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Housing and Community Development

  • 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.


  • Primary jurisdictions are family law, product liability, tort liability, Civil Code, and Evidence Code (excluding criminal procedure).


  • Committee Jurisdiction includes California High-Speed Rail Authority, California Highway Patrol, California Transportation Commission, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation (Caltrans), driver’s licenses, freight, regional transportation agencies, transit authorities, intercity rail, mobile sources of air pollution, fuels, rules of the road, state highways, local streets and roads, vehicles, aircraft, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and vessels.

Water, Parks, and Wildlife

  • Primary jurisdictions are water resources, flood management, fish and game, parks and recreation, and wildlife.

Select Committees:

Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers, Chair

Select Committee on Biodiversity

Select Committee on Building a Zero-Carbon Hydrogen Economy

Select Committee on Downtown Recovery

Select Committee on Fentanyl, Opioid Addiction, and Overdose Prevention

Select Committee on Opportunities and Barriers for People with Disabilities in the Workplace

Select Committee on Permitting Reform

Select Committee on Poverty and Economic Inclusion

Select Committee on Restorative Justice

Select Committee on Social Determinants of Health

Select Committee on Social Housing

Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color