Standing Committees


Budget Jurisdiction is all matters related to the State’s Budget

Business and Professions

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).


Primary jurisdictions are education generally, certificated employees of schools, school finance, and school facilities.


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.

Natural Resources

Primary jurisdiction includes air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste and recycling.

Revenue and Taxation

Primary jurisdiction is the Revenue and Taxation Code.

Joint Committee on Fairs, Allocation and Classification

A joint Assembly and Senate committee with jurisdiction of fairs.



Chair, Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

Subcommittee of the Committee on Budget with jurisdiction of all education, including preschool, K-12 and higher education.

Subcommittee No. 6 on Budget Process Oversight and Program Evaluation

Subcommittee of the Committee on Budget with jurisdictions of the budget process, oversight of the budget and evaluation of state funded programs.