COFFA’s Legislative History

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Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

History of COFFA in the California State Legislature 2016 session:

  • September 21, 2016: Approved by the Governor; Chaptered by Secretary of State – Chapter 403, Statutes of 2016.
  • August 24, 2016: Senate floor: amendments concurred.
  • August 18, 2016: Senate floor: Passed, unanimous vote in favor. To Assembly to concur on amendments.
  • August 11, 2016: Senate Standing Committee on Appropriations: Passed, unanimous vote in favor. To Senate floor.
  • June 21, 2016: Senate Committee on Agriculture: Passed, unanimous vote in favor. To Senate Standing Committee on Appropriations.
  • May 31, 2016: Assembly Floor: Passed, unanimous vote in favor. To Senate Committee on Agriculture.
  • May 27, 2016: Assembly Committee on Appropriations: Passed, unanimous vote in favor. To Assembly floor.
  • April 20, 2016: Assembly Committee on Agriculture: Passed, unanimous vote in favor. To Assembly Committee on Appropriations.
  • March 17, 2016: Referred to Assembly Committee on Agriculture.
  • February 8, 2016: Introduced to Assembly by Assembly Member Mark Stone. 

Read the current bill language.