Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Quality

Meets 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesdays of the month at 9:30 A.M. in Room 3191.


JURISDICTION: Bills relating to environmental quality, air quality, water quality, climate change, California Environmental Quality Act, waste management, pesticides, and hazardous materials.


Support and Opposition Letters for Upcoming Hearings

Hearing Date Due By 4:30pm
  • Support and Opposition letters are due 12 calendar days prior to hearing
  • Please submit letters via email to committee assistant, Mimi.Holtkamp@sen.ca.gov  
  • If a document is over 20 pages, please provide 2 hardcopies to committee, Capitol Rm 2205


Senator Benjamin Allen (Chair)
Senator Patricia C. Bates (Vice Chair)
Senator Jerry Hill
Senator Nancy Skinner
Senator Henry I. Stern
Senator Jeff Stone
Senator Bob Wieckowski

Committee Address