Legislative Activities

AGC of California has a proven track record of promoting and protecting contractors and service providers interests and practices through its Legislative and Government Affairs program. In addition, contractors’ interests are represented at the local and national level to ensure that California’s contractors and its related service providers are given every opportunity to grow and succeed. With a team of professional advocates located in Sacramento, AGC is the “voice of the construction industry”.

AB 5 and the Dynamex Decision
California's construction industry is facing impact from Assembly Bill 5, law codifying a decision from the California Supreme Court. AGC of California is committed to providing you with the latest information on how this impacts your business.
About the Decision

Project Labor Agreements
AGC of California (AGC) believes that if a government agency is going to implement a mandated labor agreement, the contractor must be at the table to provide practical and real-world input on how construction projects are actually managed and executed for the benefit of the agency. 
AGC's Position Paper

Skilled and Trained Workforce Requirements
January 1, 2020 brings new requirements for Skilled and Trained workforce on selected public works jobs. Existing Skilled and Trained Workforce Requirements in state code require that apprentices on specified public works jobs be enrolled in a state certified apprenticeship program or are journeymen with either a certificate of completion from a certified apprenticeship program or have a record of sufficient hours in their apprenticeable trade to have completed a graduated from an apprenticeship program. 
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Legislative Program
Our members benefit from AGC California's active participation in the legislative process at the local, state and federal levels affecting economic and infrastructure development. AGC California originates and coordinates support for bills favorable to the industry, while also opposing unfavorable legislation.

2017 Legislative Program 
2016 Legislative Program
2016 Voters Guide 

Capitol Update Newsletters
During legislative session,  updates on current legislation are sent to members through email alerts.  The Capitol Update Newsletter is published throughout the year (depending on volume and urgency of legislation) which keeps you informed of current legislative efforts and activities at the State Capitol.

Capitol Update archive

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