Joint Energy Committee, Arkansas General Assembly

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The Joint Energy Committee is a standing committee of the Arkansas General Assembly.


The committee shall make continuing studies of energy resources and problems, either initiated by the committee or referred to it by either house of the General Assembly. The committee shall exercise leadership in energy related areas which relate to the conservation, development and use of energy resources. The committee shall cooperate with the Governor, with the federal government and including participation in regional and national meetings and seminars of state and federal officials in the exchange of information and data on energy resources, supplies, reserves and in the conservation storage and use of energy, including the disposal of energy waste and by-products.[1][2]


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2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Energy Senate Members, 2015
Democratic members (1)Republican members (9)
David Burnett, ChairEddie Joe Williams, Vice chair
Cecile Bledsoe
Ronald Caldwell
Gary Stubblefield
Jimmy Hickey, Jr.
Bryan King
John Cooper (Arkansas)
Scott Flippo
Jim Hendren
Energy House Members, 2015
Democratic members (5)Republican members (10)
Brent TalleyBob Ballinger, Chair
David FieldingRick Beck, Vice chair
Mark McElroyTrevor Drown
Betty OverbeyTim Lemons
John BaineCharlotte Vining Douglas
Kenneth Henderson
Jack Ladyman
Kim Hendren
Jim Sorvillo
Robin Lundstrum


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



External links


  1. Arkansas State Legislature, "Energy - Joint," accessed February 5, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.