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Governmental Operations Committee, Washington State Senate

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The Governmental Operations Committee is a standing committee of the Washington State Senate.

Per Section V of the Senate Rules, committees of the Washington State Senate are appointed by the President of the Senate and confirmed by the senate.[1] Committees are responsible considering measures referred to them in the interest of the state.[2] The deliberations of committees considering a vote on any bill, resolution, or memorial must be open to the public.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Permanent Rules of the Senate

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Senate Governmental Operations Committee considers issues relating to elections; campaign finance; public disclosure; public records; open public meetings; land use and growth management; the operation of counties, cities, and special purpose districts; ethics in government; and the administrative functions of state government.

(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)[4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Governmental Operations Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (4)
Bob HasegawaPam Roach, Chair
Steve ConwayDon Benton, Vice-chair
Karen FraserJohn Braun
Ann Rivers

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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