Bill Text: CA AB764 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session | Amended

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Bill Title: Parking lots: design: insurance discount.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Vetoed) 2016-01-15 - Consideration of Governor's veto stricken from file. [AB764 Detail]

Download: California-2015-AB764-Amended.html
BILL NUMBER: AB 764	AMENDED
	BILL TEXT

	AMENDED IN SENATE  JUNE 9, 2015
	AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY  APRIL 16, 2015
	AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY  APRIL 8, 2015

INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Quirk

                        FEBRUARY 25, 2015

   An act to add Section 18940.7 to the Health and Safety Code, and
to add Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 11895) to Part 3 of
Division 2 of the Insurance Code, relating to parking lots.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 764, as amended, Quirk. Parking lots: design: insurance
discount.
   Existing law provides that building standards shall be filed by
the California Building Standards Commission with the Secretary of
State and codified only after they have been approved by the
commission. Existing law regulates the issuance and renewal of
liability insurance policies in this state.
   This bill would  authorize   require 
the  commission to adopt building standards to require that
the installation of vehicle barriers, as defined, be considered in
the design of any new public parking lot.   commission,
in collaboration with the State Architect and the State Fire Marshal,
to consider standards, at each model code adoption review, for the
installation of vehicle barriers in the design of any new building.
 The bill would also authorize an insurer to consider the
installation of vehicle barriers on a commercial property parking lot
as a safety measure and seek a discount on the property owner's
insurance covering damage or loss to the covered commercial property,
or liability arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of
the commercial property.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 18940.7 is added to the Health and Safety Code,
to read:
   18940.7.  (a) The California Building Standards 
Commission may adopt building standards to require that the
installation of vehicle barriers are considered in the design of any
new public parking lot.   Commission, in collaboration
with the State Architect and the State Fire Marshal, shall consider
standards, at each model code adoption review, for the installation
of vehicle barriers in the design of any new building. 
   (b) For the purposes of this section, a vehicle barrier includes a
horizontal or vertical protective device placed to protect buildings
or pedestrians from collisions by motor vehicles. 
   (c) For purposes of subdivision (a), the standards considered
shall include existing standards adopted or developed by a
standard-setting organization recognized by the commission,
including, but not limited to, the American Society for Testing and
Materials (ASTM) or another similar organization. 
  SEC. 2.  Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 11895) is added to Part
3 of Division 2 of the Insurance Code, to read:
      CHAPTER 6.  COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PARKING LOTS: VEHICLE BARRIER
DISCOUNT


   11895.  (a) An insurer may consider the installation of vehicle
barriers on a commercial property parking lot as a safety measure
and, consistent with Article 10 (commencing with Section 1861.01) of
Chapter 9 of Part 2 of Division 1, seek a discount on the property
owner's insurance covering damage or loss to the covered commercial
property, or liability arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or
use of the commercial property.
   (b) For the purposes of this section, a vehicle barrier includes a
horizontal or vertical protective device placed to protect buildings
or pedestrians from collisions by motor vehicles.
                                               
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