The Public Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the New Mexico Senate.
Per Section 9.1 of the Senate Rules, committees of the New Mexico State Senate are appointed by the Committees' Committee. The rules do not specify when or how often committees are assigned. The Committees' Committee will assign the chair, vice-chair and the ranking member of each standing committee. All appointments made by the Committees' Committee are subject to the approval of the Senate.
See rules: Senate Rules
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.