Office of the Lt. Governor California ( Office of the Lt. Governor California )

Office of the Lt. Governor California

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About Office of the Lt. Governor California

Under California's Constitution, the Lieutenant Governor serves as Acting Governor whenever the Governor is absent from the state, and automatically becomes Governor if a vacancy occurs in the Office of Governor. The Lieutenant Governor is also President of the Senate and votes in case of a tie.

The Lieutenant Governor serves as a voting member of the Board of Regents of the University of California and a voting member of the Board of Trustees of the California State University system.

The Lieutenant Governor also serves on, and rotates with the State Controller, as chair of the three-member State Lands Commission, which oversees the control and leasing of millions of acres of state-owned land, including offshore oil resources, as well as use and permitting for all navigable waterways in California. The Commission also manages state land-use planning and revenues, and related interstate issues. During alternate years, when the Lieutenant Governor serves as Chairperson of the State Lands Commission, he also serves as a member of the California Ocean Protection Council.

In addition, under state statutes, the Lieutenant Governor chairs the California Commission for Economic Development, which provides support and guidance to the Governor, Legislature and private sector regarding the development of California's economy. The Lieutenant Governor is also a member of the State Job Training Coordinating Council and the California Emergency Council.

Office of the Lt. Governor California press release, blog etc

11/01/2018 - 20:33 State Lands Commission Seeks to Intervene in Tijuana River Litigation
08/28/2018 - 14:03 Lt. Governor Newsom on Ending Money Bail in CA
07/30/2018 - 03:36 Lt. Gov Newsom on the Carr Fire
06/22/2018 - 14:57 Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom on the Detainment and Separation of Immigrant Families
06/10/2018 - 22:23 Lt. Governor's Office hosted Jennifer Siebel Newsom & Planned Parenthood Exhibit
04/26/2018 - 14:04 STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on Tuition Decision by the University of California
04/26/2018 - 12:08 Lt. Governor Newsom responds to newest NRA lawsuit challenging Prop 63
04/20/2018 - 11:59 Lt. Governor Newsom visited shrinking lake in CA that is posing public health risks & harming local ecosystems
04/19/2018 - 16:53 Lt. Governor Newsom votes in support of San Francisco's Mission Rock proposal, advancing project's approval process
04/19/2018 - 16:02 Lieutenant Governor Newsom votes to pursue legislation granting Public Trust lands in the Sacramento Railyards to the City
04/13/2018 - 16:19 STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on DOJ's marijuana policy reversal
04/03/2018 - 11:04 Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Presses for Acres of Southern California's Ocean to be Preserved as Conservation Habitats for Fish
04/02/2018 - 13:03 STATEMENT: Gavin Newsom on new Trump Administration lawsuit to overturn Public Lands law in California
03/15/2018 - 14:15 Legacy Oil Well on Santa Barbara Beach Successfully Plugged by State Lands Commission
03/12/2018 - 14:12 Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom calls on California County Superintendents to support public school students in the National School Walkout to Protest Gun Violence
03/01/2018 - 15:19 National School Walkout: Newsom calls on California colleges and universities to support students in gun violence protest
02/21/2018 - 16:05 State Secures Protections for Public Trust Lands along San Francisco's Waterfront
02/07/2018 - 16:14 "New offshore oil can't be brought ashore" key California Agency tells Trump Administration