Key Legislative Committees

Key Legislative Committees

Below are key committees related to public safety, criminal justice and health issues in the California State Legislature for 2014: 

Assembly Public Safety

  • Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco (chair)
  • Melissa A. Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore (vice chair)
  • Reginald Jones- Sawyer, Sr., D-South Los Angeles
  • Bill Quirk, D-Hayward
  • Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, D-Los Angeles
  • Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley
  • Marie Waldron, R-Escondido

Assembly Budget Subcommittee 5 on Public Safety

  • Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr., D-South Los Angeles (chair)
  • Jeff Gorell, R-Camarillo
  • Diane Harkey, R-Dana Point
  • Melissa A. Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore
  • Freddie Rodriguez, D- Chino
  • Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley
  • Mark Stone, D-Santa Cruz

Assembly Health Committee

  • Richard Pan, D-Sacramento (chair)
  • Brian Maienschein, R-San Diego (vice chair)
  • Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco
  • Toni Atkins, D-San Diego
  • Susan A. Bonilla, D-Concord
  • Rob Bonta, D-Oakland
  • Rocky Chavez, R-Escondido
  • Wesley Chesbro, D-Santa Rosa
  • Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles
  • Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego
  • Roger Hernandez, D-West Covina
  • Dan Logue, R-Chico
  • Allan R. Mansoor, R-Costa Mesa
  • Adrin Nazarian, D-Van Nuys
  • Brian Nestande, R-Palm Desert
  • Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, D-Los Angeles
  • Donald P. Wagner, R-Tustin
  • Bob Wiekowski, D-Fremont

Senate Public Safety

  • Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley (chair)
  • Joel Anderson, R-San Diego (vice chair)
  • Kevin De Leon, D-Los Angeles
  • Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley
  • Carol Liu, D-Pasadena
  • Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles
  • Darrel Steinberg, D-Sacramento

Senate Health Committee

  • Ed Hernandez, D-Covina  (chair)
  • Joel Anderson, R-San Diego (vice chair)
  • Jim Beall, D-San Jose
  • Kevin de Leon, D- Los Angeles
  • Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek
  • Noreen Evans, D-Santa Rosa
  • Bill Monning, D-Santa Cruz
  • Jim Nielsen, R-Yuba City
  • Lois Wolk, D-Davis

Senate Budget Subcommittee 5 on Corrections, Public Safety and the Judiciary

  • Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley (chair)
  • Curren Price, Jr., D-Los Angeles
  • Joel Anderson, R-San Diego




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