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Rules and Order of Business Committee, New Mexico House of Representatives

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The Rules and Order of Business Committee is a standing committee of the New Mexico House of Representatives.

Per Section 9.1 of the House Rules, committees of the New Mexico House of Representatives are appointed by the Speaker of the House.[1] The rules do not specify when or how often committees are assigned. The Speaker shall appoint a chairman of each committee after committees are assigned.[2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules (2013)

Function

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

Per House Rule 9.2.1, the function of the Rules and Order of Business Committee is to investigate complaints of house members relating to violations in ethical conduct and issue advisory opinions and letters on the matter.[3][4] After receiving a written charge, the chairman of the committee will notify the The Speaker, and the Majority Floor Leader and Minority Floor Leader, who will then select from the committee an equal number of members of each party to make up the subcommittee. The subcommittee of the Rules and Order of Business Committee will investigate the written charge.[5] If the subcommittee discovers that a violation has occurred, the subcommittee will recommend that the full committee initiate a formal hearing.[6]

Current Members

2013-2014

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

Rules and Order of Business Members, 2013
Democratic members (10)Republican members (8)
Nick Salazar, ChairDonald Bratton
Rodolpho Martinez, Vice-chairZachary Cook
Eliseo AlconAnna Crook
Gail ChaseyLarry Larranaga
George Dodge Jr.Jane Powdrell-Culbert
Antonio MaestasDennis J. Roch
W. Ken MartinezThomas Taylor
Rick MieraDon Tripp
Debbie Rodella
Sheryl Williams Stapleton

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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