Committees

Standing Committees

Chair, Business and Professions

Primary jurisdictions include creation of new regulatory agencies under the jurisdiction of the Department of Consumer Affairs Department of General Services Licensing of health care professionals, Occupational licensing, Product labeling, except agricultural and medical. Sunsetting of boards and commissions under the jurisdiction of the Department of Consumer Affairs,Vocational education Veterinarians, licensing issues.The Business and Professions Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 383 and the phone number is (916) 319-3301.

Member, 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. The Agriculture Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 362 and the phone number is (916) 319-2084.

Member, 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). The Governmental Organization Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 156 and the phone number is (916) 319-2531.

Member, Veterans Affairs

Primary jurisdictions are Cal-Vet loan program, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Guard, State military, and Veterans. The Veterans Affairs Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 389 and phone number is (916) 319-3550.

Member, Water, Parks, and Wildlife

Primary jurisdictions are water resources, flood management, fish and game, parks and recreation, and wildlife. The Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 160, Sacramento, CA 95814 and the phone number is (916) 319-2096.

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