Committees

Labor & Industrial Relations (Chair)
Industrial Relations meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 9:30 am in Room 2040.
JURISDICTION: Bills relating to labor, industrial safety, unemployment, workers' compensation and insurance, and noncertificated public school employees.

Public Safety
The Senate Committee on Public Safety meets every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 4203
and also meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 3191.
JURISDICTION: Legislation amending the following: a) Evidence Code, relating to criminal procedure; b) Penal Code;
c) statutes of a penal nature not related closely to a subject included in another subdivision of this rule; and
d) legislation relating to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Governmental Organization
Governmental Organization meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 9:30 am in Room 4203.
JURISDICTION: Bills relating to state government organization, horseracing public gaming, the National Guard, alcoholic beverages, and management of public safety emergencies and disaster response, and legislation permitting the use of state-controlled lands. Bills that have been considered by other committees having jurisdiction of the appropriate subject, for consideration of any question relating to state government.

Appropriations
Appropriations Committee meets every Monday at 10:00 A.M. in Room 4203.
JURISDICTION: Bills that are subject to Joint Rule 10.5 and are not referred to the Budget and Fiscal Review Committee. Bills that constitute a state-mandated local program.

Energy, Utilities & Communications 
Energy, Utilities and Communications meets every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 3191.
JURISDICTION: Bills relating to utilities, energy companies, alternative energy development and conservation, and communications development and technology.