Senate Committee Assignments…

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has announced the new committee assignments for the next session. Here’s the committees of interest for health advocates:

HEALTH COMMITTEE:
Sen. Alquist (Chair – D)
Sen. Strickland (Vice Chair – R)
Sen. Cedillo (D)
Sen. Negrete McLeod (D)
Sen. Wolk (D)
Sen. Pavley (D)
Sen. DeSaulnier (D)
Sen. Leno (D)
Sen. Cox (R)
Sen. Maldonado (R)
Sen. Aanestad (R)

There are 11 members of Senate Health Committee: There are 7 Democratic Senators, and any legislation need 6 votes to pass out of the committee.

APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:
Sen. Kehoe (Chair -D)
Sen. Cox (Vice Chair -R)
Sen. Yee (D)
Sen. DeSaulnier (D)
Sen. Corbett (D)
Sen. Leno (D)
Sen. Oropeza (D)
Sen. Hancock (D)
Sen. Wolk (D)
Sen. Runner (R)
Sen. Wyland (R)
Sen. Walters (R)
Sen. Denham (R)

BUDGET & FISCAL REVIEW
(All Senators will be members of the full Budget Committee. However, there will be only three voting members on each of five Subcommittees.)

SUBCOMMITTEE #3 ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, LABOR & VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
Sen. Leno (Chair – D)
Sen. Alquist (D)
Hollingsworth (R)

Health Access California promotes quality, affordable health care for all Californians.

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