To view graphic version of this page, refresh this page (F5)

Skip to page body

Meeting Information

2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 

State Legislation Committee

March 9, 2005
11:00 am

City Hall, Room 288


Mayor's Office (Chair) - Joyce Newstat
Supervisor Aaron Peskin's Office - David Owen
Supervisor Alioto-Pier's Office - Jennifer Matz
Assessor's Office - Craig Dziedzic
City Attorney's Office - MaryJane Winslow
Controller's Office - Peg Stevenson
Treasurer's Office - Pauline Marx




    Action Item: the proposed schedule is the second Wednesday of every month at 11am.


    Action items: vote to support, not support, or take no position on the following state legislation affecting the City and County of San Francisco.

    NOTE: The most current version of all legislation can be viewed on the Internet at:


      Contact: Brad Benson: 274-0498

      A. Bill # Pending (Migden): to authorize the Port, with approval of the Board of Supervisors, create an infrastructure financing district to finance infrastructure improvements along the waterfront.

      Recommended position: Make CCSF the bill sponsor

      Department of Public Health

      Contact: Colleen Chawla: 554-2633

      B. AB 469 (Yee): to require the state to provide Medi-Cal reimbursement for supportive housing.

      Recommended position: Make CCSF the bill sponsor

      C. AB 631 (Leno): to require the state to license mobile methadone vans.

      Recommended position: Make CCSF the bill sponsor

      Controller's Office

      Contact: Jean Alexander: 554-3910

      D. AB 451 (Yee): to close a loophole in the State Revenue and Tax Code that enables Oakland to collect revenues on sale of jet fuel at San Francisco International Airport.

      Recommended position: Make CCSF the bill sponsor

      Municipal Transportation Agency

      Contact: Kate Breen: 934-3932

      E. Bill # Pending (Yee): to authorize the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to enact a local Vehicle Registration Fee.

      Recommended position: Make CCSF the bill sponsor

      Assemblyman Mark Leno

      Contact: Amiee Albertson: 554-5965

      F. AB 799 (Leno): to authorize the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to place an initiative on the ballot enact a local Vehicle License Fee.

      Recommended position: Make CCSF the bill sponsor


    Discussion item: members of the Committee may suggest topics for consideration at future meetings.


    Discussion item: members of the public may address the Committee on items of interest that are within the Committee's subject matter jurisdiction.


Disability Access

Room 288 of City Hall is located at 1 Dr. Carton B. Goodlett Place, and is wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible BART Station is Civic Center, three blocks from City Hall. Accessible Muni lines serving this location are: #47 Van Ness, and the #71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line to Market and Van Ness, as will as Muni Metro stations at Van Ness and Civic Center. For more information about Muni accessible services, call 923-6142. There is accessible parking at the Civic Center Plaza garage. To obtain a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the meeting, please contact Rebecca Mayer, Mayor's Office of Public Policy and Finance, at 415-554-6114 at least two business days before the meeting.

Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review. For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Donna Hall at Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102, by phone at 415-554-7724, by fax at 415-554-7854, or email Citizens may obtain a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance by contacting the Task Force, or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, at

Lobbyist Registration and Reporting Requirements

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance (San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code Sec. 2.100 -2.160) to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone 415-581-2300, fax 415-581-2317, Internet website:

Cell Phones and Pagers

The ringing and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound-producing electronic devises are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

Public Comment

Public Comment will be taken on each item.

Document Review

Documents that may have been provided to members of the State Legislation Committee in connection with the items on the agenda include proposed state legislation, consultant reports, correspondence and reports from City departments, and public correspondence. These may be inspected by contacting Amiee Albertson, Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Mayor's Office of Public Policy and Finance at: 415-554-5965.

Health Considerations

In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical-based products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.