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    Status
    Completed Legislative Action
    Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
    Status: Passed on June 26 2019 – 100% progression
    Action: 2019-06-26 – Chaptered by Secretary of State – Chapter 12, Statutes of 2019.
    Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

    Summary
    An act to amend Section 415.21 of the Code of Civil Procedure, relating to civil procedure.

    Title
    Service of process or subpoena.

    Sponsors
    Asm. Phillip Chen [R]

    Roll Calls
    2019-06-17 – Senate – Consent Calendar AB622 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
    2019-06-04 – Senate – Do pass and be ordered to the Consent Calendar (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
    2019-04-04 – Assembly – AB 622 Chen Consent Calendar Second Day Regular Session (Y: 75 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
    2019-03-26 – Assembly – Do pass as amended. To Consent Calendar (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

    History
    Date Chamber Action
    Date Chamber Action
    2019-06-26 Chaptered by Secretary of State – Chapter 12, Statutes of 2019.
    2019-06-26 Approved by the Governor.
    2019-06-20 Assembly Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.
    2019-06-18 Assembly In Assembly. Ordered to Engrossing and Enrolling.
    2019-06-17 Senate Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 40. Noes 0. Page 1606.).
    2019-06-05 Senate Read second time. Ordered to Consent Calendar.
    2019-06-04 Senate From committee: Do pass. To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 4).
    2019-04-24 Senate Referred to Com. on JUD.
    2019-04-04 Senate In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    2019-04-04 Assembly Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 75. Noes 0. Page 1040.)
    2019-03-28 Assembly Read second time. Ordered to Consent Calendar.
    2019-03-27 Assembly Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.
    2019-03-26 Assembly From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (March 26).
    2019-03-04 Assembly Referred to Com. on JUD.
    2019-02-19 Assembly From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.
    2019-02-15 Assembly Read first time. To print.

    Code Citations
    Chapter Section Citation Type Statute Text
    Code of Civil Procedure 415.21 Amended Code Citation Text

    California State Sources
    Type Source
    Summary http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billStatusClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB622
    Text http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB622
    Roll Call http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billVotesClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB622

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    Assembly Bill No. 622
    CHAPTER 12

    An act to amend Section 415.21 of the Code of Civil Procedure, relating to civil procedure.

    [ Approved by Governor June 26, 2019. Filed with Secretary of State June 26, 2019. ]

    LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

    AB 622, Chen. Service of process or subpoena.
    Existing law requires that any person be granted access to a gated community for a reasonable period of time for the sole purpose of performing lawful service of process or service of subpoena, as specified.
    This bill would expand that access requirement to include covered multifamily dwellings, as defined.
    Digest Key
    Vote: majority Appropriation: no Fiscal Committee: no Local Program: no
    Bill Text
    THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1. Section 415.21 of the Code of Civil Procedure is amended to read:
    415.21. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, any person shall be granted access to a gated community or a covered multifamily dwelling for a reasonable period of time for the sole purpose of performing lawful service of process or service of a subpoena upon displaying a current driver’s license or other identification, and one of the following:
    (1) A badge or other confirmation that the individual is acting in the individual’s capacity as a representative of a county sheriff or marshal, or as an investigator employed by an office of the Attorney General, a county counsel, a city attorney, a district attorney, or a public defender.
    (2) Evidence of current registration as a process server pursuant to Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 22350) of Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code or of licensure as a private investigator pursuant to Chapter 11.3 (commencing with Section 7512) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.
    (b) This section shall only apply to a gated community or a covered multifamily dwelling that is staffed at the time service of process is attempted by a guard or other security personnel assigned to control access to the community or dwelling.
    (c) For purposes of this section, “covered multifamily dwelling” means either of the following:
    (1) An apartment building, including a timeshare apartment building not considered a place of public accommodation or transient lodging, with three or more dwelling units.
    (2) A condominium, including a timeshare condominium not considered a place of public accommodation or transient lodging, with four or more dwelling units.

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