Bill Proposes Term Limit On States Of Emergency

In June of last year, I addressed the question of when a gubernatorially state of emergency ends.  Government Code Section 8629 requires the Governor to proclaim a termination of a state of emergency "at the earliest possible date that conditions...

Can A Pandemic Be Sufficient Cause To Declare A "State Of Emergency"?

On March 4, 2020, Governor Newsom proclaimed a "state of emergency" pursuant to California's Emergency Services Act.  His proclamation reflected his finding that "conditions of Government Code section 8558(b), relating to the declaration of a State...

Will The Legislature Declare An End To California's State Of Emergency?

On Monday, I wrote about California Government Code Section 8629 which provides: