Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

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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]

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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:
  • Agriculture generally.
  • Agricultural and industrial chemistry.
  • Agricultural economics and research.
  • Agricultural engineering.
  • Agricultural production on public lands.
  • Agricultural production, promotion, and marketing.
  • Agricultural services.
  • Animal industry and diseases of animals.
  • Aquacultural economics and research.
  • Aquacultural production, promotion, and marketing.
  • Dairy industry.
  • Production, promotion, harvesting, and marketing of forestry products.
  • Silviculture.
  • Human nutrition and home economics.
  • Inspection of livestock and meat products.
  • Plant industry and plant quarantine.
  • Rural development.
  • Soils and soil conservation.[4][5]


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Members, 2015
Democratic members (10)Republican members (11)
John Anders, ChairBob Hensgens, Vice Chair
H. Bernard LeBasRichard Burford
Robert A. JohnsonFrank Howard
Dorothy HillJohn Guinn
Jerry GisclairThomas Carmody, Jr.
Major ThibautMike "Pete" Huval
Katrina JacksonSteven Pylant
Terry LandryLowell Hazel
Jeff HallHenry Burns
Walt Leger, IIICharles Chaney
Chuck Kleckley


Republican Party Republicans (12)

Democratic Party Democrats (9)


Republican Party Republicans (9)

Democratic Party Democrats (10)

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