Economic Development, Tourism and Labor Committee, Kentucky State Senate

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The Economic Development, Tourism and Labor Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Kentucky State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters pertaining to commerce, industry, economic and industrial development, the workforce and the workplace, and tourism not specifically assigned to another committee; economic development planning, international trade and investment; investment companies and industrial loan corporations as they relate to economic and industrial development; recruitment of business and industry; small business matters relative to economic and industrial development; financing of business and industrial development; business regulatory matters, including the Uniform Commercial Code, relative to economic and industrial development; worker training; technology development and application; chambers of commerce; convention centers and publicly owned exhibition and parking facilities; arts and arts exhibition facilities; state, interstate, and national parks and historic sites; travel promotion and advertising; labor unions; collective bargaining; liquefied petroleum gas and other flammable liquids; hotels, electricians; plumbers and plumbing; wages and hours; garnishments; safety and health of employees; child labor; employment agencies; apprenticeship; unemployment compensation; workers’ compensation; consumer protection; industrial weights and measures.[4][5]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Economic Development, Tourism and Labor Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Julian CarrollAlice Kerr, Chair
Perry ClarkChris Girdler, Vice-chair
Dennis ParrettJulie Denton
Jerry RhoadsErnie Harris
Jimmy Higdon
Katie Stine
Mike Wilson

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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