The following are proposed measures by California’s legislature that will have a direct impact on your business. Please consider attending our 2019 Day at the Capitol to push back against these proposals.
AB 764 (Bonta): Restricts the sale and promotion of sugar-sweetened beverages
AB 765 (Wicks): Bans placing sugar-sweetened beverages near point-of-sale
AB 766 (Chiu): [“BIG GULP BAN”] Limits sugar-sweetened beverages to 16 oz.
AB 138 (Bloom): Imposes a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages
SB 347 (Monning): Requires warning labels on sugar-sweetened beverages
Flavored Tobacco Ban
SB 38 (Hill): Prohibits a tobacco retailer from selling, offering for sale, or possessing with the intent to sell or offer for sale, a flavored tobacco product
SB 39 (Hill): Requires sellers, distributors, and nonsale distributors to deliver tobacco products only in conspicuously marked containers
AB 739 (McCarthy): Criminalizes selling flavored tobacco products
ICE Vehicle Ban
Meal & Rest Break / PAGA
Recently, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has appealed a federal action exempting fuel haulers from Meal and Rest Break laws. PAGA lawsuits affect all employers but companies employing drivers are especially at risk of these frivolous and harmful lawsuits. These issues have plagued common carriers and hampered drivers’ ability to quickly and safely deliver fuel.
Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Certification
The California Air Resources Board is in the process of increasing the Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery program fee to cover the cost of staff, enforcement, and an IT system that would allow regulated parties to pay online securely. CFCA is working to ensure the fee accurately reflects the real costs of the program and to ensure that the proposed regulation will include a public process for any future fee increases.
Truck and Engine Mandates