Standing Committees


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.

Labor and Employment

Primary jurisdictions are discrimination, unemployment, Cal-OSHA, employment development, and public job programs.

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.

Joint Committee on Fairs, Allocation and Classification

A joint Assembly and Senate committee with jurisdiction of fairs.


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


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.