Community & Regional Affairs Committee, Alaska State Senate
|Alaska State Senate|
Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the President of the Senate and has five members including the President. Committees are assigned after each election. What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Uniform Rules
Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the Community & Regional Affairs Committee is to consider "the programs and activities of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development that primarily relate to local government and government services or functions in the unorganized borough, and other matters relating to political subdivisions."
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Community & Regional Affairs Committee Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (2)||Republican members (3)|
|• Dennis Egan||• Peter Micciche, Chair|
|• Lyman Hoffman||• Cathy Giessel, Vice-chair|
|• Click Bishop|
|Community & Regional Affairs Committee Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (2)|
|• Donald Olson, Chair||• Linda Menard|
|• Johnny Ellis||• Thomas Wagoner|
|• Albert Kookesh|