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Transportation Committee, Washington State Senate

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The Transportation Committee is a standing committee of the Washington State Senate.

Per Section V of the Senate Rules, committees of the Washington State Senate are appointed by the President of the Senate and confirmed by the senate.[1] Committees are responsible considering measures referred to them in the interest of the state.[2] The deliberations of committees considering a vote on any bill, resolution, or memorial must be open to the public.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Permanent Rules of the Senate

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Senate Transportation Committee is the budget and policy committee with jurisdiction over issues relating to movement of goods and people. Also included in these issues are the policing of highways and the administration of vehicles and drivers' licenses.

Members of the committee may also serve on the Joint Transportation Committee which is a Legislative Agency comprised of House and Senate members that meets during the legislative interim to conduct studies on various transportation issues.

(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)[4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Transportation Members, 2013
Democratic members (8)Republican members (8)
Tracey Eide, ChairCurtis King, Chair
Steve HobbsDon Benton
Andy BilligJoe Fain
Nick HarperSharon Brown
Mark MulletMike Carrell
Christine RolfesDoug Ericksen
Nathan SchlicherSteve Litzow
Tim SheldonJohn Smith

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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