Legislation 101

Part I will address how the legislative approval process works in Sacramento: bill introduction, review by Legislative Counsel, consideration by committee, full house consideration, approval by the Legislature, and signature by the Governor. In Part II, two professionals experienced in the ways of Sacramento will discuss how outside interests work to influence legislation, how CALAFCO represents LAFCos in Sacramento, and how individual LAFCOs can influence outcomes in Sacramento. Moderator: Carol Cooper, Assistant Executive Officer, Sonoma LAFCo Speakers: Harry Ehrlich Local Government Consultant, San Diego LAFCo and Pamela Miller, Executive Director, CALAFCO.