Senator Atkins Announces Committee Changes
SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) today announced the following changes to Senate standing committees. Designated committee chairs and membership will be formally adopted by the Senate Rules Committee when it convenes on June 11, 2018.
- Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) will be the Chair of the Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations.
- Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada-Flintridge) replaces Sen. Lara as Chair of the Committee on Appropriations.
- Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) replaces Senator Hernandez (D-West Covina) as Chair of the Committee on Health. Sen. Hernandez will remain as a member of the Committee on Health.
- Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) is appointed to the Education Committee as a member to fill the current vacancy. Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) remains the Chair of the Committee on Education.
Except for the changes described above, committee membership remains the same.