Governmental Affairs

On behalf of the judicial branch, the Judicial Council's Governmental Affairs represents and advocates for the Judicial Council on legislative, policy, and budget matters. The office also works extensively on the judicial branch budget and related matters, meeting with legislators, committees, committee and leadership staff, as well as staff for the Governor and the state Department of Finance.

Court-Related Legislation

Search for active court-related legislation, view published letters and positions the Judicial Council has taken on legislation, or consult annual summaries of new laws that affect the court or are of general interest to the court community.

Liaison & Outreach Activities

Learn about governmental affairs liaison and outreach programs:

Apr. 1, 2022
Cesar Chavez Day observed
Apr. 7, 2022
Spring Recess begins upon adjournment
Apr. 18, 2022
Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess
Apr. 29, 2022
Last day for policy committees to hear and report to fiscal committees fiscal bills introduced in their house
May 6, 2022
Last day for policy committees to hear and report to the floor nonfiscal bills introduced in their house
May 13, 2022
Last day for policy committees to meet prior to May 31
May 20, 2022
Last day for fiscal committees to hear and report to the floor bills introduced in their house. Last day for fiscal committees to meet prior to May 31
May 23-27, 2022
Floor session only. No committee may meet for any purpose except for Rules Committee, bills referred pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2, and Conference Committees
May 27, 2022
Last day for each house to pass bills introduced in that house
May 30, 2022
Memorial Day
May 31, 2022
Committee meetings may resume

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