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Business and Labor Committee, Alabama State Senate (Decommissioned)

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The Business and Labor Committee was 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]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The Committee on Business and Labor, to which committee shall be referred bills and matters concerning the condition, development and interest of the work force, and matters related to the Department of Industrial Relations and the Department of Labor. The Committee on Business and Labor shall not exceed 9 members.[4][5]

Membership

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

Business and Labor Members, 2011
Democratic members (2)Republican members (4)
Marc KeaheyRusty Glover, Chair
Rodger SmithermanShadrack McGill
Clay Scofield
Cam Ward

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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