Jurisprudence Committee, Texas State Senate (decommissioned)

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The Jurisprudence Committee is a former standing committee of the Texas State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Texas State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate. Committees are assigned at the start of each legislative session.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

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

Jurisprudence Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (4)
Royce West, ChairDonna Campbell
Jose R. Rodriguez, Vice chairJohn Carona
Sylvia GarciaKelly Hancock
Ken Paxton


The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.


The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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