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Upcoming Legislative Hearings of Interest to Cities, Feb. 12 – March 6

February 11, 2019
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.
 
The number of legislative hearings will expand as the bill introduction deadline of Feb. 22 approaches.

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. 12
 
Joint Hearing Senate Environmental Quality and Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 437
  • California’s Green Chemistry Program: Are We Protecting People from Toxic Chemicals in Products? 
Feb. 13
 
Joint Hearing Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation and Natural Resources, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 444
  • Informational Hearing: Wildfire Impacts on Watershed Lands 
Feb. 20
 
Senate Environmental Quality, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 3191
  • California’s Climate Change Policies: Will the State Achieve the SB 32 Target? 
Feb. 21
 
Senate Budget and Fiscal Review, 10 a.m. or upon adjournment of session, State Capitol, John L. Burton Hearing Room 4203
  • Informational Hearing: Housing and Homelessness 
Feb. 26
 
Assembly Joint Hearing Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration and Housing and Community Development and Local Government, 1 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • Informational Hearing: Governor’s Homeless and Housing Proposals 
March 6
 
Senate Joint Hearing Senate Governmental Organization and Assembly Governmental Organization, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • Informational Hearing: The Utilization of Current and Emerging Technologies to Modesto Wildfire Activity in California


 
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