Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Appropriations

Appropriations Committee meets every Monday at 10:00 A.M. in 1021 O Street, Room 2200.

JURISDICTION: Pursuant to Joint Rule 10.5 all bills with a fiscal impact, as determined by Legislative Counsel, are referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee after they have been heard in their respective policy committees.  This can include bills that appropriate money, result in substantial expenditure of state money, or result in a substantial loss of revenue to the state.  

The Senate Appropriations Committee will meet on Monday, February 26th at 1:00 p.m. in 1021 O Street, Room 2200.

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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. 


For information on how to submit a position letter please see the directions below:

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Senator Anthony J. Portantino (Chair)
Senator Brian W. Jones (Vice Chair)
Senator Angelique V. Ashby
Senator Steven Bradford
Senator Kelly Seyarto
Senator Aisha Wahab
Senator Scott D. Wiener

Committee Address