Category: Legislative Updates


Policy and Appropriations Committees Continue Work

This week, the Legislature was once again relatively quiet as policy committees reviewed bills with no fiscal implications and fiscal committees placed a majority of bills on Suspense File. The next several weeks are shaping up to be quite busy for the Legislature as the June 2 deadline for all bills to be passed out…

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Legislature Presses on as May Deadlines Approach

With the passing of the policy committee fiscal deadline last week, the Legislature was relatively quiet this week.  Several policy committees met to review bills with no fiscal considerations, and will wrap up their work next week.  Appropriations committees in both houses also met, with lengthy bill calendars, and the majority of bills heard were…

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Legislature Returns after Spring Recess

After a week-long legislative spring recess, the Legislature returned to Sacramento facing two weeks of crowded policy committee agendas given the looming legislative deadline for bills with fiscal implications set for next Friday, April 28.  Legislators raced around the Capitol building from committee to committee either as sitting members of a committee or to present…

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CHEAC Opposing AB 626

It’s been a quiet week here in Sacramento during the Legislative Spring Recess, though members will return for the busy season on Monday, April 14. The CHEAC Legislative Committee did take action this week to oppose SB 626 by Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia. Bill details are highlighted below. In addition, an updated bill chart can…

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Language Added to a Myriad of Spot Bills

The Legislature is currently at the mid-point of their house of origin committee hearings for the year, and continue their mad pace before they reach the final deadline for bills to move out of their policy committees and on to their respective fiscal committees by April 28.  Meanwhile, amendments are papering the Capitol, including a…

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Policy Committees build momentum

Policy committees continue to build momentum as they heard a number of bills this week. Looking ahead, fiscal bills must be heard in the policy committee of their house of origin by April 28, while the deadline for non-fiscal bills is May 12. The legislature will leave for Spring Recess on April 6 and returning…

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Legislative Update – Policy Committees Underway

Policy Committees have started up in earnest in each house this week and will begin to pick up the pace in the weeks to come. As bills of particular interest are heard in committee, updates will be provided. CHEAC also provides updates in our legislative bill chart, which, can be found here. Also, the CHEAC…

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