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Bill to Study Benefits of More Equitable Taxation for Property Introduced by Assemblymember Alex Lee

Today, Assemblymember Alex Lee introduced AB 362 in order to study statewide alternatives that could incentivize more building permits in the State of California. The bill would require the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration to study the efficacy of a statewide land value taxation system as a potential alternative to current appraisal methods for real property taxation.

Assemblymember Alex Lee Appointed to New, Important Committee Posts

In addition to being appointed Chair of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee, Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San José) has been appointed by Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) to the following Assembly committees for the 2023-2024 legislative session:

Bill to Tackle Harmful Impacts of Light Pollution Reintroduced

This week, Assemblymember Lee introduced AB 38 to curb the harmful impacts of artificial light at night (ALAN). AB 38 is a reintroduction of AB 2382 and would require all outdoor lighting fixtures installed or replaced on state buildings and structures to have external shields to redirect light, be equipped with either an automatic or shutoff device, or be motion-activated.