The General Law Committee is a joint standing committee of the Connecticut General Assembly and contains members of the Senate and the House. In the Connecticut Legislature, there are no separate chamber committees.
Per each chamber's rules, committees of the Connecticut General Assembly are assigned by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. Neither the President nor the Speaker is recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
See rules: House Rules
See rules: Joint Rules
|| A committee on GENERAL LAW that shall have cognizance of all matters relating to (A) the Department of Consumer Protection, except legalized gambling, and (B) alcoholic beverages, fair trade and sales practices, consumer protection, mobile homes and occupational licensing, except licensing by the Department of Public Health.
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
- ↑ Connecticut General Assembly, "Senate Rules," accessed February 5, 2014(Rule 18)
- ↑ Connecticut General Assembly, "House Rules," accessed February 5, 2014(Rule 20-d)
- ↑ Connecticut General Assembly, "Joint Rules," accessed February 5, 2014(Rule 3-c-1)
- ↑ Connecticut General Assembly, "Joint Rules," accessed February 5, 2014(Rule 3-12)