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Marie Waldron
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Assemblymember Marie Waldron Special to Valley News On Jan. 11, 80 Assembly members and 40 Senators will return to Sacramento for the new 2021-2022 legislative session, which convened Dec. 7. Hundreds of bills will be introduced over the coming weeks. Most won’t be controversial, and many will probably never become law. Most bills must be submitted to the Office of Legislative Counsel by Jan. 22, and Feb. 19 is the final bill introduction deadline for this year. Bills will be referred to their respective committees for hearings in March or April, and many will be amended significantly. Legislative deadlines throughout the year must be met, and bills that don’t pass these deadlines can be held over as two-year bills. Legislation with a fiscal impact greater than $50,000 for Se
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