Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety

The Senate Committee on Public Safety meets every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 4203
and also meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 3191.

♦ Committee Jurisdiction
Legislation amending the following: a) Evidence Code, relating to criminal procedure; b) Penal Code;
c) statutes of a penal nature not related closely to a subject included in another subdivision of this rule; and
d) legislation relating to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

For information on how to submit a position letter by using the advocacy portal please see the directions below:

Advocacy Quick Reference Guide

Submit Position Letter

Support and opposition letters are due by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday of the week prior to the hearing.

  • Letters must be on letterhead with signature and title of an official of the organization or designated representative.
  • Coalition letters must have logos, signatures, and titles for all organizations.
  • Letters of conditional support will not be listed on the analysis.
  • Letters must clearly indicate position (letters containing "concern" may not be listed).

Letters can also be sent to the Committee through any of the following ways:

  • Hand delivered to the Committee's Office, State Capitol Room 2031; 
  • Mailed to us at: Senate Public Safety Committee, State Capitol Room 2031, Sacramento, CA 95814; or,
  • Using the Advocacy Portal by clicking on the "Submit Position Letter" icon above.

Members:

Senator Nancy Skinner (Chair)
Senator John M. W. Moorlach (Vice Chair)
Senator Steven Bradford
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
Senator Holly J. Mitchell
Senator Mike Morrell
Senator Scott D. Wiener

Committee Address

Staff