Science, Technology and Energy Committee, New Hampshire House of Representatives

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The Science, Technology and Energy Committee is a standing committee of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the New Hampshire House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House after consultation with the Minority Leader.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Science, Technology and Energy to consider all matters pertaining to energy, telecommunications, air pollution, the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission, the application of technological advances to the legislative process and the operation of state government, to coordinate the flow of information about technical and scientific matters to state and federal agencies and legislative committees, to monitor legislation referred to other committees in order to make suggestions for inclusion of technological improvements where warranted, and such other matters as may be referred to it.[3][4]

Members

2013-2014

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

Science, Technology and Energy Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (11)Republican members (9)
David Borden, ChairRobert Introne, Clerk
Charles Townsend, Vice ChairJames Devine
Jacqueline Cali-PittsLaurence Rappaport
Nickolas LevasseurLester Bradley
Beatriz PastorHarold Reilly
William BaberAboul Khan
Robert BackusRichard LeVasseur
Kenneth GrossmanDavid Murotake
John MannHerbert Vadney
Ian Raymond
Marjorie Shepardson


2011-2012

External links

References

  1. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 28)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Information submitted by Ryan Mahoney via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on February 5, 2014
  3. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 30-r)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.