Sue Parker was sworn in as Chief Clerk of the California State Assembly on January 9, 2020. Mrs. Parker is the 40th individual to serve as Chief Clerk since 1849 and the first woman to hold the position. Before becoming Chief Clerk, Mrs. Parker had been the Assistant Chief Clerk. In that role, she oversaw the operations of the Assembly Desk, advocating for the increased use of information technology to streamline the processing of bills and updated the official Chief Clerk website to allow greater access to the legislative process. She began her career as a Senate Fellow and has held many roles within the office of the Chief Clerk, including being the first female Reading Clerk.

The Chief Clerk of the California State Assembly is one of three nonmember, nonpartisan officers elected by the Members of the Assembly at the beginning of each two-year session. The Chief Clerk serves as the Parliamentarian of the House. Under the direction of the Chief Clerk, the Chief Clerk’s Office is responsible for publishing the official documents of the House; and keeping all the bills, papers, and records of the proceedings of the Assembly.

Daily File
Daily File

The tentative schedule for the entire legislative session

 
Daily Journals
Daily Journals

Official record of the daily transacted business of the Assembly

Weekly Histories
Weekly Histories

Actions that have been taken on every measure introduced in the Assembly

Archives
Archives

Collection of historical Journals, Histories, Indexes, and Statutes

Assembly Floor Analysis
Assembly Floor Analysis

Analysis prepared by committee staff, of every bill on the Floor

Engrossing & Enrolling
Engrossing & Enrolling

Preparing legislation to be printed and finalized before leaving the Assembly

Office of the Chief Clerk

Assembly Daily File

The Assembly Daily File is the agenda of business for each legislative day. The publication shows all committee hearing notices and all measures eligible for Floor action, listed in the order that they may be taken up.

Below is a link to the current Assembly Daily File.

The Daily File (PDF version)

2024 Legislative Calendar

The 2024 Legislative Calendar (PDF Document)

2023 Legislative Calendar

The 2023 Legislative Calendar (PDF Document)

Rosters

Roster Board (Digital copy of the rosters available in the Office of the Chief Clerk)

Assembly, Senate and Joint Rules

House Rules - HR 2 (Rendon) (PDF Document)

Senate Rules - SR 3 (Atkins) (PDF Document)

Joint Rules - SR1 (Atkins) (PDF Document)

Article IV, Section 8 of the Constitution (PDF Document)

Assembly Daily Journal

The Assembly Daily Journal shows all roll call votes taken on the Floor, notes parliamentary motions made during Floor sessions, lists bill introductions, and any other official actions taken by the Body.


Publication Date Date Session Type Publication Type Annotation
Regular Session Assembly Daily Journal 4835
Regular Session Assembly Daily Journal 4811
Regular Session Assembly Daily Journal 4769
Regular Session Assembly Daily Journal 4729
Regular Session Assembly Daily Journal 4703

Assembly History

The Assembly History is printed at the end of each week and contains the actions taken on all measures from the beginning of the legislative session.


Date Session Type Publication Type Annotation
Regular Session Assembly Weekly History
Regular Session Assembly Weekly History 2023 -- This publication includes the complete histories of first-year bills. The complete electronic history of all bills is always available at leginfo.legislature.ca.gov
1st Extraordinary Session Assembly Weekly History
Regular Session Assembly Weekly History 2022 -- This publication includes the complete histories of second-year bills. The complete electronic history of all bills is always available at leginfo.legislature.ca.gov
Regular Session Assembly Weekly History 2021 -- This publication includes the complete histories of first-year bills. The complete electronic history of all bills is always available at leginfo.legislature.ca.gov