The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Arizona State Senate.
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Arizona State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of members of a committee constitutes quorum. The President is appointed as an "ex officio" member of every committee but cannot vote except on the committees that he or she chairs. The President may also vote if he or she is an appointed member of the Rules Committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
The following table shows committee membership in the 2011 legislative session. In the 2012 session, Rick Murphy replaced Scott Bundgaard, and John McComish took over the vice chair from Bundgaard.
The following table shows committee membership in the 2009 legislative session. In the 2010 session, Ed Bunch replaced Steve Pierce, and Jack Harper joined as chairman.