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Rules Committee, Tennessee House of Representatives

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The Rules Committee is a select committee of the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Per Rule 6 of the House Rules, committees of the Tennessee House of Representatives are appointed by the Speaker of the House.[1] In each standing committee and for the Committee on Calendar and Rules, the Speaker of the House appoints one chair, one vice-chair, and one secretary. The Speaker considers the abilities, preferences, seniority of members, and the political party representation in the House when appointing committees and committee officers. Members are appointed to server on no more than two standing committees, exclusive of the Committee on Calendar and Rules.[1][2] The Speaker of the House and the Speaker Pro Tempore are voting members of each standing committee.[1][3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Permanent Rules of Order

Members

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Rules Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (9)
Karen CamperSteve McDaniel, Chair
Joanne FavorsDavid Alexander, Tennessee
Craig FitzhughGlen Casada
Mike StewartMatthew Hill
Curtis Johnson
Jon Lundberg
Gerald McCormick
Charles Sargent, Jr.
Mark White

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