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Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development Committee, Louisiana State Senate

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Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
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The Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana State Senate.

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

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

Legislative instruments and other matter referred to this committee shall encompass the following subject matter:[4]

  • Agribusiness programs at penal and correctional institutions
  • Agricultural and industrial chemistry
  • Agricultural economics and research
  • Agricultural production, promotion, and marketing
  • Agricultural services
  • Agriculture and agribusiness generally
  • Animal industry and diseases of animals
  • Aquacultural economics and research
  • Aquacultural production, promotion, and marketing
  • Dairy industry
  • Forestry in general
  • Human nutrition, plant quarantine, and home living economics
  • Inspection of livestock and meat products
  • Plant industry, soils, and agricultural engineering
  • Rural development
  • Soil conservation

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (5)

Democratic Party Democrats (2)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (4)

Democratic Party Democrats (3)

2008-2009

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