Welcome to the Committee on Local Government

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are General Plan, land use, housing element, local agency formation commissions (LAFCO), city and county organization and powers, special district governance and finance, special taxes, Subdivision Map Act, Ralph M. Brown Act, Public Records Act, redevelopment (as it relates to governance and financing), infrastructure financing districts, local government finance, charter cities and counties, eminent domain, joint powers authorities, Williamson Act, design-build (for local governments), military base reuse, public private partnerships (for local governments), state mandates, county clerks/ recorders, and civil grand juries.

The Local Government Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 157 and the office number is (916) 319-3958.

Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Chair

Assembly Member Cecilia M. Aguiar-Curry,
Chair of the Local Government Committee

Assembly Member Tom Lackey, Vice Chair

Assembly Member Tom Lackey,
Vice Chair of the Local Government Committee

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Deadline to submit letters for the Committee's regularly scheduled Wednesday hearings is NO LATER than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding that date. Please make sure that letters are on letterhead and signed.  Thanks!

 

Important COVID-19 Information

In the final days of the legislative session, the Assembly will conduct several hearings for bills returning from the Senate. The public will have the ability to participate in these hearings by offering comment in the following ways:

  • The Capitol will be open for attendance of this hearing; however, due to guidance on physical distancing, seating for the hearings will be minimal for the press and public. In-person attendance is not recommended. All are encouraged to watch the hearings from their livestream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.
  • Remote Testimony Stations at these locations (Please check the Assembly website for the latest information): 
    • Sacramento – State Capitol Park (Location to be determined based on weather conditions)
    • San Francisco State Office (455 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102)
    • San Diego State Building (1350 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101) 
  • Written testimony before the hearing via the position letter portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.
  • Due to the impending constitutional deadline for the Legislature to adjourn and conclude this legislative session, phone testimony will be available, but it will be limited.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Local Government Committee
1020 N Street, Room 157
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.3958 phone
916.319.3959 fax
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