Finding the status of a bill

Print sources

Assembly Weekly History Weekly history of business in the State Assembly.  (Current year is also available online at:  http://www.assembly.ca.gov/clerk/BILLSLEGISLATURE/searchframe_H.htm) KFC 14 C298a  California Collection

Senate Weekly History Weekly history of business in the State Senate. KFC 14 C298s  California Collection  

Legislative Index/Table of Code Sections Affected Published by the California Legislative Counsel Bureau.  Contains index of legislation, including tables of code affected. KFC 14 C32  California Collection

Electronic sources

Legislative Counsel's Legislative Information Site -- Has information available from 1993-94 session onward.  Ability to search by bill number, keyword, or bill sponsor.  For pending legislation, you may subscribe to an email service which alerts you when any action is taken.

Westlaw and Lexis

Lexis Search within "CA Bill Tracking Reports" (CAL; CALTRCK) -- searches only current legislative session.  Ability to search by keyword or bill number.

WestLaw Select CA-BILLTRK database (again, for current legislative session only).  Ability to search by keyword or bill number.  For previous legislative sessions, search within database BILLTRK-OLD.

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