Committees

Standing Committees

Committee on Budget, Chair

Committee Jurisdiction: The Budget Committee’s jurisdiction is the Budget. The Budget Committee is located in Room 6026 and the phone number is (916) 319-2099.

Committee on Business and Professions

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are consumer protection; Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) occupational licensing (medical and non-medical), including private postsecondary and vocational education; creation and elimination of regulatory agencies, boards and commissions under DCA; Department of General Services, charitable solicitations; and product labeling (excluding agriculture and medical). The Business and Professions Committee office is located in LOB Room 383 and phone number is (916) 319-3301.

Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions privacy, data security, information technology, consumer protection generally, and oversight of the Department of Technology. The Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 156A and the phone number is (916) 319-2200.

Committee on Utilities and Energy

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are California Energy Commission; California Independent System Operator; California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC); CPUC oversight and reform; Electric generation: biogas, biomass, coal, geothermal, hydroelectric, natural gas, nuclear, renewables, solar, and wind; Electric grid; Energy efficiency, energy conservation, and demand response; Energy service providers; Natural Gas; Power plant siting; Railroads; Supplier diversity related to CPUC regulated energy, water, and railroad; Utility rates: electric, gas, water, and vessels; Water utilities. The Utilities and Energy Committee is located in Room 5136 and the phone number is (916) 319-2083.

 

Subcommittees

Budget Subcommittee No. 6 on Budget Process, Oversight and Program Evaluation, Chair

Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services, Democratic Alternate

Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance, Democratic Alternate

Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation, Democratic Alternate

Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration, Democratic Alternate

Budget Subcommittee No. 5 on Public Safety, Democratic Alternate

 

Joint Committees

Joint Legislative Budget, Vice Chair

Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture

 

Select Committees

Asia/California Trade and Investment Promotion, Chair

Biotechnology

Campus Climate

Hate Crimes

Homelessness

Housing Affordability for the Middle and Working Class

Improving Bay Area Transportation Systems

Nonprofit Sector