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Consumer and Human Resources Committee, Tennessee House of Representatives

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The Consumer and Human Resources Committee is a standing committee of the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Per Rule 6 of the House Rules, committees of the Tennessee House of Representatives are appointed by the Speaker of the House.[1] In each standing committee and for the Committee on Calendar and Rules, the Speaker of the House appoints one chair, one vice-chair, and one secretary. The Speaker considers the abilities, preferences, seniority of members, and the political party representation in the House when appointing committees and committee officers. Members are appointed to server on no more than two standing committees, exclusive of the Committee on Calendar and Rules.[1][2] The Speaker of the House and the Speaker Pro Tempore are voting members of each standing committee.[1][3]

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Function

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Bills referred to the Consumer and Employee Affairs Committee usually relate to workers and unemployment compensation; wages; consumer protection and consumer affairs issues; occupational standards, regulations and licensing; labor and industrial relations (child labor, health and safety, minimum wage, wages and hours, retirement and pensions), employment insurance, etc.[4]

Members

2013-2014

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

Consumer and Human Resources Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (7)
Joe Towns, Jr.Jimmy Eldridge, Chair
Johnnie TurnerMark Pody, Vice-chair
Mike TurnerGlen Casada
Susan Lynn
Steve McManus
Mark White
Rick Womick

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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