Transportation Committee, Washington House of Representatives

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The Transportation Committee is a standing committee of the Washington House of Representatives.

Per Rule 23 of the House Rules, committee members of the House of Representatives are selected by the caucus of each party.[1] The chairs of the committees are selected by the majority party caucus.[1] The standing committees of the house have the powers of subpoena, to administer oaths, and to issue commissions for the examination of witnesses. [2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules


The House Transportation Committee considers the transportation budget, revenue sources for transportation funding, and issues relating to transportation policy and transportation agencies, including the Department of Transportation and the Washington State Patrol.

(Please note: This is a general description of issue areas considered by committees; not a definitive or exhaustive listing. It is provided solely to assist the public in understanding the general roles of House committees.)[3][4]


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Transportation Members, 2015
Democratic members (14)Republican members (11)
Judy Clibborn, ChairEd Orcutt, Ranking Minority Member
Jessyn Farrell, Vice-ChairMark Hargrove, Assistant Ranking Minority Member
Jake Fey, Vice-ChairMark Harmsworth
Luis Moscoso, Vice-ChairDave Hayes
Steve BergquistLinda Kochmar
Mia GregersonLiz Pike
Joan McBrideJay Rodne
James MoellerMatthew Shea (Washington)
Jeff MorrisLynda Wilson
Lillian Ortiz-SelfJesse L. Young
Marcus RiccelliHans Zeiger
Mike Sells
Dean Takko
Gael Tarleton


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


The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.


The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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