Public Safety Committee, California State Assembly

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The Public Safety Committee is a standing committee of the California State Assembly.


Primary jurisdiction is the California Penal Code.


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Public Safety Members, 2015
Democratic members (5)Republican members (2)
Bill Quirk, ChairMelissa Melendez, Vice chair
Lorena GonzalezTom Lackey
Reginald Jones-Sawyer
Evan Low
Miguel Santiago (California)


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.


The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.


In January 2010, the committee by 4-3 gave its initial approval to a bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana.[1]

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