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Health & Welfare Committee, Louisiana State Senate

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The Health & Welfare Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Louisiana State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] It is unclear when committees are assigned. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The President, President Pro Tempore and Parliamentarian serve as "ex officio" members of every committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules


Legislative instruments and other matter referred to this committee shall encompass the following subject matter:[4]

  • Alcoholic rehabilitation
  • Child care facilities
  • Elderly affairs
  • Handicapped children's facilities
  • Health and Welfare generally
  • Health offices and their administration
  • Hospitals, public or private
  • Mental health, including institutions and facilities
  • Mentally retarded institutions and services
  • Nurses' training programs
  • Nursing homes
  • Public welfare, including private and local institutions
  • Public welfare research, training and rehabilitation
  • Veterans affairs
  • Vocational rehabilitation



Republican Party Republicans (5)

Democratic Party Democrats (4)


Republican Party Republicans (3)

Democratic Party Democrats (6)


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