Local Government Committee, Virginia State Senate

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The Local Government Committee of the Virginia State Senate has fifteen members.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Virginia State Senate are assigned by the majority caucus. The caucus submits a nominations report for all committees that must be approved by a majority vote of the chamber. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[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.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

A Committee on Local Government, 15 Senators, to consider matters of local government in the counties, cities, towns, regions or districts, planning boards and commissions and authorities, except matters relating to the compensation of elected officeholders, where funds of the Commonwealth are involved.[3][4]

Membership

2014-2015

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2014 legislative session.

Local Government Committee Members, 2014
Democratic members (9)Republican members (6)
Henry MarshRalph Smith, Chair
Louise LucasStephen Martin
Linda Todd "Toddy" PullerEmmett Hanger
Mamie LockeFrank Ruff
Dave MarsdenBill Stanley
John MillerJohn Cosgrove
Adam Ebbin
Barbara Favola
Lynwood Lewis

2012-2013

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2012 legislative session.

2010-2011

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2010 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 18)
  2. Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 20(e))
  3. Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 18(g))
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.