Ways and Means Committee, New Hampshire House of Representatives

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

Per the House Rules, committees of the New Hampshire House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House after consultation with the Minority Leader.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

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

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Ways and Means to examine and consider the state of the treasury; to consider and report on all bills and resolutions relating to raising money by a state tax and the apportionment of same; matters relating to taxes and fees on tobacco; all dedicated funds except for the highway and turnpike funds; state fees, and all methods of raising revenue for the state; and such other matters as may be referred to it. The Committee on Ways and Means shall report to the House in the form of a resolution its estimates of state revenues on a periodic basis.[3]

Members

2013-2014

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

Ways and Means Members, 2013
Democratic members (11)Republican members (9)
Susan Almy, ChairNorman Major
Patricia Lovejoy, Vice ChairMary Griffin
William Butynski, ClerkDavid Hess
Frank DavisFrank Sapareto
Gilman ShattuckJordan Ulery
John KelleyRussell Ober
Mary CooneyPatrick Abrami
Richard AmesGary Azarian
David KarrickLaurie Sanborn
Thomas Schamberg
Harry Young

2011-2012

External links

References

  1. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 28)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Information submitted by Ryan Mahoney via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on February 5.
  3. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 30-u)