The following list summarizes top priority bills for the California Chamber of Commerce and their status as of August 31, when the Legislature began its final recess.
Within each subject area, the list presents bills in order of priority with the highest priorities at the top.
September 30 is the last day for the Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature before September 1 and in the Governor’s possession on or after September 1.
The CalChamber will publish its final status report, showing the ultimate fate of bills sent to the Governor this year, in October.
Bills signed by the Governor will become law on January 1, 2023. Urgency, tax and budget-related measures go into effect immediately upon being signed. In those cases, the date the Governor signed the bill is noted.
Each fall, the CalChamber publishes a record of legislators’ votes on key bills affecting the California business climate. Generally, the bills selected for the vote record have appeared in one of the status reports. This year’s vote record is scheduled to be published on October 21.
Status of legislative action on bills as of August 31, 2022. Dates listed are the date the bill was assigned to a committee, the latest date of committee action, the next hearing date or when the bill reached the Senate or Assembly floor, unless action is stated.
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