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Tip of the Week

  •   Extraordinary Session Search      The start of the 2023-24 session brought with it an Extraordinary Session regarding California oil prices. Find and track all the Extraordinary Session bills by following these steps:      Create a New Report and Navigate to the Keyword Filters tab. In the box, type “Measure Contains *X*.” Then use the Bill Filters Tab to select Tracked, NonTracked and Archived Sources.      Click Run at the bottom right
  •     Categories Clean-Up      Start this new session with a clean account by removing any outdated Categories. Follow these steps to remove Categories from the Reports section of your Workspace: Method 1: A Category will be removed when it no longer contains any reports. Deleting all the reports under a Category is the fastest way to remove it altogether.  Method 2: Move reports you’d like to keep to a new Category. First, run
  • CapitolTrack Scheduled Reports      Scheduled Reports are now available in CapitolTrack version 3.5! Log into the new version and find a calendar icon next to each of your reports to get started.      Click the icon to set a schedule for emailing this report. Enter a comma separated list of email address recipients, which days of the week the report should be sent and at what time of day. You can even customize
  • Switching to the 23-24 Session      Next week, CapitolTrack will switch from the 2021-22 session to the new 2023-24 session. There’s no need to change or purge your current bill file, it will always be available to you in the future by selecting 2021/22 at the top of the page.      All of your reports will be copied into the new session, making this a great time to make any updates to your
  • Request for Comment Available on New Document Types      The Request for Comment feature is now available on both the Amends the Law and the Bill Analysis documents, due to popular demand. Send an email to any colleagues whose oppinions you’d like, right from the document in question.      As before, the Request for Comment includes the document in order to cut and paste relevant portions for your note. Emails can be sent
  • Collaborate With Colleagues, Right on the Bill Text      Have you tried the collaboration tool in CapitolTrack Version 3.5? It’s a great new feature called Request for Comment which you can find at the bottom of every bill text.      Discuss the bill with colleagues, even those who aren’t CapitolTrack users, by sending a Request for Comment email! Fill out the email addresses, and add a due date to reply. The request fields show
  • 2022 Comparison Graphs      Wednesday, August 31st brought us the final votes for the 2022 session. All bills not enrolled and presented to the Governor have failed to pass the final deadline, 61(b)(18). With all deadlines concluded for the session, take a look at how 2022 compared to the 2020 and 2018 deadlines:      Knowing that none of us has these memorized, here is a cheat-sheet of what each deadline requires of a