Appropriations and Revenue Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Appropriations and Revenue Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Kentucky House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules


The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters pertaining to the executive budget and other appropriations of state monies; the levying of state and local taxes, including school taxes; property tax rates and assessments; the state debt; revenue bond projects; claims upon the treasury; accounting of state funds by local officers; audits for state purposes; budget and financial administration; payment,collection and refund of taxes.[3][4]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Appropriations and Revenue Members, 2013
Democratic members (20)Republican members (11)
Rick Rand, ChairDwight Butler, Vice-chair
John Arnold, Jr., Vice-chairBob DeWeese, Vice-chair
Arnold Simpson, Vice-chairJohn Carney
Leslie CombsRonald Crimm
Jesse CrenshawMyron Dossett
Robert DamronMarie Rader
Mitchel Denham, Jr.Steven Rudy
Kelly FloodSal Santoro
James Glenn, Jr.Jim Stewart, III
Derrick GrahamThomas Turner
Richard HendersonJill York
Martha King
Jimmie Lee
Reginald Meeks
Jody Richards
John Stacy
David Watkins
Jim Wayne
Susan Westrom
Addia Wuchner


The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.


The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

External links


  1. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 39)
  2. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 2)
  3. Kentucky State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Section 40-2)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.