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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

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Members, 2013
Democratic members (11)Republican members (9)
Edward Butler, ChairJohn Hunt
Donna Schlachman, Vice ChairDonald Flanders
Chris Muns, ClerkRonald Belanger
Angeline KopkaFrederick Rice
Kenneth GidgePamela Tucker
Jill HammondLaura Jones
Catherine MulhollandKeith Murphy
Ruth HedenRalph Doolan
Richard McNamaraEmily Sandblade
Joe Scarlotto
Kermit Williams


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.