Commerce Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Commerce Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

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]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

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:
  • Commerce generally.
  • Banking and the regulation thereof.
  • Communication by telephone, telegraph, radio and television.
  • Registering and licensing of vessels and small boats.
  • Navigation and laws relating thereto.
  • Regulation of common carriers by water.
  • Consumer protection.
  • Laws relating to merchandising.
  • Regulation, licensing, or certification of occupations and professions generally, except those fields which are health related.
  • Interest rates.
  • Savings and loan and homestead associations.
  • Small loan companies.
  • Regulation and licensing of businesses and occupations.
  • Protection of trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies.
  • Corporations.

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (12)

Democratic Party Democrats (8)

2010-2011

Democratic Party Democrats (10)

Republican Party Republicans (8)

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