Institute of Governmental Advocates
Joint Statement:
Legislative Leaders Amend Session Return Date
July 9, 2020

Contact:  Lizelda Lopez, (for Pro Tem Atkins), Katie Talbot, (for Speaker Rendon)

Legislative Leaders Amend Session Return Date
SACRAMENTO- Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement announcing amended Legislative session return date from July 13 to July 27, 2020:

“We will resume session on July 27 in order to minimize potential COVID-19 exposure and transmission in the California State Capitol. Our staff has been working diligently to adjust the legislative calendar to accommodate committee hearings and full session schedules as appropriate. We will continue to do the people’s work under rules and procedures to minimize the opportunity for spread of infection to the fullest extent possible.”


Toni G. Atkins is President pro Tempore of the California Senate. Having previously served as Speaker of the California Assembly, she began her tenure in the Senate in 2016. As Senator for District 39, she represents the cities of San Diego, Coronado, Del Mar and Solana Beach. Website of President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins:

Website of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon:
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