CDCR's
Office of Legislation


The Office of Legislation provides executive policy advice and assistance on matters impacting the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.  The Office of Legislation develops and sponsors legislation on behalf of the CDCR, monitors bills of departmental interest, prepares bill analyses, represents the Department on legislative matters, responds to inquiries from state and federal legislators, tracks the Department’s legislative reports, and coordinates inquiries arising from legislative concerns.  The Office of Legislation also directs the state Senate confirmation process of the Department’s personnel.


Contact Information

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Office of Legislation
P.O. Box 942883
Sacramento, CA.  95814
Legislation@cdcr.ca.gov

(916) 445-4737

Kristoffer Applegate, Assistant Secretary
Rosalinda Rosalez, Chief, Adult Operations
Kevin Walkow, Chief, Juvenile Operations
Teresa Wilson, Legislative Manager
Brian Cote, Legislative Manager


CDCR Legislative Resources:

For information on the previous year’s legislative activities for bills of departmental interest, we have provided links to the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation's Legislative Digest and to the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) below.  In addition, included below are links to other legislative sites for your use:

Additional Legislative Resources: