CA SB544 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Passed on October 5 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-10-05 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 547, Statutes of 2021.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


An act to amend Section 26100 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to cannabis.

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Cannabis testing.


Roll Calls

2021-09-01 - Senate - Unfinished Business SB544 Laird et al. Concurrence (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-08-30 - Assembly - SB 544 Laird Senate Third Reading By Stone (Y: 76 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-06-30 - Assembly - Do pass. To Consent Calendar (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-06-22 - Assembly - Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations] (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-28 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading SB544 Laird et al (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-20 - Senate - Do pass as amended (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-05 - Senate - Placed on suspense file (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-22 - Senate - Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations] (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-10-05 Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 547, Statutes of 2021.
2021-10-05 Approved by the Governor.
2021-09-09 Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1 p.m.
2021-09-01SenateAssembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 39. Noes 0. Page 2280.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
2021-08-31SenateIn Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
2021-08-30AssemblyRead third time. Passed. (Ayes 76. Noes 0. Page 2564.) Ordered to the Senate.
2021-08-26AssemblyOrdered to third reading.
2021-08-26AssemblyRead third time and amended.
2021-08-19AssemblyOrdered to third reading.
2021-08-19AssemblyRead third time and amended.
2021-07-05AssemblyOrdered to third reading.
2021-07-05AssemblyFrom consent calendar on motion of Assembly Member Reyes.
2021-07-01AssemblyRead second time. Ordered to consent calendar.
2021-06-30AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass. Ordered to consent calendar. (Ayes 14. Noes 0.) (June 30).
2021-06-22AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 19. Noes 0.) (June 22). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
2021-06-03AssemblyReferred to Com. on B. & P.
2021-05-28AssemblyIn Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
2021-05-28SenateRead third time. Passed. (Ayes 38. Noes 0. Page 1284.) Ordered to the Assembly.
2021-05-24SenateRead second time. Ordered to third reading.
2021-05-20SenateRead second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
2021-05-20SenateFrom committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 7. Noes 0. Page 1196.) (May 20).
2021-05-14SenateSet for hearing May 20.
2021-04-05SenateApril 5 hearing: Placed on APPR suspense file.
2021-03-23SenateSet for hearing April 5.
2021-03-22SenateFrom committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 0. Page 574.) (March 22). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
2021-03-11SenateSet for hearing March 22.
2021-03-03SenateReferred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.
2021-02-22SenateJoint Rule 55 suspended. (Ayes 32. Noes 4. Page 272.)
2021-02-22Senate(Ayes 32. Noes 4.)
2021-02-22SenateArt. IV. Sec. 8(a) of the Constitution dispensed with.
2021-02-19SenateFrom printer. May be acted upon on or after March 21.
2021-02-18SenateIntroduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Code Citations

ChapterSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Business and Professions Code26100Amended CodeCitation Text

California State Sources

Bill Comments