On April 19, 2018, Sandra Levin, Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Law Library, testified before California State Senate Budget Subcommittee #5 in support of a budget appropriation for California county public law libraries. The hearing was recorded and is available at the Senate Media Archive
The Senate and Assembly both agreed to include the appropriation in the Budget Act of 2018 (S.B. 839). The budget now waits for the governor's approval.