The Senate and Assembly have updated their web pages.
Committee info for the Senate is at http://senate.ca.gov/committees
JURISDICTION: Bills amending the following: a) Evidence Code, relating to criminal procedure. b) Penal Code. c) Statutes of a penal nature not related closely to a subject included in another subdivision of this rule. d) Bills relating to the Youth and Adult Corrections Agency.
JURISDICTION: Bills that are subject to Joint Rule 10.5 and are not referred to the Budget and Fiscal Review Committee. Bills that constitute a state-mandated local program.
Committee info for the Assembly is at http://assembly.ca.gov/committees
Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdiction is the California Penal Code.
Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdiction is fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
Appropriations is a step a bill must pass through if there are any fiscal - $$ - effects. Usually they don't care about content otherwise.
It's important to refer to the current page for a committee to get contact information - membership changes sometimes during the session.
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Unless there is some way to amend a bill so you would support it,
the details do not matter
until the Governor signs or allows the bill to become law.
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