Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management

Oversight Hearing

The Extreme Heat Emergency 

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1p.m.

State Capitol, Senate Chamber

The call in number for members of the public to testify is 844-291-4185, access code 941751--see below for more information on that.

Due to the statewide stay-at-home order and guidance on physical distancing, seating for committee hearings will be very limited for press and for the public. All are encouraged to watch our hearing from its live stream on the Senate’s website at

We encourage the public to submit written testimony before the hearing via email to JLEMC@SEN.CA.GOV.  Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

The Capitol will be open for attendance of committee hearings, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal or telephonically.


Committee Jurisdiction: ACR 38 (2011) states that the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management shall be in continuous existence until abolished. Primary jurisdiction includes disaster preparedness, emergency management, and homeland security issues.

Senate Members:

Senator Henry I Stern (Chair)
Senator Patricia C. Bates
Senator Bill Dodd
Senator Monique Limón 
Senator Mike McGuire
Senator Josh Newman
Senator Richard Pan

California Senate website

Assembly Members:

Assembly Member Freddie Rodriguez (Vice Chair)
Assembly Member Cecilia M. Aguiar-Curry
Assembly Member Heath Flora
Assembly Member Luz M. Rivas
Assembly Member Kelly Seyarto
Assembly Member Christopher M. Ward
Assembly Member Marie Waldron

California Assembly website

Committee Address