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Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, New Hampshire House of Representatives

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The Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee is a standing committee of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the New Hampshire House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House after consultation with the Minority Leader.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] 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

Function

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety to consider all matters relating to the criminal code; criminal justice, the Department of Corrections, sentencing, drug enforcement, bail, probation, parole, corrections facilities, DWI, domestic violence, firearms, fireworks, police and fire training, victims’ assistance and such other matters as may be referred to it.[3][4]

Members

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety Members, 2015
Democratic members (8)Republican members (11)
Roger BerubeJohn Tholl, Chair
Geoffrey HirschDavid Welch, Vice Chair
Len DiSesaDennis Fields, Clerk
Timothy RobertsonRobert Fesh
Andrew O'HearneShawn Sweeney
Laura PantelakosRobert Fisher
Robert CushingDick Marston
Latha MangipudiArthur E. Barnes III
John F. Martin
John Burt
Ed Comeau

2013-2014

2011-2012

External links

References

  1. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 28)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Information submitted by Ryan Mahoney via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on February 5, 2014
  3. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 30-c)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.