Senate Leader Atkins Announces Committee Membership for the 2021-22 Legislative Session

December 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO –Senate President pro Tempore, Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), today announced the Senate’s committee membership assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative session. 

 

Standing Committees

Agriculture

  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno), Chair
  • Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger), Vice Chair
  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas)
  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
  • Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Contra Costa)

 

Appropriations

  • Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge), Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Vice Chair
  • Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena)
  • Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)
  • *Vacancy 

 

Banking and Financial Institutions

  • Senator S. Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), Chair
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa), Vice Chair
  • Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardenia)
  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas)
  • Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber)
  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)
  • Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine)
  • Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge)

 

Budget and Fiscal Review

  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Chair
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Vice Chair
  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas)
  • Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose)
  • Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber)
  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore)
  • Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita)
  • *Vacancy 

 

Business, Professions and Economic Development

  • Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside), Chair
  • Senator Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore), Vice Chair
  • Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera)
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
  • Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park)
  • Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa)
  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) 
  • Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger)
  • Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino)
  • Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita)

 

Education

  • Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Chair
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), Vice Chair
  • Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose)
  • Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Contra Costa)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)

 

Elections and Constitutional Amendments

  • Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Contra Costa), Chair
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Vice Chair
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)

 

Energy, Utilities and Communications

  • Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), Chair
  • Senator, Brian Dahle (R-Bieber), Vice Chair
  • Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park)
  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno)
  • Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena)
  • Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa)
  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
  • Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach)
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine)
  • Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park)
  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita)

 

Environmental Quality

  • Senator Benjamin Allen (D-Santa Monica), Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Vice Chair
  • Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber)
  • Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach)
  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)

 

Governance and Finance

  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg), Chair
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Vice Chair
  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Scott D. Wiener (D-San Francisco)

 

Governmental Organization

  • Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa), Chair
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), Vice Chair
  • Senator Benjamin Allen (D-Santa Monica)
  • Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera)
  • Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park)
  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno)
  • Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena)
  • Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Contra Costa)
  • Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)
  • Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee)
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama)
  • Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge)
  • Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park)
  • *Vacancy

 

Health

  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), Chair
  • Senator Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) Vice Chair
  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
  • Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach)
  • Senator Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield)
  • Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger)
  • Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino)
  • Senator S. Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara)
  • Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside)
  • Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park)
  • Senator Scott D. Wiener (D-San Francisco)

 

Housing

  • Senator Scott D. Wiener (D-San Francisco), Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Vice Chair
  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas)
  • Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa)
  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
  • Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana)
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)

 

Human Services

  • Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger), Chair
  • Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee), Vice Chair
  • Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • *Vacancy 

 

Insurance

  • Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park), Chair
  • Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee), Vice Chair
  • Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera)
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno)
  • Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa)
  • Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Contra Costa)
  • Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)
  • Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger)
  • Senator Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore)
  • Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge)
  • Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside)

 

Judiciary

  • Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana), Chair
  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno), Vice Chair
  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas)
  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach)
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)
  • Senator Scott D. Wiener (D-San Francisco)

 

Labor, Public Employment and Retirement

  • Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose), Chair
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa), Vice Chair
  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)

  

Natural Resources and Water

  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles), Chair
  • Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee), Vice Chair
  • Senator Benjamin Allen (D-Santa Monica)
  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno)
  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator S. Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara)

 

Public Safety

  • Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), Chair
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa), Vice Chair
  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
  • Senator Scott D. Wiener (D-San Francisco)
  • *Vacancy

 

Rules

  • Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), Chair
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), Vice Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)

 

Transportation

  • Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Vice Chair
  • Senator Benjamin Allen (D-Santa Monica)
  • Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera)
  • Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park)
  • Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose)
  • Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber)
  • Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore)
  • Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)
  • Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park)
  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
  • Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana)
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita)

 

Military and Veterans Affairs

  • Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera), Chair
  • Senator Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield), Vice Chair
  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
  • Senator Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)
  • Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside)
  • Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana)

 

Budget Sub-Committees

Budget Subcommittee #1 on Education

  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz), Chair
  • Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine)
  • Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa)

 

Budget Subcommittee #2 on Resources, Environmental Protection and Energy

  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), Chair
  • Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles)

 

Budget Subcommittee #3 on Health and Human Services

  • Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), Chair
  • Senator Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)

 

Budget Subcommittee #4 on State Administration and General Government

  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas), Chair
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama)
  • *Vacancy

 

Budget Subcommittee #5 on Corrections, Public Safety, Judiciary, Labor and Transportation

  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), Chair
  • Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita)

 

Joint Committees

Joint Legislative Audit Committee

  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz), Vice Chair
  • Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park)
  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno)
  • Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Contra Costa)
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino)
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama)

 

Joint Committee on the Arts

  • Senator Benjamin Allen (D-Santa Monica), Chair
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita)
  • *Vacancy

 

Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies

  • Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park), Vice Chair
  • Senator Benjamin Allen (D-Santa Monica)
  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles)

 

Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management

  • Senator Henry I. Stern (D-Los Angeles), Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
  • Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa)
  • Senator S. Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)

 

Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg), Chair
  • Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama)
  • *Vacancy

 

 Joint. Committee on Fairs Allocation and Classification

  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas), Vice Chair
  • Senator Steve Bradford (D-Gardenia)
  • Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber)
  • Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa)
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • *Vacancy

 

Joint Legislative Budget Committee

  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
  • Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas)
  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge)

 

Joint Committee on Rules

  • Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego)
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)
  • Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside)
  • Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park)
  • Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
  • Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana)
  • Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita)

 

Special Committee

Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response

  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), Chair
  • Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Vice Chair
  • Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno)
  • Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach)
  • Senator S. Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara)
  • Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)
  • Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento)
  • Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside)

 

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Toni G. Atkins is President pro Tempore of the California Senate. Having previously served as Speaker of the California Assembly, she began her tenure in the Senate in 2016. As Senator for District 39, she represents the cities of San Diego, Coronado, Del Mar and Solana Beach. Website of President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins: www.senate.ca.gov/Atkins