State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs Committee, New Hampshire House of Representatives

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The State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs 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 State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs to consider all matters pertaining to the National Guard and other military or veterans’ organizations within the state, potential actions by the U.S. Congress which will have a major impact on the state and the New England region, and all proposed resolutions petitioning the Congress on any matter; to maintain communication with the congressional delegation; to serve as a liaison between the New Hampshire House and the United States Congress; emergency management; 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.

State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs Members, 2013
Democratic members (10)Republican members (8)
Robert Theberge, ChairAlfred Baldasaro
Cynthia Sweeney, Vice ChairAnne Priestley
Dale Spainhower, ClerkLars Christiansen
Patrick GarrityTodd Smith
Eric PalangasDavid Lundgren
Lorrie CareyJeanine Notter
Linda MassimillaLeon Rideout
David McCloskeySkip Rollins
Roger Menear
Timothy Smith


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-s)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.