Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs 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 the proposing of constitutional amendments and the calling of a constitutional convention; ratification of amendments to the United States Constitution; the election of officers to state, local and school board positions; election commissioners, officers and precincts; qualifications, registration and purging of voters; regular elections; primary elections; presidential and congressional elections; special elections to fill vacancies;contest of elections; corrupt practices and election financing; election offenses and prosecutions; voting machines; absentee ballots; intergovernmental cooperation;state-federal relations; interstate compacts.[3][4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Members, 2013
Democratic members (5)Republican members (4)
Darryl Owens, ChairKevin Bratcher, Vice-chair
Lawrence ClarkJoseph Fischer, Vice-chair
Derrick GrahamMike Harmon
Mary MarzianBart Rowland
Sannie Overly

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 40-6)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.