Education Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Education 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:
  • Education generally.
  • Schools and secondary education.
  • School employees, administrators, teachers, bus drivers and others.
  • School employees' and teachers' pay, except where an appropriation of state funds is required.
  • Colleges and universities.
  • Employees of colleges and universities, including pay, except where an appropriation of state funds is required.
  • Vocational technical education.
  • Employees of vocational technical education schools, including pay, except, where an appropriation of state funds is required.
  • College or university agricultural extension service.
  • Adult education.
  • School lunch program.
  • Schools for the Blind.
  • Schools for the Deaf.
  • Crippled Children's Schools.
  • State and public libraries.
  • Educational television.[4][5]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (12)

Democratic Party Democrats (7)

Independent Independents (1)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (9)

Democratic Party Democrats (7)

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