All legislation that is enacted will become effective on January 1, unless otherwise stated in the bill language. The volume of bills, over 5000 each year, is reviewed by the dedicated Legislative Committee during two annual meetings and through various correspondence throughout the legislative year.
This will take you to the State of California website to search for a specific bill text and other information.
Enter your zipcode, and find all information relating to your legislator. In this section, you can also create letters to a specific legislator or committee, and print them on your own letterhead! Or if you rather, send your district representative an email.