Welcome to the Committee on Governmental Organization

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions include Alcoholic Beverage Control, Indian gaming, horse racing, gambling, State Lottery, tobacco products, open meetings laws as they affect state government, Outdoor Advertising Act, State Fire Marshal: Licensing, regulation, and disposal of fireworks, Offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Controller, and State Treasurer, and State holidays, seals, and official acts.

The Governmental Organization Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 360A and the phone number is (916) 319-2531.

Assembly Member Miguel Santiago

Assembly Member Miguel Santiago,
Chair of the Governmental Organization Committee

Assembly Member Frank Bigelow, Vice Chair

Assembly Member Frank Bigelow,
Vice Chair of the Governmental Organization Committee

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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.
  • The public may also submit written testimony to agov.committee@assembly.ca.gov.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Committee on Governmental Organization
1020 N Street, Room 360A
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.2531 phone
916.319.3979 fax
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