Standing Committees

Chair of Revenue and Taxation

Primary jurisdiction is the Revenue and Taxation Code.

Accountability and Administrative Review

Primary jurisdictions are identifying savings and efficiencies in the management of state government, reviewing and studying the implementation, operation, and effectiveness of state programs and agencies.

Banking and Finance

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


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.

Utilities and Energy

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.

Joint Committees

Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies

Select Committees

Chair, Career Technical Education and Building a 21st Century Workforce


California’s Clean Energy Economy

Community and Law Enforcement Relations and Responsibilities

Diabetes and Heart Disease Prevention

End of Life Health Care

Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Local Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education

Master Plan for Higher Education in California