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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

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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.
  • Charitable gaming.[4]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (8)

Independent Independents (1)

Democratic Party Democrats (8)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (5)

Independent Independents (1)

Democratic Party Democrats (11)

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