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Upcoming Workshops, Board Meetings and Legislative Hearing Calendar

October 25, 2013
Assembly Committee Hearings
 
The Assembly Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy and Select Committee on Ports will hold a joint hearing Friday, Oct. 25, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach to discuss the impact of sea level rise on California’s infrastructure.
 
The Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development and Committee on Banking and Finance will hold a joint oversight hearing Tuesday, Oct. 29,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Alhambra City Hall City Council Chambers to discuss the progress of the Keep Your Home California Program.
 
The Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment will hold a hearing Tuesday, Oct. 29,9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the San Francisco City Hall Room 400 to discuss workplace safety issues and the Bay Area Rapid Transit District.
 
The Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy will hold an oversight hearing Wednesday, Nov. 6, 10:00 a.m. at Riverside City Hall to discuss the role of trade and foreign investment on the Inland Empire’s regional economy.
 
Senate Committee Hearings
 
The Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing will hold an informational hearing Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 10:00 a.m. at the State Capitol, Room 4203 to discuss how to save the state billions and improving megaproject outcomes. Note: Hearing may be televised on www.calchannel.com.
 
California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
 
DTSC will be convening a Clearinghouse Task Force meeting to guide, strategize and continue efforts to improve communications for the Topock project. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in Henderson, NV from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For more information, contact Karen Baker (714) 484-5423 or visit event website.
 
Air Resources Board (ARB)
 
ARB will hold a public hearing Thursday, Dec. 12, 9:00 a.m., to consider proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations for medium- and heavy-duty engines and vehicles, optional reduced emission standards for heavy-duty engines, and amendments to the tractor-trailer GHG regulation, diesel-fueled commercial motor vehicle idling rule, and the heavy-duty hybrid-electric vehicles certification procedures. The hearing will be held at CalEPA building Byron Sher Auditorium in Sacramento. For more information, please visit the event website.
 
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
 
Go-Biz will hold a free Disaster Readiness Workshop Thursday, Oct. 31, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the Ontario Police Department. For more information and/or to RSVP, please see the event website
 
Go-Biz announces the free small business expo Thursday, Nov. 7, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the California Market Center in Los Angeles. For more information and/or to RSVP please see the event website.
 
Board of Equalization (BOE)
 
BOE will hold a Basic Sales and Use Tax Seminar Thursday, Dec. 5, 1:00 p.m. at the San Francisco District Office, Room 440. For more information and/or to RSVP, please see event website.


 
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