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Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, Oklahoma State Senate

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Veterans and Military Affairs

House Committees
The Veterans and Military Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Oklahoma State Senate.

Per Section 7-2 of the Senate Rules, committees of the Oklahoma State Senate are assigned by the President Pro Tempore.[1] The rules do not specify when or how often committees are assigned. The President Pro Tempore shall appoint, subject to the approval of the Senate, the Majority Caucus members and the chair and vice-chair of each standing committee.[1] The Minority Floor Leader shall appoint, subject to the approval of the Senate, the minority membership of all standing committees. Any vacancies that have occurred in any committees after members have been appointed will be filled by the President Pro Tempore or the Minority Floor Leader, as appropriate.[1] The vacancy appointment will be subject to the approval of the Senate. The President Pro Tempore and the Majority Floor Leader are considered to be ex officio members with voting rights of all standing committees.[1]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rule 2013-2014

Function

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

Each legislative committee shall be responsible for the formulation of legislative programs and determination of nonlegislative matters within the jurisdiction prescribed by the President Pro Tempore; shall inquire into the administration and execution of all laws within the same jurisdiction; shall consider such proposals as may be submitted to the committee by the President Pro Tempore; and shall be responsible for the continuing codification of all laws within the prescribed jurisdiction.[2]

Members

2013-2014

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

Veterans and Military Affairs Members, 2013
Democratic members (5)Republican members (14)
Roger BallengerFrank Simpson, Chair
Randy BassMark Allen, Vice-chair
Earl GarrisonCliff Aldridge
Tom IvesterPatrick Anderson
John SparksDon Barrington
Larry Boggs
Josh Brecheen
Corey Brooks
Bill Brown
Nathan Dahm
Kyle D. Loveless
Ron Sharp
Wayne Shaw
Ralph Shortey

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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