By Stephen T. Brindle, Esq.
Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1410 on September 30, 2022, which took effect on January 1, 2023. Adding to existing law prohibiting community associations from restricting the free speech rights of members or residents, the bill prohibits associations from:
CAI-CLAC successfully convinced legislators to remove some of the more onerous provisions considered for the bill, including those that would require associations to:
CAI-CLAC has more information regarding AB 1410 on their Legislative Session Hot Bills page. Check back frequently for ongoing updates on 2023 legislative priorities. You can also say informed by following them on social media channels including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
About Stephen Brindle, Esq.
Stephen Brindle represents and provides corporate counsel to community associations on a wide range of matters, including covenant and rule enforcement, architectural rules, disability and fair housing, common area maintenance, elections, assessments, insurance, amendment and restatement of governing documents, contract review and drafting, and board and manager education.
He also has real estate law experience regarding leasing and ground leases (retail, office, and industrial), escrow and title, boundaries and easements, and zoning.
Stephen earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He has practiced law since 2010, always in the area of real estate.
Contact Stephen at [email protected].