State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Illinois State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate and Minority Leader. The President appoints the Chair, Vice-chair and remaining majority members while the Minority Leader appoints the minority members. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|State Government & Veterans Affairs Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (8)||Republican members (4)|
|• Steve Landek, Chair||• Jason Barickman|
|• Steve Stadelman, Vice-chair||• Dan Duffy|
|• Julie Morrison||• Kirk Dillard|
|• Andy Manar||• Bill Brady|
|• Michael Hastings|
|• Tom Cullerton|
|• Melinda Bush|
|• Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant|
The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.
|State Government & Veterans Affairs Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (4)|
|• Linda Holmes, Chair||• Tom Johnson|
|• Maggie Crotty, Vice-chair||• Dale Righter|
|• Annazette Collins||• Carole Pankau|
|• Emil Jones||• Kyle McCarter|
|• Terry Link|