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Upcoming Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities

January 27, 2017
The Legislature will host a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities in the coming weeks. 
After the fast-approaching Feb. 17 bill introduction deadline, expect the number of legislative hearings to ramp up.

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:
Jan. 30
Joint Informational Hearing of the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development and Agriculture and Health committees, 3 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • Oversight Hearing: Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation: Status of regulations, inter-agency coordination, and stakeholder outreach
Feb. 7
Joint Informational Hearing of the Assembly Business and Professions and Health and Agriculture committees, 9-11 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • Cannabis Regulation: The Path Forward After Proposition 65
Feb. 14
Senate Transportation and Housing Committee (tentative), State Capitol, time and room TBD
  • SB 1 (Beall) — Transportation Funding

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