Appropriations - Health, Mental Health and Social Services Committee, Missouri House of Representatives
Per Rule 22 of the House Rules, standing, conference, interim and statutory committees in the Missouri House of Representatives are appointed by the Speaker of the House with minority members of regular standing committees being appointed by the Minority Floor Leader. Special standing committees are appointed by the Speaker with input from the Minority Floor Leader on minority leadership. The Speaker is responsible for designating the number of members of each committee. Unless provided for by the act or resolution creating a committee, partisan balance of committee membership is to match partisan balance of the chamber as closely as possible, save for the Ethics Committee, which is to consist of an equal number of majority and minority members. The chair and vice-chair of each standing committee are appointed by the Speaker. The Speaker, Speaker Pro Tem, floor leaders, assistant floor leaders and whips serve on all standing committees ex officio. The chair and a minority member of the Budget Committee serve on all Appropriations committees ex officio. Ex officio members do not hold voting power unless properly appointed.
|“||The Committee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health and Social Services shall report to the Budget Committee upon all bills, measures, and questions referred to it by the Budget Committee pertaining to the appropriations and disbursements of public money for the funding of the Department of Health and Senior Services, the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Social Services.||”|
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Appropriations - Health, Mental Health and Social Services Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (10)|
|• Rory Ellinger||• Sue Allen, Chair|
|• Jeanne Kirkton||• Noel Torpey, Vice-chair|
|• Sue Meredith||• Jeff Grisamore|
|• Bonnaye Mims||• Donna Lichtenegger|
|• Judy Morgan||• Nick Marshall|
|• Lynn Morris|
|• Jim Neely|
|• Holly Rehder|
|• David Wood|
|• Anne Zerr|
The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.
|Appropriations - Health, Mental Health and Social Services Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (8)|
|• Bert Atkins||• Tom Flanigan, Chair|
|• Rory Ellinger||• Donna Lichtenegger, Vice-chair|
|• Jeanne Kirkton||• Sue Allen|
|• Paul Curtman|
|• Diane Franklin|
|• Jeff Grisamore|
|• Bill White|
|• Anne Zerr|
The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.
|Appropriations - Health, Mental Health and Social Services Members, 2009|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (7)|
|• Rebecca McClanahan||• David Sater, Chair|
|• Shalonn Curls||• Raymond Weter, Vice-chair|
|• Tishaura Jones||• Anne Zerr|
|• Bert Atkins||• Robert Schaaf|
|• Jeanne Kirkton||• Jeff Grisamore|
|• Rodney Schad|
|• Robert Wayne Cooper|
- Missouri House of Representatives, "Rules of the House of Representatives - 97th General Assembly," January 16, 2013. accessed January 21, 2014 (Rule 22)
- Missouri House of Representatives, "Rules of the House of Representatives - 97th General Assembly," January 16, 2013. Accessed January 21, 2014 Rule 25(7)
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.