Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the directions below:

Advocacy Quick Reference Guide

Submit Position Letter

***Position Letter Deadline is 4:30 p.m. 4 workdays prior to the hearing date***

Energy, Utilities and Communications meets every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 3191.

COMMITTEE RULES

DURING THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES, WE ARE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST YOU

To protect public health and slow the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the State Capitol is closed to the public.  However, we are working remotely to continue to serve you. 

  • We are receiving office phone calls and responding to all email communication during the business hours of 9:00 am ~ 5:00 pm ~ Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. 

     

  • We will continue to receive position letters on all legislation via the advocacy portal, fax, and mail. Please see "Position Letters" above for more specific information.

     

  • We will continue to keep our website up to date on the status of our bill hearings.

     

  • Author’s Amendments to bills in our committee will be accepted and processed during the recess. 

     

Please note the various ways we are available to assist you:

Committee phone:  (916) 651-4107

Committee Staff:

Nidia Bautista: nidia.bautista@sen.ca.gov

Sarah Smith: sarah.smith@sen.ca.gov

Melanie Cain: melanie.cain@sen.ca.gov

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO REACH OUT SHOULD YOU NEED TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE COMMITTEE OFFICE.

 

JURISDICTION: Bills relating to utilities, energy companies, alternative energy development and conservation, and communications development and technology.

Members:

Senator Ben Hueso (Chair)
Senator John M. W. Moorlach (Vice Chair)
Senator Steven Bradford
Senator Ling Ling Chang
Senator Brian Dahle
Senator Bill Dodd
Senator Robert M. Hertzberg
Senator Jerry Hill
Senator Mike McGuire
Senator Susan Rubio
Senator Nancy Skinner
Senator Henry I. Stern
Senator Scott D. Wiener

Committee Address

Staff