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Tracking the Status of Federal & California Bills

You can check the status of pending federal and California legislation online, using print materials or by telephone. This guide will show you how.

Tracking California Legislation on the Web

Go to the California Legislative Portal, and use the Legislative Portal's "Bill Search" function.

Tracking California Legislation on Lexis

Tracking California Legislation on Westlaw

Tracking California Legislation In Print Or By Phone

In Print

Check Assembly Weekly History or Senate Weekly History. These sources are organized by bill number. They also cover resolutions and proposed Constitutional amendments.

A separate Legislative Index and a Table of [Code] Sections Affected are also available.

(The current year's versions of these resources are in the Reserve Book Room.  Ask at the Circulation Desk.  Earlier versions are in pamphlet boxes on range 117B in the California Collection.)

By Phone — for the current session

Call the Legislative Bill Room at 916-445-2323 with the bill number in question.

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