Energy Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Illinois House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House and Minority Leader. The Speaker appoints the Chair, Vice-chair and remaining majority members while the Minority Leader appoints the minority members. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: House Rules
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Energy Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (9)||Republican members (6)|
|• Cynthia Soto, Chair||• Michael W. Tryon|
|• Rita Mayfield, Vice-chair||• Adam Brown|
|• Edward J. Acevedo||• Mike Fortner|
|• Eddie Lee Jackson||• David Reis|
|• Christian Mitchell||• Wayne Rosenthal|
|• Michelle Mussman||• Pam Roth|
|• Brandon W. Phelps|
|• Mike Smiddy|
|• Kathleen Willis|