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Economic Development Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Economic Development Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Kentucky House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] 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

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters pertaining to commerce, industry, and economic and industrial development not specifically assigned to another committee; economic development planning, international trade and investment; investment companies and industrial loan corporations as they relate to economic and industrial development; recruitment of business and industry; small business matters relative to economic and industrial development; financing of business and industrial development; business regulatory matters, including the Uniform Commercial Code, relative to economic and industrial development; worker training; technology development and application; chambers of commerce; convention centers and publicly owned exhibition and parking facilities; arts and arts exhibition facilities; state, interstate, and national parks and historic sites; travel promotion and advertising.[3][4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Economic Development Members, 2013
Democratic members (11)Republican members (8)
Ruth Palumbo, ChairJulie Adams, Vice-chair
Dennis Keene, Vice-chairRussell Webber, Vice-chair
Lynn BechlerJim DeCesare
Mitchel Denham, Jr.Bob DeWeese
Jeffery M. DonohueRichard Heath
Dennis HorlanderThomas Kerr
Terry MillsKim King
John ShortAdam Koenig
Arnold Simpson
Wilson Stone
Tommy Thompson

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.

External links

References

  1. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 39)
  2. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 2)
  3. Kentucky State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Section 40-4)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.