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Appropriations Committee, North Dakota State Senate

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The Appropriations Committee is a standing committee of the North Dakota State Senate.

Per Section 501 of the Senate Rules, committees of the North Dakota Senate 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 shall appoint four members from the majority party and three members from the minority party to the committee.[1] The Senate 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.[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

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

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, and every bill or resolution proposing a change in the audit or fiscal procedures of a state agency or institution must be originally referred to and acted upon by that committee, before final action by the Senate 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 Senate 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 Senate 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 Senate for action in accordance with these rules.
4. Except for bills approved for introduction after the deadline for introduction of bills, all Senate bills required to be rereferred to the Appropriations Committee must be rereferred not later than the twenty-fifth legislative day and all House 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]

Membership

2013-2014

Appropriations Committee Members, 2011
Democratic members (4)Republican members (9)
Tim MathernRay Holmberg, Chairman
David O'ConnellBill Bowman, Vice Chairman
Larry J. RobinsonTony Grindberg, Vice Chairman
John M. WarnerRon Carlisle
Robert Erbele
Ralph Kilzer
Karen K. Krebsbach
Gary A. Lee
Terry M. Wanzek

2011-2012

2009-2010 Members

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