The Legislative Section is responsible for all aspects of the BOE’s legislative program, including: communicating legislative matters to the Board Members; tracking and analyzing legislation that will have an impact on the BOE; developing the BOE's legislative proposals; maintaining and distributing information on the status of legislation affecting the BOE for both internal departmental use and external interested party use; communicating Board positions to the Governor and the Legislature; and meeting with external parties to discuss legislative issues.
Legislative Section Main Line (916) 445-5742
Kevin Beile (Legislative Manager)323-7169
Stephanie Cochran (Sales Tax)322-7281
John Cortez (Business Taxes)445-6662
Rose Marie Kinnee (Property Taxes)445-6777
Brian Miura (Administration)322-4776
Leonard Springer (Office Technician)445-7777
Debra Waltz (Administration & Sales Taxes)324-1890
Sheila Waters (Sales & Use Taxes)445-6579
Cindy Wilson (Special Taxes & Fees)445-6036
Research Section General Information445-0840
Board of Equalization staff analyses of Assembly and Senate bills address various administrative, cost, revenue and policy issues associated with proposed legislation; they should not be construed to reflect or suggest the Board's formal position.
The Legislative Bulletins listed below describe enacted legislation impacting tax programs administered by the Board of Equalization in the last year. The changes are effective January 1, of the following year, unless otherwise indicated.
The Committee is comprised of the members of the State Board of Equalization and considers legislative issues.
Committee materials may include agendas, minutes and/or legislative proposals.