This committee considers matters concerning air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste, and recycling.
Committee Jurisdiction includes California High-Speed Rail Authority, California Highway Patrol, California Transportation Commission, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation (Caltrans), driver’s licenses, freight, regional transportation agencies, transit authorities, intercity rail, mobile sources of air pollution, fuels, rules of the road, state highways, local streets and roads, vehicles, aircraft, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and vessels.
This committee oversees public utilities, the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission, the California Independent System Operator, the Electricity Oversight Board, energy companies, electricity, natural gas, alternative energy development and conservation as well as common carriers, telecommunications, international trade, tourism, and Women and Minority Business Enterprises.
This committee analyzes bills relating to regulation of geothermal development and oil, in addition to conservation and management of public resources, fish and wildlife, acid deposition, wetlands and lakes, global atmospheric effects, ocean and bay pollution, forestry practices, recreation, parks and historical resources.
This committee analyzes bills relating to air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste and recycling.