Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Governmental Organization

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

Advocacy Quick Reference Guide

Submit Position Letter

DURING THESE UPRECEDENTED TIMES, WE ARE AVAILABLE TO ASSIT 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. (change language to be specific to each committee) 
  • 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) 651-1530

Committee Staff:

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

Governmental Organization meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 9:30 am in Capitol Room 4203.

Support and Opposition letters are due by 5 pm, 5 business days prior to hearing.  Letters received after the deadline will not be included on the analysis but will be included in the public file.  You may also submit a hard copy either by mail or hand delivery.

 ♦ JURISDICTION: Bills relating to state government organization, horseracing public gaming, the National Guard, alcoholic beverages, and management of public safety emergencies and disaster response, and legislation permitting the use of state-controlled lands. Bills that have been considered by other committees having jurisdiction of the appropriate subject, for consideration of any question relating to state government.

Members:

Senator Bill Dodd (Chair)
Senator Scott Wilk (Vice Chair)
Senator Benjamin Allen
Senator Bob Archuleta
Senator Andreas Borgeas
Senator Steven Bradford
Senator Ling Ling Chang
Senator Cathleen Galgiani
Senator Steven M. Glazer
Senator Jerry Hill
Senator Ben Hueso
Senator Brian W. Jones
Senator Jim Nielsen
Senator Anthony J. Portantino
Senator Susan Rubio
Senator Scott D. Wiener

Committee Address

Staff