Crime Laboratory Review Task Force

Monthly Meeting

Thursday, December 3, 2009
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Office of the Attorney General
Department of Justice
1300 I Street, Suite 730
Sacramento, CA 95814
CONTACT: (916) 323-7956


  1. Task Force Members to convene at 11:15am in Capitol Conference Room 125 to present/release Final Report to representatives of the Governor's Office, Dept. of Finance (DOF), Legislative Analysts Office (LAO), SEN/ASM. Budget Committees and SEN/ASM Public Safety Committees, Senate Pro Tem and Speaker. (Those arriving early can walk over from DOJ to the Capitol - 10 minute walk.)
    • Dane to introduce members and provide brief overview of TF efforts and unanimous agreement to continue for up to one year on the issue of an oversight body
    • Dane to solicit questions or suggestions from the attendees
  2. Reconvene for meeting/lunch at DOJ, 1300 I Street, Conference Room 730
  3. Discuss ground rules and future meeting dates/locations:
    • 12/3/09 - Sacramento
    • 2/4/10 - LA
    • 4/1/10 - Sacramento
    • 6/3/10 - LA
    • 8/5/10 - Sacramento
    • 10/7/10 - LA
    • 12/2/10 - Sacramento
  4. Greg Matheson to present on the oversight issue as a continuing state presence in some type of supervisory body model.


Minutes of Last Meeting

Previous Meetings Notice/Agenda


Documents and Reports

  1. Task Force Final Report: An Examination of Forensic Science in California - November 2009  PDF logo [PDF 3.72 mb / 190 pg]



The California Crime Laboratories Task Force, and any committees thereof, comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act by ensuring that the meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, and providing that this notice and information given to the members of the Task Force is available to the public in appropriate alternative formats when requested. If you need further assistance, including disability-related modifications or accommodations, you may contact Colleen Higgins at the Department of Justice at (916) 323-7956 or by email at

Questions or requests for additional information prior to the Task Force meeting may be referred to Colleen Higgins at the Department of Justice at (916) 323-7956 or by email at