Committees

Committees

Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission

The Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission was established by the 1975 Seismic Safety Act to advise the Governor, Legislature, and state and local governments on ways to reduce earthquake risk. Commission which is composed of 20 commissioners. The body investigates earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes; researches earthquake-related issues and reports; and recommends to the Governor and Legislature policies and programs needed to reduce earthquake risk.