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Ways and Means Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Ways and Means Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Louisiana House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] It is unclear when committees are assigned. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker and Speaker Pro Tempore serve as "ex officio" members of every committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

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

To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters relating to the following subjects:
  • Taxes and the raising of revenue.
  • Bonds and the bonding of revenue.
  • Issuance, payment or retirement of bonds.
  • Evidences of indebtedness.
  • State revenues, generally.
  • Revenue collection.
  • Assessors, their offices, salaries, expenses, compensation, and the like.
  • Parish tax collectors, their offices, salaries, experiences, compensation and the like.
  • Comprehensive state capital budget, prior to consideration by the Committee on Appropriations in accordance with House Rule 6.8(C).[4]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (12)

Democratic Party Democrats (9)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (9)

Democratic Party Democrats (6)

Independent Independents (2)

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