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Upcoming Bills in Committee and Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities, March 5–April 26

March 1, 2018
Legislative policy committee hearings are now underway in the Capitol. 
 
In addition, the Legislature continues to hold a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities.
 
Some hearings, if not all, will be televised. The Senate and Assembly publish weekly television schedules, but audio is always available online. In addition, many hearings are also webcast via the California Channel.
 
Here are a number of upcoming hearings of interest to cities:
 
March 5
 
Assembly Budget Committee, 12 p.m.., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • SB 118 (Committee on Budget Fiscal Review) Cannabis Regulation. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.
  • SB 120 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review) Transportation. League position: Support.
 
March 6
 
Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 127
  • Educational Briefing on Federal Tax Reform
March 7
 
Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • Informational Hearing: Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Joint Hearing of the Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee and the Joint Emergency Management Committee, 1:304 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • Informational Hearing: Ready or Not: Emergency Communications Network in the Face of Wildfires, Mudslides, and Public Safety Threats.
Joint Hearing of the Assembly Local Government Committee, Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee and Senate Governance and Finance Committee, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • Informational Hearing: Uproar over Upland: Assessing the California Supreme Court’s Decision.
March 8
 
Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 5 on Corrections, Public Safety and the Judiciary, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 113
  • Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
March 9
 
Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, 1 p.m., 385 N. Arrowhead Ave.,San Bernardino
  • Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
March 12
 
Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development, 11 a.m., State Capitol, Room 3191
  • Informational Hearing: Update on the Regulation of Massage Therapy in California: Business Oversight and Best Practices
March 13
 
Assembly Health Committee, 11 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • AB 1766 (Maienschein) Swimming pools: public safety. League positon: Support.
March 22
 
Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation, 9:30 a.m. or upon adjournment of session, State Capitol, Room 112
  • Air Resources Board, Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
March 21
 
Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • Cap-and-Trade 
April 3
 
Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • Tax Credit Allocation Committee
  • Local Government Financing
April 10
 
Senate Human Services, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 3191
  • SB 918 (Wiener) Homeless Youth Act of 2018
April 26
 
Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration and General Government, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 2040
  • Commission on State Mandates
  • Local Government Financing
 


 
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