Archives: 2015-16 Legislative Session

Welcome to the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water

Natural Resources and Water meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 9:30 A.M. in Room 112. 

For specific requirements and deadlines for submitting position letters to the committee please refer to the "Position Letters" tab above.
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

DURING THESE UPRECEDENTED 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) 651-4116

Committee Staff:

Dennis O'Connor: dennis.oconnor@sen.ca.gov

Katharine Moore: katharine.moore@sen.ca.gov

Catherine Baxter: catherine.baxter@sen.ca.gov

Grayson Doucette: grayson.doucette@sen.ca.gov

Patty Hanson: patricia.hanson@sen.ca.gov

 

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

 

JURISDICTION: Bills relating to conservation and management of public resources, fish and wildlife, regulation of oil, mining, geothermal development, acid deposition, wetlands and lakes, global atmospheric effects, ocean and bay pollution, forestry practices, recreation, parks and historical resources.

Members:

Senator Henry I. Stern (Chair)
Senator Brian W. Jones (Vice Chair)
Senator Benjamin Allen
Senator Andreas Borgeas
Senator Anna M. Caballero
Senator Robert M. Hertzberg
Senator Ben Hueso
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
Senator Bill Monning

Committee Address

Staff