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Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development 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

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:
  • Agriculture generally.
  • Agricultural and industrial chemistry.
  • Agricultural economics and research.
  • Agricultural engineering.
  • Agricultural production on public lands.
  • Agricultural production, promotion, and marketing.
  • Agricultural services.
  • Animal industry and diseases of animals.
  • Aquacultural economics and research.
  • Aquacultural production, promotion, and marketing.
  • Dairy industry.
  • Production, promotion, harvesting, and marketing of forestry products.
  • Silviculture.
  • Human nutrition and home economics.
  • Inspection of livestock and meat products.
  • Plant industry and plant quarantine.
  • Rural development.
  • Soils and soil conservation.[4][5]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (12)

Democratic Party Democrats (9)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (9)

Democratic Party Democrats (10)

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