Holly J. Mitchell serves on the following Assembly Committees:

  • Committee on Budget

    Primary jurisdiction is the State Budget.

    Committee on Health

    Primary jurisdictions are health care, health insurance, Medi-Cal and other public health care programs, mental health licensing of health and health-related professionals, and long-term health care facilities.

    Committee on Insurance

    Primary jurisdictions are insurance (excluding health insurance), workers compensation, and unemployment compensation.

    Committee on Public Safety

    Primary jurisdiction is the California Penal Code.

    Subcommittees

    Chair, Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services

  • Select Committees

    Chair, Select Committee on Foster Youth

    Select Committee on Community and Neighborhood Development

    Select Committee on Delinquency Prevention and Youth Development

    Select Committee on Disabilities

    Select Committee on Homelessness

    Select Committee on Human Rights, Diversity & Race Relations

    Select Committee on Status of Boys and Men of Color

    Select Committee on Women of Color; Engagement, Opportunity & Progress

    Joint Committees

    Joint Legislative Budget

    Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management

    Chair, California Legislative Black Caucus

  • Bills Authored by Holly J. Mitchell and Signed into Law

    AB 396 - Juvenile Inmates will allow counties to seek reimbursement for medical treatment of minors who are outside of a County detention facility for more than 24-hours. This will help our beleaguered counties especially during this time of realignment. For more information, click HERE.

    AB 667 - Medi–Cal: Subacute Care Program Gives doctors expanded authority to recommend juvenile patients with ongoing critical medical needs to be served by a Pediatric Subacute Program instead of at the ICU. This results in substantial cost savings, and the children benefit from being in a less-sterile, more child-friendly environment. For more information, click HERE.

    AB 735 - Hiring Preferences for Interns and Students Gives hiring preference to student assistant/intern applicants within State Departments who are current or former foster children. For more information, click HERE.

    AB 835 - Community Colleges: Economic and Workforce Development Program Removes administrative barriers to Secondary School Academies operating on high school or community college campuses operating Career Tech educational training programs. For more information, click HERE.

    AB 989 - Mental Health: Children’s Services Requires counties to consider the mental health needs of transitional age foster youth when developing their plan for Prop 63 funds. For more information, click HERE.

  • Holly J. Mitchell knows firsthand how hard, tough and brutal our economic recession has been on working families. Her work with Crystal Stairs has brought her face-to-face with working parents struggling to care for their children while they fight to hang on to their jobs or search for new employment after having been laid off.

    Holly knows our local economy may be poised for a rebound, but she also knows that the vast majority of working families in our community continue to be worried about their future.

    When Holly was elected to serve the people of the 54th Assembly District, she made economic and job development her top priority:

    • Holly supports incentives for businesses seeking to expand and hire new employees.
    • Holly will work to attract new companies to our community
    • Holly will place a strong focus on encouraging the growth of ‘green industries and green jobs’ in the 26th Senate District.
    • Holly will work to expanding career education opportunities at our community colleges to help working men and women learn new occupations, trades or professions, so they will be ready for work when the economy rebounds.
    • Holly knows the importance of living wage jobs. She will work with federal, state and local leaders – in government and private sectors – to create employment opportunities that can sustain a family in today’s economy.
    • Holly will work with business and labor to create new jobs.

  • Holly J. Mitchell knows that health and medical care can be the most expensive services working families pay for in the 26th Senate District. She knows that are large percentage of working families are presently priced out of the health insurance market, at a time when insurance companies are raising healthcare premiums for many families and small businesses.

    • Holly will work with L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas as he finalizes state and local plans to open a new, privately operated Martin Luther King Hospital in Southeast L.A. County. New MLK Hospital will deliver quality health care and emergency medical services to millions of county residents, including families in Culver City and Los Angeles. New MLK Hospital will relieve the enormous strain on our network of private hospitals and urgent care facilities, and create thousands of new jobs.
    • Holly supports President Barack Obama’s national health reform plan to provide health coverage for 30 million Americans and provide affordable medical care to working families who often forego preventative health and routine medical care because they the lack the money to pay for it.

  • Holly J. Mitchell holds our police officers and Sheriff’s deputies in the highest regard for their professionalism, unwavering dedication to their sworn duty to protect and serve our community, and their willingness to put their lives on the line everyday to keep our communities and neighborhoods safe.

    • Holly will work with law enforcement organizations and rank and file officers to promote effective community policing policies.
    • Holly will work with police and Sheriff’s law enforcement executives to increase police/community dialog and broaden law enforcement neighborhood engagement programs.
    • Holly will work to fund law enforcement programs that aid officers in the line of duty.

  • Holly J. Mitchell supports classroom teachers in their mission to educate our children.

    • Holly supports bond measures to fund upgrades our neighborhood school infrastructure.
    • Holly supports parcel assessments to help fund cash-strapped school districts that have been hobbled by state budget cuts enacted by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

  • Holly J. Mitchell knows that state and local leaders can work together with business and labor to create jobs and protect the environment at the same time. She knows that our community can’t give up clean air and clean water to create new jobs. Holly believes we must demand both – a healthy economy that fosters employment opportunities while protecting our community’s environment.

    • Holly supports the wind-down of the Inglewood Oil Field. She will fight on the side of neighborhood residents who seek to protect the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
    • Holly supports community residents that have a vision for greater urban open space where thousands of oil derricks now sit.
    • Holly wants to develop a comprehensive plan to cleanup toxic Brownfield sites in the 26th Senate District, and convert those harmful properties to productive use for clean industries that will create green jobs.