Rules Committee, Oregon House of Representatives

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The Rules Committee is a standing committee of the Oregon House of Representatives.

Per Section 8 of the House Rules, committees of the Oregon House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The Speaker is not an ex officio member of every committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: 2013 House Rules

Current members


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

Rules Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (5)Republican members (4)
Chris Garrett, ChairWally Hicks, Vice Chair
Val Hoyle, Vice ChairMichael Dembrow
Vicki BergerBill Kennemer
Phil BarnhartBob Jenson
Paul Holvey



External links


  1. Oregon State Legislature, "2013 House Rules," accessed January 6, 2014(Section 8.05)
  2. Information submitted by Glenda Nabors via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 17, 2014.
  3. Oregon State Legislature, "2013 House Rules," accessed January 6, 2014(Section 8.10)