Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Quality

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


Support and Opposition Letters for Upcoming Hearings

  • Support and Opposition letters are due by 12 pm, 9 calendar days prior to hearing
    • We cannot guarantee inclusion in the analyses support/opposition list otherwise
    • Letters of conditional support will not be listed on committee analyses
  • Please email letters to:
  • For coalition letters, the name and signature of the sender and the name of each organization including a named individual responsible for that organization's position must be in the signature of the letter
  • Letters need be submitted only once unless bill is amended affecting position
  • If a document is over 20 pages, please provide 2 hardcopies to Committee, Capitol Rm 2205


Hearing Date Position Letters Due By 12pm
March 20 March 11
April 3 March 25
April 10 April 1
April 24 April 15
JURISDICTION: Bills relating to environmental quality, air quality, water quality, climate change,
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), waste management, pesticides, and hazardous materials.


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

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