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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

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (7)

Independent Independents (1)

Democratic Party Democrats (12)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (8)

Democratic Party Democrats (11)

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