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Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee, Kentucky State Senate

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Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection

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The Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Kentucky State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters relating to veterans, including veterans’ rights, benefits and education; veterans’ nursing homes; military affairs and civil defense; national guard; retention of military bases; safety of citizens and security of public buildings and property; military memorials and cemeteries.[4][5]

Membership

2015 legislative session

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

Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (10)
Julian CarrollAlbert Robinson, Chair
Perry ClarkC.B. Embry, Jr., Vice-chair
Gerald NealCarroll Gibson
Dennis ParrettErnie Harris
Mike Wilson
Max Wise
Chris McDaniel
Stan Humphries
Whitney Westerfield
Dan Seum

2013-2014

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

Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Perry ClarkJimmy Higdon, Chair
Denise AngelWhitney Westerfield, Vice-chair
Dennis ParrettCarroll Gibson
Kathy SteinErnie Harris
Albert Robinson
Mike Wilson
Chris McDaniel

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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