Environment Committee, North Carolina House of Representatives

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Senate Committees

The Environment Committee is a standing committee of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Per Section 26 of the House Rules, committees of the North Carolina House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] Before assigning members of committees and subcommittees, The Speaker shall consult with the Minority to consider members' preferences.[2] The rules do not specify when or how often committees are assigned. The Speaker shall have the right to appoint the chair and vice-chair of each standing committee.[1] Vacancies in a committee or subcommittee may not be filled by the Speaker after April 15 except to fill vacancies caused by resignation, death, removal or the inability to serve.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Resolution 54

Function

In the North Carolina House of Representatives, bills relating to environment and natural resources are referred to and heard by the House Environment Committee.[4][5]

Membership

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2015 legislative session

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

Environment Members, 2015
Democratic members (8)Republican members (15)
Mary Harrison, Vice ChairmanRick Catlin, Chairman
Nathan BaskervillePatricia McElraft, Chairman
William BrissonJay Adams, Vice Chairman
Cecil BrockmanCharles McGrady, Vice Chairman
Becky CarneyJohn R. Bradford III
Verla InskoWilliam Brawley
Paul LuebkeJeffrey Collins
Grier MartinJames Dixon
Michael Hager
Frank Iler
Chris Millis
Bob Steinburg
Sarah Stevens
Roger West
Larry Yarborough

2013-2014

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

2011-2012

2009-2010

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 North Carolina State Legislature, "House Resolution 54," accessed January 28, 2014(Rule 26 (a))
  2. North Carolina State Legislature, "House Resolution 54," accessed January 28, 2014(Rule 26 (c))
  3. North Carolina State Legislature, "House Resolution 54," accessed January 28, 2014(Rule 26 (d))
  4. Information submitted by Emily Wilson via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 31, 2014
  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.