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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee, New Hampshire House of Representatives

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The Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the New Hampshire House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House after consultation with the Minority Leader.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs to consider all matters pertaining to commerce, banks and banking institutions; insurance companies and contracts or insurance of any character; the licensing of businesses to sell liquor; the needs of the business community; all matters relating to consumer affairs and the economic conditions of commerce and industry; all matters relating to the economic development of the state, and such other matters as may be referred to it.[3][4]

Members

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Members, 2015
Democratic members (7)Republican members (13)Third-party members (1)
Kermit WilliamsJohn Hunt, ChairDavid Luneau
Christopher J. HerbertLaura Jones, Vice Chair
Ed ButlerBarbara Biggie, Clerk
Richard AbelDonald Flanders
Kenneth GidgeGeorge Hurt
John BordenetValerie Fraser
Rebecca McBeathJoe Hannon
Ronald Belanger
David Bates, New Hampshire Representative
Bart Fromuth
Pamela Tucker
Brian F. Dobson
Harold F. French

2013-2014

2011-2012

External links

References

  1. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 28)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Information submitted by Ryan Mahoney via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on February 5, 2014
  3. New Hampshire State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed February 4, 2014(Rule 30-b)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.