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Administration of Criminal Justice Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Administration of Criminal Justice Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Louisiana House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] It is unclear when committees are assigned. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker and Speaker Pro Tempore serve as "ex officio" members of every committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules


To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters relating to the following subjects:
  • Administration of criminal justice generally.
  • Criminal law.
  • Code of criminal procedure and criminal procedure generally.
  • Rules of criminal evidence.
  • Controlled dangerous substance law and procedure.
  • Traffic offense and procedure.
  • Weapons and explosives.
  • Penal and correctional institutions and juvenile and adult rehabilitation.
  • Corrections.
  • Gambling, gaming, and wagering, with the exception of pari-mutuel wagering.



Republican Party Republicans (8)

Independent Independents (1)

Democratic Party Democrats (8)


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Independent Independents (1)

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