A Guide to New Laws Impacting Public Agencies

California’s legislators were busy throughout 2015, passing new bills that will affect the way public agencies operate. On the books are more than 50 new laws covering issues such as drought, community revitalization, medical marijuana, telecommunications and infrastructure finance.

Trying to keep up with these new laws can be overwhelming for public agency leaders. Some of these laws made headlines, while others were passed with relatively little acknowledgment. To assist you as we enter the new year, Best Best & Krieger, LLP compiled a summary of the 2015 legislation that significantly impacts public agencies. This summary is designed to brief you on the basics of each new law, but is not an exclusive list of all new legislation adopted last year. While not all of the changes take effect in 2016, it is important for you to be aware of these laws and plan for when they do become effective.  Read the full article here.

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