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Natural Resources & Parks Committee, Washington State Senate

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The Natural Resources & Parks Committee is a standing committee of the Washington State Senate.

Per Section V of the Senate Rules, committees of the Washington State Senate are appointed by the President of the Senate and confirmed by the senate.[1] Committees are responsible considering measures referred to them in the interest of the state.[2] The deliberations of committees considering a vote on any bill, resolution, or memorial must be open to the public.[3]

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Function

The Senate Natural Resources & Parks Committee considers issues relating to fish and wildlife; parks and recreation; state lands management; forestry, forest health, and fire; and geology and surface mining.

(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)[4][5]

Membership

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2013-2014

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

Natural Resources & Parks Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (4)
Christine RolfesKirk Pearson, Chair
James HargroveJohn Smith, Vice-chair
Adam KlineMike Hewitt
Linda Evans Parlette

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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