Archives: 2015-16 Legislative Session

Position Letters

Support and Opposition letters are due no later than 5:00 pm, 7 business days prior to the Tuesday that the bill is set for hearing.  (See specific dates below)

There are several ways you can submit a letter.

1. Hand delivered to the committee office - State Capitol Room 5046

2. Fax - 916-323-2232

3. Mail - Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, California State Capitol, Room 5046, Sacramento, CA 95814

4. You may also email your support or opposition letter to our committee email. Please put the measure number in the subject line when sending an email to  


IMPORTANT Please note:

When submitting a letter you must clearly state one of the following positions in order to be reflected in the analysis: Support, Support if amended, Opposition, or Oppose unless amended.  Any other positions of concern will be filed with the committee but will not be reflected in the analysis.  Please be sure to state your position and the measure number clearly. 

It is not the policy of the committee to make sure your letters get to all the members of the committee.  You are encouraged to hand deliver or mail your letter to each member individually.  Please see the “Member Roster” link on our home page for full contact details on each member of the committee.


Senate Bill Hearings:

March 12th - letters due Friday, March 1st

March 26th - letters due  Friday, March 15th

April 9th - letters due Friday, March 29th

April 23rd - letters due Friday, April 12th


Assembly Bill Hearings:

June 11th - letters due Friday, May 31st

June 25th - letters due Friday, June 14th

July 9th - letters due Friday, June 28th 

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