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Office of legislative and Governmental Affairs

The Office of Legislative and Governmental Affairs is dedicated to being a resource for the development and enactment of legislation to protect and promote public health on behalf of all Californians.

Our Vision

"To optimize the health and well-being of the people in California through the development and enactment of state public health laws."

In carrying out our Mission, we embrace the following values:

Resource: We provide information to others to make informed decisions to protect and promote the health of all Californians, including vulnerable and underserved communities.

Accountability: We follow through on commitments. We hold ourselves and others accountable for results.

Customer Service: We value our partners and foster both internal and external collaboration. We acknowledge our stakeholders as customers, listen to them, and take their needs into account.

Vision: We value creative problem-solving and enthusiastic pursuit of new ideas. We encourage innovation and creativity. We work in the present and focus on the future.

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L​egislative Summaries

Annual list of legislation tracked by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The intent of the summary is to provide a synopsis of legistation affecting the CDPH.

Legislative Reports

Links to program reports mandated by both statute and the Budget Act or the Supplemental Report of the Budget Act.
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Legislative Newsletters

Popular legislative topics and matters pertaining to the CDPH.

Contact LGA

The California Department of Public Health, Office of Legislative and Governmental Affairs, staff and office contact information.

 

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