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)

 

Please submit letters via the Adocacy Portal: 

Submit Position Letter

 

For information on how to submit a position letter by using the advocacy portal please see the directions in the link below:

Advocacy Quick Reference Guide

 

To be reflected in the committee analysis, you must submit your letter to our committee specifically.

For more information on how to use the advocacy portal please see the directions here Advocacy Quick Reference Guide

 

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ IN FULL:

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
  • 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. 

Coalition Letters:

An organization may submit a single (1) position letter on behalf of other organizations. For the letter to be accepted by the committee, only the signature of the representative of the submitting organization is required.  However, all of the organizations must be specifically listed, (person's name, title, as applicable, and organization name) in the signature area on the letter. 

 

Coalition Letters submitted via the portal:        VERY IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ

  • A coalition letter may only be submitted through the portal by an organization, not an individual, on behalf of other organizations.  Please be very specific to include each and every organization included in your coalition letter when submitting a letter via the portal.  If you do not list each specific organization, they will not be reflected in the analysis.  Additionally, if you submit multiple letters under a single organization's name, they will NOT be reflected separately  in the analysis.  You MUST list each and every organization on the coalition letter separately.  If you don't do this, your letter will look like a duplicate submitted under the initial representative/organization name. 

 

Who should the letter be addressed to:

Our committee will accept letters addressed to the Author or previous committees of referral, in addition to our Chair or the Committee specifically.  HOWEVER, they must be submitted to our committee directly, in one of the above stated ways. 

 

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 email or mail your letter to each member individually.  Please click the “Member Information” link above for full contact details on each member of the committee.

 

Assembly Bill Hearings:

June 15, 2021 9:00 a.m. -- Hearing Cancelled

    

June 29, 2021 9:00 a.m. -- 12:00 p.m.  ~ Room 4203

    All position letters and amendments are due no later than June 18th by 5:00pm.

 

July 8, 2021 Upon adjournment of Senate Floor Session ~ Room 4203

    All position letters and amendments are due no later than June 25th by 5:00pm.

 

July 13, 2021 9:00 a.m. -- 12:00 p.m.  ~ Room 4203

    All position letters and amendments are due no later than July 2nd by 5:00pm.

 

Senate Bill Hearings:

March 16, 2021 9:00 a.m. -- 12:00 p.m.  ~ Room 4203

    All position letters and amendments are due no later than March 5th by 5:00pm.

 

April 13, 2021 9:00 a.m. -- 12:00 p.m.  ~ Room 4203

    All position letters and amendments are due no later than April 2nd by 5:00pm.

 

April 15, 2021 Upon adjournment of Agriculture Committee  ~ Room 4203

    All position letters and amendments are due no later than April 2nd by 5:00pm.

 

April 27, 2021 9:00 a.m. -- 12:00 p.m.  ~ Room 4203

    All position letters and amendments are due no later than April 16th by 5:00pm.

 

 

Please note: We do not have a finalized list of which bills are being set on each hearing date.  You are strongly advised to submit your position letter(s) ASAP, do not wait for bills to be noticed in the Daily File.

 

Committee Address

Staff