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Bob Wieckowski appointed Chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee

11 Aug

Speaker John Perez has appointed Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski as Chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee.

Read more about it here from his press release:

Assembly Speaker Appoints Wieckowski Chair Of Judiciary Committee

Sacramento – Assembly Speaker John Perez (D-Los Angeles) has appointed Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) the new chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee. The Speaker announced his new committee chairs this afternoon.

“I am honored to take over as the new chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee,” Wieckowski said. “I have enjoyed serving with Chairman (Mike) Feuer on the committee as a member and look forward to working with the Judiciary consultants in this new position. I appreciate the Speaker giving me the opportunity to lead this important committee.”

Speaker Perez announced his new leadership team and committee chairs as the legislative session prepares to wind down the 2011-2012 session on Aug. 31.

“This group represents a diverse cross-section of California and offers an incredible amount of knowledge and expertise on the important issues impacting our state,” Speaker Perez said in a press release.

Wieckowski was elected to the state Assembly in November 2010. He currently serves as chair of the Assembly’s Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee. The new committee assignments take effect on Aug. 10.

Wieckowski represents the 20th Assembly District, which includes all of Fremont, Newark, Union City, Milpitas and parts of Castro Valley, Pleasanton, Hayward, and San Jose.

He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and earned a law degree from Santa Clara University. He is a bankruptcy attorney in Fremont.

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