Finance Committee, New Hampshire House of Representatives

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The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the New Hampshire House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House after consultation with the Minority Leader.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] 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

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Finance to examine and consider the state of the treasury and the budget; subjects concerning the financial interest of the state; all measures carrying appropriations of state money except claims against the state and such other matters as may be referred to it. Prior to the report of the Finance Committee to the House, the Speaker may refer the budget of certain self-sustaining state agencies to appropriate committees for study and recommendation.[3][4]

Members

2013-2014

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

Finance Members, 2013
Democratic members (14)Republican members (11)
Mary Jane Wallner, ChairNeal Kurk
Cindy Rosenwald, Vice ChairKenneth Weyler
Katherine Rogers, ClerkLynne Ober
Sharon NordgrenRobert Elliott
Daniel EatonMary Allen
Bernard BennMarilinda Garcia
Peter LeishmanRichard Barry
Thomas BucoJohn Cebrowski
David HuotKaren Umberger
Alfred LerandeauDan McGuire
William HatchColette Worsman
Susan Ford
Stephen Spratt
Robert Walsh

2011-2012

External links

References

  1. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 28)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Information submitted by Ryan Mahoney via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on February 5, 2014
  3. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 30-h)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.