Education Committee, Washington House of Representatives

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The Education Committee is a standing committee of the Washington House of Representatives.

Per Rule 23 of the House Rules, committee members of the House of Representatives are selected by the caucus of each party.[1] The chairs of the committees are selected by the majority party caucus.[1] The standing committees of the house have the powers of subpoena, to administer oaths, and to issue commissions for the examination of witnesses. [2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

The House Education Committee considers issues relating to kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) education.

(Please note: This is a general description of issue areas considered by committees; not a definitive or exhaustive listing. It is provided solely to assist the public in understanding the general roles of House committees.)[3][4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Education Members, 2013
Democratic members (12)Republican members (9)
Sharon Tomiko Santos, ChairCathy Dahlquist
Monica Stonier, Vice-chairChad Magendanz
Steve BergquistSusan Fagan
Kathy HaighMark Hargrove
Sam HuntBrad Hawkins
Kristine LyttonDave Hayes
Marcie MaxwellBrad Klippert
John McCoyKevin Parker
Tina OrwallLiz Pike
Gerry Pollet
Larry Seaquist
Judy Warnick

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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