Slate of new laws arriving in the new year

Whether it’s new rules of the road, requirements for construction contractors working on apartment buildings or changes aimed at protecting election infrastructure, residents may feel the effect of a slate of new laws shaped by San Mateo County legislators in the coming months.

Three state legislators representing San Mateo County residents backed a range of proposals passed this year and taking aim at issues related to road safety, elections, building construction and medical patients, among others.