Welcome to the Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides.

The Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 171 and the phone number is (916) 319-3965.

Assemblymember Bill Quirk, Chair

Assembly Member Bill Quirk,
Chair of the Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee

Assemblymember Bill Quirk, Chair

Thurston "Smitty" Smith
Vice Chair of the Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee

All letters received are kept for the record.
Please see deadlines below for letter position to be listed on analysis.
For information on how to submit a position letter please refer the 
Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
Submit Position Letter
 
2021: Our Senate Bill hearings will be held in Room 4202 on Wednesday, June 16th at 9:00am & on Wednesday, June 30th at 9:00am.
 
For a hearing occurring on Wednesday morning, letters must be received in the portal by 5:00pm on the Tuesday prior to the hearing, if the party submitting the letter would like its support or opposition to be listed in the Committee Analysis. Therefore, the due date for letters for the June 16th hearing is 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 8th & the due date for letters for the June 30th hearing is 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 22nd.

Important COVID-19 Information

The public will have the ability to participate in committee hearings by offering comment in the following ways:

  • The Capitol will be open for attendance of this hearing; however, due to guidance on physical distancing, seating for the hearings will be minimal for the press and public. In-person attendance is not recommended. All are encouraged to watch the hearings from their livestream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.
  • Remote Testimony Station location:
    • Sacramento – State Capitol Park - North steps.
  • Written testimony before the hearing via the position letter portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committee
1020 N Street, Room 171
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.3965 phone      916.319.3950 fax
Members & Staff

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