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With the primary behind us, the Legislature's next major task is passing a budget by midnight next Friday, June 15.
The Senate Budget Committee will meet in the Capitol's Room 4203 after the upper house adjourns its 9 a.m. session. The committee's agenda ranges from IT contracts to the rural fire fee, as well as long-range funding plans for California's universities and colleges. Click here for the rather long list.
The Assembly is also meeting at 9 a.m., after which a special committee scrutinizes Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for government reorganization for the second time in two days. The hearing starts at 1:30 p.m. in the Capitol's Room 4202. Click here to read the agenda.
Speaking of budgets, members of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission are talking about how to handle ongoing legal issues and other matters once the commission's funding runs out at the end of June.
They'll also hear a report on how much redistricting has cost the state. Another item of note: "Discussion of the Reversion of Unused Funds to the General Fund." The meeting starts at 10 a.m. at 901 P St. in Sacramento. Click here to read the agenda.
The Franchise Tax Board, meanwhile, is discussing "The Tax Gap, The Underground Economy, And The Criminal Element," as the agenda puts it. That gap is estimated at $10 billion a year after enforcement and collections. The meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. at 9646 Butterfield Way, Town Center's Gerald Goldberg Auditorium in Sacramento.