Education Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Education 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

Function

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters pertaining to public primary, secondary and higher education; the State Board of Education; the State Department of Education; the powers and duties of local boards of education; conduct of schools; attendance; state support of education; the operation of school districts, teachers’ qualifications and tenure; the school curriculum; teachers’ retirement; school employees; pupil transportation; school property and buildings; vocational education and rehabilitation; universities and colleges; community colleges; regional education; educational television.[3][4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Education Members, 2013
Democratic members (19)Republican members (10)
Carl Rollins, II, ChairJohn Carney, Vice-chair
Charles Miller, Vice-chairRegina Bunch
Thomas Riner, Vice-chairJim DeCesare
Wilson Stone, Vice-chairRichard Heath
Gerald Watkins, Vice-chairBrian E. Linder
Hubert CollinsDonna Mayfield
Leslie CombsMarie Rader
Jeffery M. DonohueBart Rowland
C. Embry, Jr.Ben Waide
Kelly FloodAddia Wuchner
James Glenn, Jr.
Derrick Graham
Mary Marzian
Reginald Meeks
Rick Nelson
Ruth Palumbo
Jody Richards
Rita Smart
David Watkins

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.

External links

References

  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 40-5)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.