Welcome to CLCID:
CLCID is a legislative coalition that represents the entire Interior Design profession on issues that are important to our members and their practice.
WE SERVE AS THE VOICE FOR THE CALIFORNIA INTERIOR DESIGN PROFESSION!
- Representing the interests of ALL California's Interior Designers.
- Monitoring and submitting legislation and developing long-term legislative strategic plans that protect the Interior Design Profession.
- Protecting public health, safety and welfare.
- Forming grass roots efforts as needed.
Copyright 2013 California Legislative Coalition of Interior Design
Would you like to get involved with CLCID?
A Student Advisory Council Position is now available. For more information, download the Position Description.
The Governor signed SB 308 (Lieu – Gordon) on September 23rd, 2013, which will become law on January 1, 2014.
SB308 will stand as passed by the Assembly and the Senate with minimal amendments. What this means is that we were not able to add the clarifying language to help building officials understand what we do. Unfortunately, in some jurisdictions, the building officials’ interpretation of Section 5800 of the Architects practice act will continue to be an impediment to designers’ ability to pull permits for their projects which causes undue inconvenience and additional costs to consumers.
SB308 made the following amendments to the Certified Interior Designer law:
- Extends the certification statute to 2018,
- Requires Certified Interior Designers to use written contracts when providing design services,
- Requires the Interior Design Certification Board - CCIDC, to operate their board meetings in compliance with the Bagley Keene Open Meeting Act,
- Clarifies that interior designer and interior decorator are not titles that are protected from use by non-certified individuals, and
- Codifies the use of the appellation “CID” to mean Certified Interior Designer.
All professional interior designers and interior design organizations have an ongoing responsibility to educate the Building Departments and CALBO regarding the level of education and knowledge required to be certified in California. Certified Interior Designers and other interior design professionals are qualified to create interior plans that are nonstructural, non-seismic, that are consistent with conventional construction methods and protect the health safety and welfare of the public.
Attention Educators & Students
The 2013 Elaine McCune IFDA Student Scholarship is available to students from IFDA