California Legislature Adjourns Regular Session - State and Federal Communications

September 14, 2015  •  

California Legislature Adjourns Regular Session

California State Assembly chamberOn September 11, the California State Legislature adjourned its regular session sine die.

Before adjourning, the legislature sent several ethics bills to the Gov. Jerry Brown, including Assembly Bill 10, which contains provisions affecting elected officials’ disclosure of financial investments and conflicts of interest. Another bill, Assembly Bill 990, will require political advertisements to carry larger statements clearly stating information about who is paying for the advertisement. Brown has until October 11 to sign or veto legislation. The governor does not have a pocket veto.

A special legislative session, which began on June 26, 2015 and has been running concurrently with the regular session, remains in session.

Photo of the California State Assembly chamber by David.Monniaux on Wikimedia Commons.

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