The Senate and Assembly Journals summarize what happened each day on the floor of the Senate and Assembly, including which bills were introduced, referred to committee, received from committee, debated, amended, voted on, referred to the governor, or signed and vetoed by the governor.
Journals do not provide verbatim transcripts of debates or the full text of bills but do provide votes on each bill and may sometimes provide the text of amendments, resolutions, and signing and veto messages.
Both the Assembly and Senate produce:
The Assembly's Office of the Chief Clerk has produced two guides explaining how to read the Daily Journals:
The UCLA law library also has copies of the journals in print: