Member, Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services
The Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 provides direct oversight of the State’s Budget as it relates to programs dealing with Health and Human Services. These programs include Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program serving low-income individuals, including families, seniors, persons with disabilities, children in foster care, pregnant women, and childless adults with incomes below 138% of federal poverty level.
Budget jurisdiction is all matters related to the State’s Budget including but not limited to K-12 Education, Higher Education, Cap and, Transportation, Human Services, Health Care Services, Natural Recourses, Public Safety, General Government and Local Government issues.
Member, Aging and Long-Term Care
Primary jurisdiction includes area agencies on aging, California Department of Aging, long-term supports and services, Older Americans Act, Older Californians Act, senior citizen advocacy activities, the California Senior Legislature, services for seniors in residential and day settings and the California Commission on Aging.
Member, Governmental Organization
Primary jurisdictions include alcohol, Indian gaming, horseracing, gambling, tobacco, public records, open meetings laws, state holidays, outdoor advertising and emergency services/natural disasters (this can be shared with the Housing and Community Development Committee and Local Government Committee).
Member, Water, Parks, and Wildlife
Primary jurisdictions are water resources, flood management, fish and game, parks and recreation, and wildlife.