SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate took action to protect condominium and mobile home owners from fines from their homeowners associations for not maintaining yards at times when they face government water conservation orders because of a drought.
"It gives some comfort to the homeowners in homeowners associations right now who might be subjected to this double penalty," Nielsen told his colleagues.
The Senate voted 36 to 0 to approve SB 992 and send it to the state Assembly.
In January, Gov.
Some cities are also considering mandated conservation, with financial penalties for those who do not comply.