Standing Committees

Chair, Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy

Primary jurisdictions are business advocacy within California and the United States; business advocacy of import/export trade; California-Mexico relations; California overseas trade offices; Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development; development and expansion of new technologies, except energy; development of international high tech markets; economic disaster relief; economic impact reports; effect of balance of trade issues on California; expansion of overseas markets; foreign investments by California; foreign investments in California; impacts of federal budget on high tech projects; impacts of federal budget on international trade; industrial innovation and research; international capital, including capital formation; international trade, research and import/export finance; interstate commerce; seaports and physical infrastructure; sister state agreements and friendship agreements with other nations; small business development and operations; state and local economic development; women and minority business enterprises (WBME).

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.

Committee on Communications and Conveyance

The committee covers issues such as telecommunications, broadband, cable and digital infrastructure, commercial air companies, moving companies, telecommunications, transportation network companies, electric and autonomous vehicles, and related businesses.

Committee on Higher Education

Primary jurisdictions are university, state university, and community college systems, postsecondary education, and student financial aid.

Committee on Veterans Affairs

Primary jurisdictions are Cal-Vet loan program, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Guard, State military, and Veterans.

Select Committees

Select Committee on Aerospace

Select Committee on Asia/California Trade and Investment Promotion

Select Committee on Career Technical Education and Building a 21st Century Workforce

Select Committee on Community College Affordability and Guided Pathways for Students

Select Committee on Domestic Violence

Select Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education

Select Committee on Veteran Employment and Education