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Senate Announces Committee Chairs for 2013-14 Legislative Session

December 27, 2012

Last week, a little more than two weeks after the Legislature announced new leadership positions for the 2013-14 legislative session, the Senate announced the chairs for its committees, with Sen. Kevin de León (D – Pacoima) as the new Appropriations Committee chair.


The following leadership positions have been set for the 2013-14 session (*new member):

  • Agriculture: Sen. Cathleen Galgiani (D-Tracy*)
  • Appropriations: Sen. Kevin de León (D-Pacoima)
  • Banking and Financial Institutions: Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo*)
  • Budget and Fiscal Review: Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco)
  • Budget Subcommittee #1 - Education: Sen. Marty Block (D-San Diego*)
  • Budget Subcommittee #2 - Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation: Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose*)
  • Budget Subcommittee #3 - Health & Human Services: Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel*)
  • Budget Subcommittee #4 - State Administration and General Government: Sen. Richard Roth (D-Riverside*)
  • Budget Subcommittee #5 - Corrections, Public Safety and the Judiciary: Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley)
  • Business, Professions and Economic Development: Sen. Curren D. Price, Jr. (D-Los Angeles)
  • Education: Sen. Carol Liu (D-Pasadena)
  • Elections and Constitutional Amendments: Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana)
  • Energy, Utilities and Communications: Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima)
  • Environmental Quality: Sen. Michael Rubio (D-East Bakersfield)
  • Governance and Finance: Sen. Lois Wolk (D-Davis)
  • Governmental Organization: Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Los Angeles)
  • Health: Sen. Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D-Los Angeles)
  • Human Services: Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco)
  • Insurance: Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello)
  • Judiciary: Sen. Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa)
  • Labor and Industrial Relations: Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance)
  • Legislative Ethics: Sen. Richard Roth (D-Riverside*)
  • Natural Resources and Water: Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills)
  • Public Employment and Retirement: Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose*)
  • Public Safety: Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley)
  • Transportation and Housing: Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord)
  • Veterans Affairs: Sen.  Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana)

For more information on 2013-14 legislative leadership changes, please see the Dec. 7 CA Cities Advocate story “Legislature Assigns New Leadership, Assembly Member Achadjian New Local Government Chair.”

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