New California Laws for 2022

Hundreds of bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom in 2021 took effect beginning January 1, 2022. The new laws address such varied areas as affordable housing, expanding voter access, worker protections, peace officer certification, crimes targeting people due to immigration status, and much more. Visit the California Legislative Information website for a full list of enacted 2021 bills. See Office of Governor Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles Times.