unions, agreed to the 90-day grace period, he said. Congress, meanwhile, was […]

President Trump and Gov. Gavin Newsom have been mutually complimentary during the coronavirus crisis, but they are on a collision course when it comes to how long to keep social distancing measures in place to blunt the pandemic. Californians could find themselves caught in the middle as Trump’s stated desire to start returning to normal […]

The White House

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Hidden Society California [BETA] – Roblox

Hidden Society California [BETA] – Roblox

In Hidden Society California, it is a mixture between business, crime, government and law enforcement. This is a strict role play game based in the city of Los Angeles. As you enjoy the streets of LA and explore, greatness is waiting for you in Hidden Society. In this game you will learn life skills and get a fun experience of role play!

This game was founded and developed by HezzyThaGeneral and also developed by 31hc.

REMINDER: This is a very early stage, so you may expect bugs, glitches, data resets, etc.

"I've made games in the past, I feel like they were just preparing me to make this!" - Hezzy

Feel free to follow me on twitter:
https://twitter.com/HezzyThaGeneral

Credits:
New Era clothing: Kold Summer 
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