Government Relations

CSA represents the seed industry in Sacramento.  CSA has three registered lobbyists on staff who play a key role in influencing decision-making in California on behalf of the industry.  CSA is involved in many issues including: agricultural marketing, transportation/trucking, air pollution laws and other environmental regulation, pesticide laws and registration, seed inspection and more.

The CSA PAC is a voluntary political action committee committed to improving and protecting the seed industry in California. A PAC FAQ and the application/contribution form are available online.

Links To The Legislature

Senate and Committees

Assembly and Committees

Legislative Counsel Bureau Web site (The LCB site contains a searchable database containing the full text of all bills from the current and past sessions, a status and history file of the bills, and any committee and floor analyses)

Addressing a Letter to Your Legislator

Need some help with a letter to your legislator? Here's how to address, and where to send, a letter with the proper format to your legislators:

The Honorable [Governor's Name]
State of California
State Capitol
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dear Governor [Name]:

The Honorable [Senator's Name]
California State Senate
State Capitol
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dear Senator [Name]:

The Honorable [Assemblyman/woman's Name]
California State Assembly
State Capitol
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dear Assemblyman(woman) [Name]: