Capitol Chat: New California Laws 2016 Monday, January 4, 2016 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. New year, new laws. These laws range from a ban on carrying a concealed weapon on K-12 and college campuses to allowing renters to use clotheslines in their backyards. Capital Public Radio’s news team has been combing through some of the policies taking effect January 1. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins Insight with a look at what they found.