Committees

Standing Committees

Chair, Governmental Organization

Primary jurisdictions include alcohol, Indian gaming, horseracing, gambling, tobacco, public records, open meetings laws, state holidays, outdoor advertising and emergency services/natural disasters (this can be shared with the Housing and Community Development Committee and Local Government Committee).

Aging And Long-Term Care

Primary jurisdiction includes area agencies on aging, California Department of Aging, long-term supports and services, Older Americans Act, Older Californians Act, senior citizen advocacy activities, the California Senior Legislature, services for seniors in residential and day settings and the California Commission on Aging.

Agriculture

Primary jurisdiction includes agriculture, agricultural chemicals, agricultural commodities and commissions, Department of Food and Agriculture, Department of Pesticide Regulation, economic poisons, expositions and fairs, food labeling, labeling of agricultural commodities, livestock and poultry, marketing law, milk and milk products, pest management and pesticides, and veterinary issues relative to agriculture.

Appropriations

Primary jurisdiction is fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.

Joint Committies

Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management

ACR 38 (2011) states that the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management shall be in continuous existence until abolished. Primary jurisdiction includes disaster preparedness, emergency management, and homeland security issues.