Tourism and Gaming Committee, New Jersey General Assembly (decommissioned)
The Tourism and Gaming Committee (formerly the Tourism and the Arts Committee) is a former standing committee of the New Jersey General Assembly. In 2015, this committee was changed to the Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee.
Per Section 10.1 of the General Assembly Rules, committees of the New Jersey General Assembly are appointed by the Speaker of the House. Assembly members are appointed to standing committees at the commencement of every annual session. The Speaker of the House shall appoint a chair and vice-chair of each standing committee. The Speaker, Majority Leader and the Minority Leader shall be ex-officio members of all standing reference committees, but have no voting rights.
See rules: Rules of the General Assembly 2012
|“||Each standing reference committee, within its subject area, is authorized to: (a). consider and report bills and resolutions referred to it. Bills and resolutions may be reported to the General Assembly with or without amendments, or by committee substitute; (b). determine whether laws and programs are effective and implemented in accordance with the intent of the Legislature by – (1) conducting investigations and studies of public entities responsible for the application, administration and execution of the laws and programs; (2) meeting with public officials and citizens responsible for or involved with the application, administration and execution of the laws and programs; (3) reviewing books, papers, documents, records and other data pertaining to the application, administration and execution of laws and programs; (4) holding public hearings; (5) issuing reports; and 6) making recommendations to the General Assembly as the committee deems appropriate; and (c). perform other duties as the Speaker or the General Assembly may direct.||”|
2014 legislative session
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2014 legislative session.
|Tourism and Gaming Members, 2014|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (2)|
|• Ralph Caputo, Chair||• Chris Brown, New Jersey|
|• Troy Singleton, Vice-Chair||• Ronald Dancer|
|• John Burzichelli|
|• Vincent Mazzeo|
|• Valerie Vainieri Huttle|
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2010 legislative session.
|Tourism and the Arts Members, 2010|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (2)|
|• Matthew Milam, Chair||• Nancy Munoz|
|• Jack Conners, Vice-Chair||• Gary Chiusano|
|• Valerie Vainieri Huttle|
- New Jersey State Legislature, "Rules of the General Assembly 2012," accessed January 16, 2014(Section 10.1)
- New Jersey State Legislature, "Rules of the General Assembly 2012," accessed January 16, 2014(Section 10.3)
- New Jersey State Legislature, "Rules of the General Assembly 2012," accessed January 16, 2014(Section 10.4)
- New Jersey State Legislature, "Rules of the General Assembly 2012," accessed January 16, 2014(Section 10.5)
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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