Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs

Military and Veterans Affairs Committee meets on call of the chairman as needed. Military and Veterans Affairs Committee's designated hearing date is the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 3:00 p.m. in 1021 O Street, Sacramento, Room 2200. *check daily file for possible changes

As of February 28, 2023, the Governor terminated the state's COVID-19 State of Emergency. Procedures put in place to accommodate the pandemic restrictions have been reverted back to pre-pandemic practices. Teleconference testimony during committee hearings will no longer be available.

The Senate continues to welcome the public and provides access to both in-person and written participation for public comment. If you are unable to attend a hearing in person, written comments or testimony can be provided directly to the committees by emailing the committee or utilizing the Advocacy Portal.


Jurisdiction of the Committee focuses primarily on all bills pertaining to veterans, military affairs, and armories; and bills amending the state’s Military and Veterans Code. The Committee also has oversight of all programs managed by the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and the California Military Department (CMD).

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the Advocacy Quick Reference Guide