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The State Legislature

The Legislative Branch of the California State Government is composed of the State Assembly, the State Senate, and several other departments. This branch holds the principle lawmaking powers of the state. On average, the Legislature will propose, analyze, and debate over 6,000 bills in a single two-year session. Click on the different navigation links at the left to learn more about the legislative process in the State of California.

The State Legislature
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