On Wednesday, January 4, the Legislature returned to Sacramento to officially kick off the 2023-24 Legislative Session.  Both the Senate and Assembly met and adopted resolutions establishing protocols and procedures for the two-year session, and some legislators introduced early bills. Key legislative deadlines are already on the horizon with the deadline to submit bill language to Legislative Counsel coming up at the end of January, and all bills must be introduced for the year by February 17.  Accordingly, legislative staff are quickly cobbling together bill proposals to fill out their respective legislators’ bill portfolio for the year.

CASA will once again be actively engaged with the Legislature this year, advocating on behalf of the California wastewater community. Join the CASA State Legislative Committee for our next meeting on January 27th at the CASA Conference in Palm Springs, where we will be discussing the most pressing legislative issues of the year.