Chair, Communications and Conveyance


Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are health care, health insurance, Medi-Cal and other public health care programs, mental health licensing of health and health-related professionals, and long-term health care facilities. The Health Committee is located in Room 6005 and the phone number is (916) 319-2097.

Higher Education

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are university, state university, and community college systems, postsecondary education, and student financial aid. The Higher Education Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 173 and the phone number is (916) 319-3960.

Public Safety

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdiction is the California Penal Code. The Public Safety Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 111 and the phone number is (916) 319-3744

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.

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