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LEGISLATION COMMITTEE

  February 8, 2021
1:00 P.M.

 
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Meeting ID:  350 176 3799
Supervisor Diane Burgis, Chair
Supervisor Karen Mitchoff, Vice Chair
Agenda Items: Items may be taken out of order based on the business of the day and preference of the Committee
 
             
1.   Introductions
 
2.   Public comment on any item under the jurisdiction of the Committee and not on this agenda (speakers may be limited to three minutes).
 
3.   RECEIVE and APPROVE the Record of Action for the December 3, 2020 meeting of the Legislation Committee, with any necessary corrections.
 
Attachments
DRAFT Record of Action
 
4.   ACCEPT the report on the 2021-22 State Budget and Legislation of Interest to Contra Costa County, and provide direction to staff and state lobbyists.
 
Attachments
Attachment A: Master List of Bills of Interest
 
5.   RECOMMEND to the Board of Supervisors an amendment to the adopted 2021-22 Federal Legislative Platform to include the principle related to COVID-19 recovery that supports climate change initiatives. RECOMMEND to the Board of Supervisors an amendment to the adopted 2021-22 State Legislative Platform to include principles related to (1) support for progressive design-build in project delivery for construction contracts; and (2) support for legislation to facilitate public meeting attendance, participation, and accessibility through virtual/technological means.
 
Attachments
Attachment A
 
6.   ACCEPT the report on President Biden's American Rescue Plan and provide direction to staff and federal lobbyists, as needed.
 
7.   ACCEPT the report from Dr. William Walker on health care related advocacy efforts at the state and federal levels.
 
8.   CONSIDER finding AB 240 (Rodriguez): Local Health Department Workforce Assessment consistent with the Board's adopted 2021-22 State Legislative Platform, as recommended by Daniel Peddycord, Public Health Director.
 
Attachments
Attachment A: AB 240 Author Fact Sheet
 
9.   The next meeting is currently scheduled for Monday, March 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., via Zoom.

The proposed meeting schedule for the Legislation Committee for 2021 is as follows:


 
DATE ROOM TIME
 
February 8, 2021 ZOOM 1:00 pm
March 8, 2021 ZOOM 1:00 pm
April 12, 2021   1:00 pm
May 10, 2021   1:00 pm
June 14, 2021   1:00 pm
July 12, 2021   1:00 pm
August 9, 2021   1:00 pm
September 13, 2021   1:00 pm
October 11, 2021   1:00 pm
November 8, 2021   1:00 pm
December 13, 2021   1:00 pm
 
 
 
10.   Adjourn
 

The Legislation Committee will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Legislation Committee meetings. Contact the staff person listed below at least 72 hours before the meeting.
Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by the County to a majority of members of the Legislation Committee less than 96 hours prior to that meeting are available for public inspection at 1025 Escobar St., 4th Floor, Martinez, during normal business hours.
Public comment may be submitted via electronic mail on agenda items at least one full work day prior to the published meeting time.

For Additional Information Contact:

Lara DeLaney, Committee Staff
Phone (925) 655-2057, Fax (925) 655-2066
lara.delaney@cao.cccounty.us

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