Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee, Alabama State Senate

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The Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee is a standing committee of the Alabama State Senate.

Per Rule 47 of the Senate Rules, committees of the Alabama State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Assignments, consisting of the President Pro Tempore, Lieutenant Governor, Senate Majority Leader and three additional members appointed by the President Pro Tempore.[1] The rules do not specify how often committees are assigned.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. The President of the Senate serves as an ex officio member of each committee, except specific Local Legislation Committees, with the power to vote. The President may appoint a Senator who is not already on a committee to serve as his official substitute.[3]

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The Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, to which all bills and matters relating to Alabama’s agriculture and forestry, as well as wildlife, water resources, land, air, and ensuring the preservation of fish and game for future generations of Alabamians. The Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry shall not exceed 11 members.[4][5]



Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Members, 2011
Democratic members (4)Republican members (6)
Billy BeasleyTom Whatley, Chair
Marc KeaheyRusty Glover, Vice-Chair
Paul SanfordPaul Bussman
Bobby SingletonShadrack McGill
Clay Scofield
Phil Williams


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