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Laws

Current statutes

The following links provide access to the California Codes that include statutes pertaining to alcohol and other drugs and problem gambling. Selecting a code will take you the table of contents for that code, maintained by the Legislative Counsel, which links directly to the various sections. The Legislative Counsel's California Law site will enable you to explore all California statutes and the State Constitution.

Government Code 87200

The Fair Political Practices Commission’s (FPPC) Regulation 18944.2 requires all State Agencies to report gifts received by Agencies to the FPPC. Gifts must be reported by completing and submitting Form 801 within 30 days of the use of such gifts. The Form 801 indicates information such as donor, payment information as well as the nature of the gift(s) i.e., payment for travel, training, meals, etc. The FPPC also requires State Agencies to post the completed Form 801 to their respective websites.

Research Legislation

The full text of bills, resolutions, and constitutional amendments, and their status, history, votes, analyses, and veto messages are available on the following sites:

General Information

  • Search Bills
    Legislative Counsel's "Bill Information" search page. Through this site, you may access bill text, histories, analyses, and status.
  • Researching California Public Policy
    This San Diego State University Library site can assist you research on legislation, regulations and public policy.
  • FindLaw California
    This commercial site offers various research data on legislation.
  • The California Home Page
    This site is a guide to California officials, agencies, and laws.
  • Legislative WWW Sites
    Links to Web sites for researching State and federal bills, statutes, and regulations. Maintained by the California Legislative Counsel's Office.
  • Internet Law Library
    The U.S. House of Representatives Internet Law Library U.S. Code (searchable).