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The coronavirus pandemic forced many employers to make rapid changes to their operations as many employees made the switch overnight from onsite to remote work. California's strict wage and hour rules for nonexempt employees caused compliance challenges and prompted proposed legislation to create more flexibility for workers who want to telecommute. Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, who co-authored AB 513 and SB 657, said the bills will make telework "more flexible and accommodating." He also said passing AB 1028 "will allow more businesses to offer telecommuting as an option to their…
Assemblymember, Kelly Seyarto, of Murrieta is proud to honor Kim Summers, City Manager of Murrieta, as the 2021 Woman of the Year for the 67th Assembly District.
The City was honored to have 67th District Assembly Member Kelly Seyarto present at the groundbreaking. Seyarto expressed his support for the recreation center renovation and expansion project. “Menifee is a growing community that prioritizes families and taking care of its youth,” Seyarto said. “This project is a big step by taking an old facility and renovating it and making it new for future generations
Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, honored Kimberley Summers, city manager of Murrieta, as the 2021 Woman of the Year for the 67th Assembly District. Every March, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the California Legislative Women’s Caucus invites state senators and assembly members to select an outstanding woman from their district to recognize for her significant contributions to her community.
Today a group of 13 Assembly Republicans called on California Department of Public Health Director Dr. Tómas Aragón to change the department’s guidance limiting spectators at outdoor youth sports events to one spectator per player. The guidance, issued quietly last week, is different than the guidance given to pro and college sporting events. "If entire families can go see a movie or watch a professional sports team play, there is no reason a family cannot safely watch one of their kids play or perform," the letter concludes.    
On February 18, Assembly Members Kelly Seyarto and Frank Bigelow introduced Assembly Bill 1028, which would create the Telework Flexibility Act.
Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto of Murrieta introduced Assembly Bill 291, a bill that will make the payments from survivor benefit plans tax free in California. California is one of the few states that fully taxes survivor benefit plans which allow retired service members to allocate a portion of their retired pay to a spouse, child or other eligible beneficiary after their death. 
Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, introduced Assembly Bill 346, a bill that will expand the notification of data breaches of any agency in the state to also include unauthorized access. Data breaches come in many forms. While the current law requires agencies to report to Californians any acquired personal information gained through their computerized data systems, the law does not cover or include unauthorized access
“Comprehensive wildfire prevention policies must to be a top priority for California. As a former Fire Battalion Chief, I am proud to join with Assemblyman Gallagher to co-author AB 297 to address some of the immediate obstacles preventing critical progress including increased funding and regulatory relief.” – Assembly Member Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta)
“Our small businesses, and more importantly, the people and the families behind them, are collapsing under immense financial pressure during this unprecedented time of economic uncertainty,” said Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta). “They are the foundation of our communities and they deserve better. SB 74 offers a lifeline, investing over $2 billion in grant money into our small businesses and non-profit organizations without raising taxes. I am proud to join the bipartisan effort to support the Keep California Working Act.”