Agency Reports provides information about reports by various state and local agencies that are required or requested to be submitted to the Legislature, the Governor, or both. Information about the reports is processed by the Legislative Counsel and is updated on a continual basis.
The official page of the Governor of California. Includes current press releases, proclomations, executive orders, information on current political issues, and selected speeches of the governor. The Governor's Gallery contains brief biographical descriptions.
Office responsible for economic policy development, state and local financial management, and protection of taxpayer dollars. Includes important online publications, e.g the California Counties Annual Report.
Digital Democracy is an online platform which features a searchable database of California state legislative committees hearings, allowing the user to search videos by keyword, topic, speaker or date. The site offers full transcripts for each video presentation. Users can use tools within the search, locate, view, clip, and share information on many social media platforms.
Search by bill number to find status, history, and analysis.
A Bill is a legislative proposal that if passed by both the Assembly
and the Senate and approved by the Governor becomes law. Each bill is
assigned a bill number. A denotes bills that originate in the Assembly
and S denotes bills that originate in the Senate. Note: older bills
(1867 - 1994) are available at the San Diego County Public Law Library.
Latest only online. Detailed subject index to all bills. Does not include a list of bills or bill history. For earlier years, see the Final History (1893-1972), below. 1973-2005 are available in print in Kennedy at CALIF L450 L4i (Docs).
Final History include detailed bill history information. Organized by bill number. Also includes voice vote information. Earlier years (1893-1972) include subject index. (Hint: Click on the active PDF document.)
Laws - Statutes
Statutes Called "chapters" in California, statutes are the session laws as they were written at the time of passage. The Statutes of California is in chronological order as enacted, with no subject arrangement or indication whether a subsequent statute has amended or repealed a prior one.
Detailed listing of all bills with basic subject indexing. Includes summary of bill and later years include outcome (e.g. Vetoed by Governor). Enter Digest of Legislation in the searchbox to find the year you seek.
The Notice Register contains notices of proposed regulatory actions by state regulatory agencies to adopt, amend, or repeal regulations contained in the California Code of Regulations. Published every Friday.
RAND California provides information, research reports and statistics on the California economy and public policy issues, as well as access to selected policy reports, statistics, and information at the national and international scale.
The Field Poll, or California Poll, was established in 1947 and operates as an independent, non-partisan, media-sponsored public opinion news service, covering a wide range of political and social topics. Search and analyze Field Poll data from 1956 to 2 years ago. Download the data via ftp to access all poll data, including the last 2 years. This database is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts.
For special expertise with the database, contact Dr. Greg Bohr.
Social Explorer provides access to the entire US Census data from 1790 to 2010, the entire American Community Survey (ACS) from 2005 to 2011 and more data from a number of sources. Users can create maps and use data visualization tools and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change. Users can also graph and chart data, export, save, and print maps and reports, and create multi-map presentations with an interactive slideshow tool.