Assembly Bill 2263 (Correa-2000)
Chapter 156, Statutes of 2000
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Business and Professions Code section 21702 was amended and section 21713.5 was added to the Business and Professions Code in 2000 following legislative enactment of Assembly Bill 2263. (See Exhibit #1d) Assembly member Lou Correa introduced the bill on February 24, 2000 on behalf of the California Self-Storage Coalition. (See Exhibit #1a and #7, page 1) Assembly Bill 2263 proposed to amend section 21702 and add section 21713.5 of the Business and Professions Code only. (See Exhibit #1)
The Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection, Governmental Efficiency, and Economic Development and the Senate Committee on Judiciary considered the policy issues raised by the bill. (See Exhibit #3 and #5) Assembly Bill 2263 was amended on two occasions, once in each House. (See Exhibit #1b and #1c) Following unanimous approval in both Houses of the Legislature, Governor Gray Davis signed the legislation on July 21st and the Secretary of State recorded it on that date as Chapter 156 of the Statutes of 2000. (See Exhibit #1d and #2)
The Third Reading analysis of Assembly Bill 2263 as last amended prepared by the Office of Senate Floor Analyses provided the following description of the bill:
. . . This bill would authorize the owner of a self-storage facility to assess occupants a late payment fee for delinquent rental fee payments, as specified, based on the monthly rent of the facility. It also would specify that liens imposed on all personal property in a self-service storage facility to satisfy late rent, labor, other charges, include any late payment fees provided for in a rental agreement.
(See Exhibit #7, page 1)