Category: Legislative Updates


Fiscal Committees Hold Suspense File Hearings

Fiscal Committees Hold Suspense File Hearings Today marks the deadline for fiscal committees to hear and report bills in their house of origin. Both the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees reviewed a number of bills in Suspense File hearings this week. Below, we highlight actions of interest to CHEAC Members. An updated version of the…

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Fiscal Committees Face Deadline to Advance Bills Next Week

The Legislature maintained a busy hearing schedule this week, considering and taking action on a number of policy and budget items. Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees will hold suspense file hearings next week in order to meet the May 25 deadline for fiscal committees to hear and report to the floor all fiscal bills introduced…

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April Proving to be an Extremely Busy Month in Sacramento

This week, the California Legislature continued its flurry of activities with two weeks remaining before the April 27 deadline for policy committees to hear and report all fiscal bills introduced in their house of origin. Lawmakers have been extremely busy amending measures and presenting bills at policy committee hearings, and a significant number of bills…

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California Legislature Returns for a Busy April Season

The California Legislature returned to Sacramento after a week-long Spring Recess for what is already shaping out to be a busy April season as Legislators work to meet the April 27 deadline for fiscal bills to be passed by the policy committee of their house of origin. Key activities and bills of interest are provided…

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Legislature Returns from Spring Recess Next Monday

Sacramento was quiet this week as the California Legislature was away on its weeklong Spring Recess. The Senate and Assembly will be back in session next Monday, April 2 where a whirlwind of a month is expected in April. The Legislature faces two significant upcoming deadlines: April 27: The last day for policy committees to…

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