SB 585 – Disability Access: Right to Cure

Summary: Gives businesses a "right to cure" opportunity to fix construction related deficiencies that are found to not meet disability access provisions before penalties are issued. 

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Article: Business community offers solutions to litigation issues (Simi Valley Acorn, April 20, 2024)

Article: Opinion: Stop California’s abusive Disabilities Act lawsuits (Mercury News, July 14, 2023)

Article: Fighting back: Serial ADA lawsuits trigger disputes over legislation but agreement about accessibility education (Palo Alto Online, July 7, 2023)

Article: Opinion: SB 585 Will Protect California’s Small Businesses by Stopping Frivolous ADA Lawsuits (Times of San Diego, June 21, 2023)

Article: Opinion: ADA Lawsuit Reforms Are Long Overdue for California’s Small Businesses (Times of San Diego, May 31, 2023)

Video: Senate Floor Presentation (May 30, 2023)

Article: Ventura County businesses face string of disabled access lawsuits (Ventura County Star, May 15, 2023)

Press Release: Bill to Balance Protecting the Rights of People with Disabilities and the Rights of Business Owners Passes the Senate Judiciary Committee

Video: Senator Niello Presents SB 585 in the Senate Judiciary Committee (May 2, 2023)