Supported Legislation

The Commission actively supports legislation that would implement its recommendations. Do you have a bill that would enact one of our recommendations? Let us know!

2023-2024 Legislative Session

The Commission is currently supporting ten legislative proposals that would implement recommendations from its labor trafficking, intimate partner violence, peace officer training, artificial intelligence, online meetings, and developmental disabilities reports.

2021-2022 Legislative Session

The Commission supported bills in the areas of affordable housing, government, forest management, intimate partner violence, labor trafficking, law enforcement training, online meetings, and underground economy.

2019-2020 Legislative Session

The measures that the Commission supported during the 2019-2020 Legislative Session are in the areas of artificial intelligence, forest management, GIS, occupational licensing, and the Salton Sea.

2017-2018 Legislative Session

The measures that the Commission supported during the 2017-18 Legislative Session are in the areas of forest management, Salton Sea, veterans homes, special districts, Denti-Cal, occupational licensing, and the underground economy.

2015-2016 Legislative Session

The measures that the Commission has supported are in the areas of bond oversight, California’s Open Meetings Act, climate change adaptation, Denti-Cal, government interactions, higher education, long-term care, the Mental Health Services Act, sentencing and underground economy.

2013-2014 Legislative Session

The measures that the Commission has supported are in the areas of education, energy governance, information technology and public safety.

2011-2012 Legislative Session

The measures that the Commission has supported are in the areas of community colleges, economic development, bond oversight, emergency preparedness, career techinical education, educational governance, water governance, juvenile justice, alcohol and drug treatment, health and human services, long-term care and government operations.

2009-2010 Legislative Session

The measures that the Commission has supported were in the areas of corrections, sentencing and parole, emergency preparedness and general government.

2007-2008 Legislative Session

The supported measures were in the areas of corrections, sentencing and parole; the State Allocation Board; disaster preparedness and public health; and alcohol and drug abuse. 

2005-2006 Legislative Session

The measures that the Commission has supported are in the areas of CALFED, children’s services, mental health, parole and prisons, public health and Governor’s Reorganization plans.

2003-2004 Legislative Session

The supported measures were in the areas of affordable housing, children’s services, drug and alcohol abuse treatment, parole, prisons and public health. 

2001-2002 Legislative Session

Supported measures were in the areas of children’s services, long-term care, adult mental health, prisons, special districts and teacher workforce.

1999-2000 Legislative Session

Based on the recommendations from its reports, the Little Hoover Commission supported 50 pieces of legislation in six different policy areas during the 1999-2000 legislative session.

1997-1998 Legislative Session

Based on the recommendations from its reports, the Little Hoover Commission supported 81 pieces of legislation in nine different policy areas during the 1997-1998 legislative session. 

1995-1996 Legislative Session

The Commission supported legislation in 13 different topic areas including criminal justice system, education, and the civil service system.

1993-1994 Legislative Session

The Commission supported bills on the adult criminal justice system, state procurement functions and Workers’ Compensation, revenue collection, elder care, education and children’s services.