Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

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Is Your Business a Member of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce?

The ongoing mission of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic opportunity through business and community leadership and to enhance the social and civic environment of Newport Beach. The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is a business in existence since 1907 – an organization of over 600 members representing over 20,000 employees who believe in the importance of creating a sense of community among local businesses. Our members are from every industry, large and small, old and new, from home based business just starting out to very large businesses with thousands of employees.

The Chamber offers a wide range of benefits, services, programs and information. If you are looking for a way to grow your business, create professional relationships and market your services/products, consider Chamber Membership Today.

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2020 BALLOT PROPOSITIONS
RECOMMENDED POSITIONS

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently met, with guidance from its Government Affairs Committee, and offers the following recommended positions on the upcoming ballot measures. For more information, please call (949) 729-4400.

no

PROPOSITION 14
Stem Cell Research Institute Bond Initiative

Issues $5.5 billion in bonds for state stem cell research institute

no

PROPOSITION 15
Tax on Commercial and Industrial Properties for Education and Local Government Funding Initiative

Requires commercial and industrial properties to be taxed based on market value and dedicates revenue

no

PROPOSITION 16
Repeal Proposition 209 Affirmative Action Amendment

Repeals Proposition 209 (1996), which says that the state cannot discriminate or grant preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in public employment, education, or contracting

no

PROPOSITION 17
Voting Rights Restoration for Persons on Parole Amendment

Restores the right to vote to people convicted of felonies who are on parole

no

PROPOSITION 18
Primary Voting for 17-Year-Olds Amendment

Allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 at the time of the next general election to vote in primaries and special elections

no

PROPOSITION 19
Property Tax Transfers, Exemptions, and Revenue for Wildfire Agencies and Counties Amendment

Changes tax assessment transfers and inheritance rules

yes

PROPOSITION 20
Criminal Sentencing, Parole, and DNA Collection Initiative

Makes changes to policies related to criminal sentencing charges, prison release, and DNA collection

no

PROPOSITION 21
Local Rent Control Initiative 

Expands local governments’ power to use rent control

yes

PROPOSITION 22
App-Based Drivers as Contractors and Labor Policies Initiative

Considers app-based drivers to be independent contractors and enacts several labor policies related to app-based companies

no

PROPOSITION 23
Dialysis Clinic Requirements Initiative

Requires physician on-site at dialysis clinics and consent from the state for a clinic to close

no

PROPOSITION 24
Consumer Personal Information Law and Agency Initiative

Expands the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and creates the California Privacy Protection Agency to implement and enforce the CCPA

no

PROPOSITION 25
Replace Cash Bail with Risk Assessments Referendum

Replaces cash bail with risk assessments for suspects awaiting trial

yes

NEWPORT BEACH BALLOT MEASURE Z
Addition of Harbor Commission to the Newport Beach City Charter

Shall the Newport Beach City Charter be amended to add Section 713 to the City Charter, establishing the powers and duties of the Harbor Commission and making the Harbor Commission a City Charter designated Appointive Board and Commission?

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER REGARDING THE coronavirus

Dear Chamber Members:

During this period of uncertainty and a constantly changing landscape due to the Covid19 Coronavirus crises, the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is ready to provide you and your business support and accurate information through our website, email and social media channels.

We have made the decision to postpone all of our in person events until further notice.

As we move forward, we continue to look to these agencies for accurate information and guidance:

If you have any questions regarding your business operations as it relates to the Covid19 guidelines, please feel free to email me at steve@newportbeach.com or call me at (714) 381-2460 (Cell).

Please check back on this web site for the latest information.

Steve Rosansky
President & CEO, Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce