Business Committee, Idaho House of Representatives

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The Business Committee is a standing committee of the Idaho House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Idaho House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House and then approved by a majority vote of the chamber.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] Quorum is not defined in the rules. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules



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

Business Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (15)
Elaine SmithFrank N. Henderson, Chair
John RuscheJeff Thompson, Vice-chair
John L. GannonGary E. Collins
Brent J. Crane
Joe Palmer
Vito Barbieri
Gayle L. Batt
Cindy Agidius
Lance Clow
Brandon Hixon
Clark Kauffman
Jason Monks
Ed Morse
Thyra Stevenson
Rick D. Youngblood


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. Idaho State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 21, 2014(Rule 53)
  2. Information submitted by Brenda Barker via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 21, 2014.