As Chair of the Assembly Committee on Insurance, Assemblymember Daly has kept the state accountable to its citizens by upholding transparency and fairness. In early 2017, Assemblymember Daly requested a Joint Legislative Audit of the Workers’ Compensation System to ensure that injured workers are provided the correct care and that taxpayer dollars are being spent appropriately.
Primary jurisdiction includes insurance (excluding health insurance), workers compensation, and unemployment compensation.
Member, Governmental Organization
As a member of the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization, Assemblymember Daly aims to foster local economies and reduce legislative gray areas. His measure to modernize current law by allowing beauty salons and barber shops to offer their clients one alcoholic beverage without the need of a license was signed by Governor Brown in 2016.
Primary jurisdiction includes alcohol, Indian gaming, horseracing, gambling, tobacco, public records, open meetings laws, state holidays, outdoor advertising and emergency services/natural disasters (this can be shared with the Housing and Community Development Committee and Local Government Committee).
As a member of the Assembly Committee on Transportation, Assemblymember Daly strives to increase efficiency and provide tools for California to make important updates to its aging transportation system. In 2013, he authored legislation that authorized regional transportation agencies like Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) to use design-build procurement for transportation projects. This allowed for major improvements along the I-405 corridor to be completed three years early and saved county taxpayers up to $100 million.
Primary jurisdiction includes California High-Speed Rail Authority, California Highway Patrol, California Transportation Commission, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation (Caltrans), driver’s licenses, freight, regional transportation agencies, transit authorities, intercity rail, mobile sources of air pollution, fuels, rules of the road, state highways, local streets and roads, vehicles, aircraft, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and vessels.
Member, Veterans Affairs
As a member of the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs, Assemblymember Daly advocates on behalf of California Veterans for the best services. In 2013, he secured permanent funding of $6 million for the county Veterans Service Office.
Primary jurisdiction includes Cal-Vet loan program, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Guard, State military, and Veterans.