Welcome to the Seismic Safety Commission

The mission of the Seismic Safety Commission is to provide decision makers and the general public with cost-effective recommendations to reduce earthquake losses and speed recovery.

The Commission investigates earthquakes, researches earthquake-related issues and reports, and recommends to the Governor and Legislature policies and programs needed to reduce earthquake risk. Among the duties of the Commission are:

  • Managing California's Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
  • Reviewing seismic activities funded by the State
  • Providing a consistent policy direction for earthquake-related programs for agencies at all government levels
  • Proposing and reviewing earthquake-related legislation
  • Conducting public hearings on seismic safety issues
  • Recommending earthquake safety programs to governmental agencies and the private sector
  • Investigating and evaluating earthquake damage and reconstruction efforts following damaging earthquakes

Upcoming Commission Meetings

2018

APR
18

SSC Meeting and HayWired Rollout Event
Oakland, CA

JUN
14

Commission Meeting
Sacramento, CA

SEP
12

Field Trip
To Be Decided

SEP
13

Commission Meeting
To Be Decided

NOV
8

Commission Meeting
Sacramento, CA

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