House and Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The House and Governmental Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

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

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules


To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects:
  • Affairs of the House.
  • Legislative rules and procedures.
  • Expenditures of funds by the Legislature.
  • Services of or for the House and/or its committees and members.
  • Assignment of space in state buildings, including space for legislative needs.
  • Rules or laws enacted to reorganize the Legislature or executive branches of government.
  • Intergovernmental relations between the state and the United States or other states.
  • The capitol building and all other buildings for general services at the state capital, including capitol parking.
  • Maintenance and care of capitol complex buildings.
  • Employees of the House.
  • Legislative Auditor.
  • Legislative Fiscal Officer.
  • Civil Service.
  • Creation of all legislative committees.
  • Elections, state political parties and their committees.
  • Registrars of voters and their records.
  • Governmental ethics.
  • Apportionment of elected officials and governing bodies.
  • Proposals for interim study by a committee, after initial consideration in committee of subject matter, if different from House and Governmental Affairs.[4][5]



Republican Party Republicans (8)

Democratic Party Democrats (5)


Republican Party Republicans (11)

Democratic Party Democrats (7)

Independent Independents (1)

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