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

2019

APR
12

Strategic Planning Sub-Committee Meeting
West Sacramento, CA

MAY
9

Seismic Safety Commission Meeting
Sacramento, CA

JUL
11

Seismic Safety Commission Meeting
Sacramento, CA

SEP
11-12

Seismic Safety Commission Meeting
Sacramento, CA

NOV
14

Seismic Safety Commission Meeting
Sacramento, CA

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