2011 Legislation: AB 20

Bill Author: 
Halderman
Subject: 
Construction Defect Disclosure
Status: 
Failed passage in Asm Judiciary.

Requires that an attorney make certain written disclosures to a client in a potential construction defects action. Failure to disclose would constitute cause for professional discipline.

ECHO Position: 
We oppose this legislation because of the need for a third party to take care of the issue.