Nazarian Legislation Aims to Prepare California for Next Big Earthquake

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

(Van Nuys, CA) - Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garett stood together on the steps of the seismic-retrofitted Van Nuys City Hall to highlight historic legislation which would provide a five-year 30% state seismic tax credit to property owners for safety improvements to their vulnerable buildings. The legislation, Assembly Bill 428, was authored by Assemblymember Nazarian. "It is common sense legislation that will help property owners afford lifesaving structural changes to their buildings,” said Assemblymember Nazarian. “On average, a dollar spent on hazard mitigation provides our community about $4 in future benefits." Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.