California State Lands Commission COVID-19 Resource Center

May 2, 2023

For the latest information about COVID-19 please visit We strongly encourage everyone to follow the guidance on general health and safety best practices from the California Department of Public Health.

Fiscal Recovery Funds

In May 2021, Governor Newsom announced a one-time $250 million allocation from Federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funding to California’s ports to mitigate the negative economic impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the COVID-19 Fiscal Recovery Funds page for details, application documents, and deadlines.

Marine Invasive Species Updates

This letter provides information on adjustments to the Commission’s vessel inspections in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.