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Energy Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives

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The Energy Policy Committee, previously known as the Energy and Technology Committee, is a standing committee of the Michigan House of Representatives. Per Standing House Rule 33(2), the committee is made up of 25 members.[1]

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Per Rules 8 and 33 of the Standing House Rules, committees of the Michigan House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House, except when otherwise ordered by the House.[2] Committees are appointed at the beginning of each two-year legislative session. The first person named to a committee is to serve as its chair, with the second serving as vice chair. In the absence of both, the first majority member appointed after them is to serve as acting chair.[3] All committees operate under Rule 34, known as the Uniform Committee Rules.[4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Standing Rules of the House of Representatives in Accordance with the Michigan Constitution Article IV, Section 16

Function

"The rules of the Senate and House do not describe the jurisdiction of the individual standing committees except that all Senate bills involving an appropriation must be referred either directly to the appropriations committee or to an appropriate standing committee and then to the appropriations committee. Traditionally, the assignment of bills follows topical lines.

[The] primary function of the standing committees is to consider legislation....[5][6]

Members

2015 legislative session

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

Energy Policy Members, 2015
Democratic members (10)Republican members (15)
Bill LaVoy, Vice-chairAric Nesbitt, Chair
Scott DiandaGary Glenn, Vice-chair
John KivelaBradford Jacobsen
Robert KosowskiAndrea LaFontaine
Marilyn LaneEd McBroom
Charles BrunnerRick Outman
Henry YanezPeter Pettalia
Wendell ByrdHolly Hughes
LaTanya GarrettTom Barrett
Julie PlaweckiTriston Cole
Peter Lucido
David Maturen
Brett Roberts
Jason Sheppard
Michael Webber

2013-2014

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

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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