Chair, Committee on Budget
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 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 committee office is located in LOB Room 383 and phone number is (916) 319-3301.
Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are family law, product liability, tort liability, Civil Code, and Evidence Code (excluding criminal procedure). The Judiciary Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 104 and the phone number is (916) 319-2334.
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.