September 1, 2020 •
California Legislature Adjourns for the Year
Lawmakers ended the 2020 legislative session beleaguered by COVID-19, wildfires, a tanked economy, and a looming eviction crisis.
Each chamber worked through roughly 100 bills on their final day, before adjourning after midnight.
The Senate kept passing bills until shortly after 1 a.m.
Some of the bills lawmakers sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom include eviction relief, police reform, COVID-19 response, and a flavored tobacco ban.
The governor has until September 30 to sign or veto any of the bills.
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