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Upcoming Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities Feb. 14-28

February 10, 2017
The Legislature continues to hold a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities.
 
With just a week until the Feb. 17 bill introduction deadline, expect the number of legislative hearings to ramp up by early March.

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:
 
Feb. 14
 
Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, 1:30 p.m. State Capitol, Room 4203
  • SB 1 (Beall) Transportation funding. League position: Support. 
Senate Governance and Finance Committee, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 2040
  • Oversight Hearing: Cannabis Tax Collection 
Senate Natural Resources and Water, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 113
  • Informational Hearing: California Water Fix: Status of the Project 
Feb. 15
 
Senate Environmental Quality Committee, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 3191
  • Oversight Hearing: Overview of California’s Beverage Container Recycling Program 
Feb. 16
 
Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Hearing, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • Oversight Hearing: Marijuana in California: Revenue, Budget, and Community Impact 
Feb. 22
 
Assembly Local Government Committee, 2 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • Informational Hearing: “How Local Governments are Implementing Proposition 64 — the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA)” 
Feb. 28
 
Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration, 1:30 p.m. State Capitol, Room 447
  • Informational Hearing: What are the Financial Barriers to Housing Production in California? 
Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • Informational Hearing: California Water Fix: Perspectives on the Plan


 
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