Appropriations Committee, North Dakota House of Representatives

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The Appropriations Committee is a standing committee of the North Dakota House of Representatives.

Per Section 501 of the House Rules, committees of the North Dakota House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. Committees are assigned at the start of an organizational session after every election. The Majority Leader shall serve as the chair of the Committee on Committees and the Speaker of the House shall serve as the vice chairman of the committee. In addition, the Majority Leader shall appoint five members from the majority party and four members from the minority party to make up the Committee on Committees.[1] The House has one five-day standing committee, the Appropriations Committee, five three-day standing committees and five two-day standing committees. Members can only serve on two standing committees; no more than one three-day and one two-day standing committee. Members of the Appropriations Committee may not serve on any other standing committee. The Speaker and the Majority and Minority leaders can participate in all standing committees but may not vote in the committees, except for the Minority Leader and the committees to which they were appointed.[2] The Majority Leader shall appoint the chair and vice-chair of each standing committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate and House Legislative Manual 2013-2014

Function

Measures referred to the Appropriations Committee.
1. Every bill providing an appropriation of five thousand dollars or more must be referred or rereferred to and acted on by the Appropriations Committee before final action by the House thereon, unless otherwise ordered by a majority vote of the members present.
2. Every bill or resolution to which is attached a fiscal note stating that the measure has an effect of fifty thousand dollars or more on the appropriation for a state agency or department must be rereferred to and acted on by the Appropriations Committee before final action by the House thereon, unless otherwise ordered by a majority vote of the members present.
3. A bill or resolution required to be referred or rereferred to the Appropriations Committee which received a do not pass recommendation from committee and which then is passed by the House is deemed reconsidered and must be referred to and acted upon by the Appropriations Committee if that measure has not been referred or rereferred to the Appropriations Committee before passage. The Appropriations Committee shall report the measure back to the House for action in accordance with these rules.
4. Except for bills approved for introduction after the deadline for introduction of bills, all House bills required to be rereferred to the Appropriations Committee must be rereferred not later than the twenty-fifth legislative day and all Senate bills required to be rereferred to the Appropriations Committee must be rereferred not later than the fifty-seventh legislative day. If an appropriation bill is not reported to the floor and rereferred as required herein, the bill is deemed rereferred and is under the jurisdiction of the Appropriations Committee at the end of the twenty-fifth or fifty-seventh legislative day, as appropriate.[4][5]

Membership

2013-2014

Appropriations Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (5)Republican members (17)
Tracy BoeJeff Delzer, Chairman
Clark WilliamsKeith Kempenich, Vice Chairman
Eliot GlassheimRobert Skarphol, Chair, Education and Environment
Ron GuggisbergDavid Monson, Vice Chair
Rick HolmanMark Dosch
Bette Grande
Bob Martinson
Blair Thoreson, Chair, Government Operations
Mike D. Brandenburg, Vice Chair
Kathy Hawken
Mark Sanford
Keith Kempenich
Chet Pollert, Chair, Human Resources
Larry Bellew, Vice Chair
Gary Kreidt
Jon Nelson
Alon Wieland

2011-2012

2009-2010

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