Committees

Banking and Finance

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are Financial Institutions, Real Property Finance, Consumer Finance, and Corporate Securities Law.

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.

Budget Subcommittee No. 2 - Education Finance

Health

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.

Housing and Community Development

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are building standards, common interest developments, eminent domain, farm worker housing, homeless programs, housing discrimination, housing finance (including redevelopment), housing, natural disaster assistance and preparedness, land use planning, mobile homes/manufactured housing, redevelopment: housing, and rent control. The Housing and Community Development Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 162 and the phone number is (916) 319-2085.

Natural Resources

Committee Jurisdiction: 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. The Natural Resources Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 164 and phone number is (916) 319-2092.

Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture

Recognizing that Fisheries and Aquaculture contribute significantly to the quality of life in California and play an important role in the identity and economy of this state the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture was formed in 1981. Core areas that the Committee is authorized and directed to ascertain, study, and analyze include:
  • Problems of the fishing and aquaculture industries;
  • Encourage seafood production, provide employment and stimulate the economy of California;  
  • Protection, restoration and enhancement of fishery resources;
  • Protection of California seafood consumers;
  • Collection of valid and reliable data on the fishing and aquacultutre industries;
  • Resolution of conflicts concerning the fishing and aquaculture industries; and
  • Oversight of executive branch activities concerning the fishing and aquaculture industries.
  • This Committee has made numerous legislative fisheries and aquaculture recommendations resulting in enactment of many laws but does not have any law enforcement powers.