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Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Municipal, Parochial and Cultural 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:
  • Local and municipal affairs generally.
  • City of New Orleans affairs.
  • Police juries.
  • Municipalities.
  • Forms of local government.
  • Municipal drainage, and sewerage and water districts.
  • Technical assistance to local governments.
  • Assistance to municipal and local governments.
  • Revenue of and taxation levied by local governments.
  • Employees of local governments.
  • Expenditures by local governments.
  • Local ordinances.
  • Intergovernmental relations.
  • State planning.
  • Economic development.
  • Political subdivision industrial inducement.
  • Economic development districts.
  • Urban planning.
  • Cultural affairs generally.
  • Parks.
  • State parks and recreational districts.
  • Military parks and battlefields.
  • Museums.
  • Preservation of historic landmarks and objects.[4][5]



Republican Party Republicans (7)

Independent Independents (1)

Democratic Party Democrats (12)


Republican Party Republicans (8)

Democratic Party Democrats (11)

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