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Government Info: California, State, and Local Resources: CA Legislative Histories & Materials

California Code

If you are looking for the history of an enacted law, you will need the bill number or statute number. You can find these in an annotated California Code.


Bill Histories

The bill history will indicate which committees were involved and if hearings were held. Histories also indexed by author and subject.

Roll Call Votes

Hearings & Legislative Reports

The Final Histories will indicate if hearings were held in connection with the bill. Not all hearings are published.  For more in-depth guidance refer to the California Legislative History Research Guide from UC Hastings.

Policy Reports & Recommendations


Public Opinion Polls & Data

Lobbying & Special Interests

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