Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Committee Assignments
Chair, Utilities and Energy
Primary jurisdictions are California Energy Commission; California Independent System Operator; California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC); CPUC oversight and reform; Electric generation: biogas, biomass, coal, geothermal, hydroelectric, natural gas, nuclear, renewables, solar, and wind; Electric grid; Energy efficiency, energy conservation, and demand response; Energy service providers; Natural Gas; Power plant siting; Railroads; Supplier diversity related to CPUC regulated energy, water, and railroad; Utility rates: electric, gas, water, and vessels; Water utilities.
Primary jurisdictions are consumer protection; Department of Consumer Affairs occupational licensing (medical and non-medical), including private postsecondary and vocational education; creation and elimination of regulatory agencies, boards and commissions; governmental organization, efficiency and cost control; Administrative Procedure Act and Office of Administrative Law; Department of General Services, state procurement, and printing contracts; state and local property acquisition law; charitable solicitations; product labeling (excluding agriculture and medical); weights and measures, including accuracy of product pricing.
Primary jurisdictions are toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides.
Primary jurisdictions are family law, product liability, tort liability, Civil Code, and Evidence Code (excluding criminal procedure).
Primary jurisdiction includes Broadband, Cable Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act, Charter party carriers; Commercial air operators (Hot air balloons); Common carriers; Limousines; Moving companies; Passenger stage corporations; Supplier diversity related to CPUC regulated telecommunications; Telecommunications; and Transportation Network Companies.