California State Legislature, 2001–02 session

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2001–2002 session of the
California State Legislature
1999–2000 2003–2004
The Great Seal of the State of California
Overview
Jurisdiction California
Term December 4, 2000 – November 30, 2002
Senate
Members 40
President of the Senate Cruz Bustamante (D)
President pro tempore John L. Burton (D3rd)
Minority Leader Jim Brulte (R31st)
Party control Democratic
Assembly
Members 80
Speaker
Minority Leader
Party control Democratic

The 2001–2002 Session.

Dates of sessions[edit]

Major events[edit]

Vacancies and special elections[edit]

  • December 1, 2000: After pleading guilty to campaign finance violations, Jan Leja (R) agreed not to take the seat she was elected to in November 2000 for the 65th Assembly District.[1]
  • January 2001: Senator Hilda Solis (D-24) resigned to take a seat in the United States House of Representatives.[2]
  • March 6, 2001: Assembly member Gloria Romero (D-49) won the special election in the 24th Senate District to replace Solis.[2]
  • April 3, 2001: Russ Bogh (R) won the special election in the 65th Assembly District to replace Leja.[2]
  • May 15, 2001: Judy Chu (D) won the special election in the 49th Assembly District to replace Romero.[2]

Major legislation[edit]

Contents: EnactedPending or failedVetoed

Enacted[edit]

Pending or failed[edit]

Vetoed[edit]

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

The party affiliation and district numbers of Senators are listed after their names in this list.

President Pro Tem: John L. Burton (D-3)
Majority Leader: Richard Polanco (D-22)
Minority Leader: Jim Brulte (R-31)

District Name Party Notes
1st Rico Oller Rep  
2nd Wesley Chesbro Dem  
3rd John Burton Dem  
4th Maurice Johannessen Rep  
5th Michael Machado Dem  
6th Deborah Ortiz Dem  
7th Tom Torlakson Dem  
8th Jackie Speier Dem  
9th Don Perata Dem  
10th Liz Figueroa Dem  
11th Byron Sher Dem  
12th Dick Monteith Rep  
13th John Vasconcellos Dem  
14th Charles Poochigian Rep  
15th Bruce McPherson Rep  
16th Jim Costa Dem  
17th Pete Knight Rep  
18th Jack O'Connell Dem  
19th Tom McClintock Rep  
20th Richard Alarcón Dem  
21st Jack Scott Dem  
22nd Richard Polanco Dem  
23rd Sheila Kuehl Dem  
24th Hilda Solis Dem Resigned January 3, 2001, to take seat in United States House of Representatives.
vacant    
Gloria Romero Dem Elected March 6, 2001.
25th Edward Vincent Dem  
26th Kevin Murray Dem  
27th Betty Karnette Dem  
28th Debra Bowen Dem  
29th Bob Margett Rep  
30th Martha Escutia Dem  
31st Jim Brulte Rep  
32nd Nell Soto Dem  
33rd Dick Ackerman Rep  
34th Joe Dunn Dem  
35th Ross Johnson Rep  
36th Ray Haynes Rep  
37th Jim Battin Rep  
38th Bill Morrow Rep  
39th Dede Alpert Dem  
40th Steve Peace Dem  

Assembly[edit]

Democrats: 50
Republicans: 30

Officers[edit]

Note: The Chief Clerk and the Sergeant at Arms are not Members of the Legislature

Full list of members, 2001-2002[edit]

District Name Party Notes
1 Virginia Strom-Martin Dem  
2 Richard L. Dickerson Rep  
3 Samuel M. Aanestad Rep  
4 Tim Leslie Rep  
5 Dave Cox Rep  
6 Joseph Nation Dem  
7 Pat Wiggins Dem  
8 Helen Thomson Dem  
9 Darrell Steinberg Dem  
10 Anthony Pescetti Rep  
11 Joseph Canciamilla Dem  
12 Kevin Shelley Dem  
13 Carole Migden Dem  
14 Dion Aroner Dem  
15 Lynne C. Leach Rep  
16 Wilma Chan Dem  
17 Barbara S. Matthews Dem  
18 Ellen M. Corbett Dem  
19 Louis J. Papan Dem  
20 John A. Dutra Dem  
21 S. Joseph Simitian Dem  
22 Elaine Alquist Dem  
23 Manny Diaz Dem  
24 Rebecca Cohn Dem  
25 Dave Cogdill Rep  
26 Dennis Cardoza Dem  
27 Fred Keeley Dem  
28 Simon Salinas Dem  
29 Mike Briggs Rep  
30 Dean Florez Dem  
31 Sarah Reyes Dem  
32 Roy Ashburn Rep  
33 Abel Maldonado Rep  
34 Phil Wyman Rep  
35 Hannah-Beth Jackson Dem  
36 George Runner Rep  
37 Tony Strickland Rep  
38 Keith Richman Rep  
39 Tony Cardenas Dem  
40 Robert M. Hertzberg Dem  
41 Fran Pavley Dem  
42 Paul Koretz Dem  
43 Dario Frommer Dem  
44 Carol Liu Dem  
45 Jackie Goldberg Dem  
46 Gil Cedillo Dem  
47 Herb Wesson Dem  
48 Roderick Wright Dem  
49 Gloria Romero Dem Elected to State Senate on March 6, 2001.
vacant    
Judy Chu Dem Elected on May 15, 2001.
50 Marco Antonio Firebaugh Dem  
51 Jerome Horton Dem  
52 Carl Washington Dem  
53 George Nakano Dem  
54 Alan Lowenthal Dem  
55 Jenny Oropeza Dem  
56 Sally Havice Dem  
57 Edward Chavez Dem  
58 Thomas M. Calderon Dem  
59 Dennis Mountjoy Rep  
60 Robert Pacheco Rep  
61 Gloria Negrete McLeod Dem  
62 John Longville Dem  
63 Bill Leonard Rep  
64 Rod Pacheco Rep  
65 vacant   Vacant due to member-elect Jan Leja not taking seat after pleading guilty to campaign finance violations.
Russ Bogh Rep Elected on April 3, 2001.
66 Dennis Hollingsworth Rep  
67 Tom Harman Rep  
68 Ken Maddox Rep  
69 Lou Correa Dem  
70 John Campbell Rep  
71 Bill Campbell Rep  
72 Lynn Daucher Rep  
73 Patricia C. Bates Rep  
74 Mark Wyland Rep  
75 Charlene Zettel Rep  
76 Christine Kehoe Dem  
77 Jay La Suer Rep  
78 Howard Wayne Dem  
79 Juan Vargas Dem  
80 Dave Kelley Rep  

Analysis of Bills

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morain, Dan; Ingram, Carl (December 2, 2000). "Winner in Assembly Race Agrees to Give Up Office". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "California Special Elections History" (PDF). California Secretary of State. Retrieved July 8, 2017.