Health & Social Services Committee, Alaska House of Representatives

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The Health & Social Services Committee is a standing committee of the Alaska House of Representatives.

Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the Speaker of the House and has five members including the Speaker. Committees are assigned after each election.[1] What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Uniform Rules

Function

Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the Health & Social Services Committee is to consider "the programs and activities of the Department of Health and Social Services."[2]

Members

2013-2014

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

Health & Social Services Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (5)
Benjamin NageakPete Higgins, Chair
Geran TarrWes Keller, Vice-chair
Lance Pruitt
Lora Reinbold
Paul Seaton

2011-2012 members

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