Legislation Corner

The City Council reviews bills pending in Congress and the California Legislature and takes positions on priority issues and matters that impact the City's ability to operate effectively, promote City interests and protect local authority. This page details bills the City Council has taken positions on.

2021-2022 Legislative Session

The City Council and Staff are tracking a number of bills in the 2021-2022 Legislative Session. Bill summaries and position letters with staff reports are listed below.

Bill Summaries:
2021 Legislative Positions (PDF)

Position Letters with Staff Reports:
SB 9 Letter of Opposition (PDF)
SB 10 Letter of Opposition (PDF)

Watched Bills Fact Sheets:
AB 399 Fact Sheet (PDF)
SB 12 Fact Sheet (PDF)
SB 55 Fact Sheet (PDF)

Additional Legislative Correspondence:
League of California Cities Letter of Expectations (PDF)  Response From League of California Cities (PDF)
Support for SBCCOG Regional Planner (PDF)

2019-2020 Legislative Session

The City Council took positions on 26 bills in 2020. The following summarizes the bills and the City's positions: 2020 Legislative Positions (PDF)

Complete bill text is available on the California Legislature's Website.