Environment 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.
|Environment Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (10)||Republican members (7)|
|• Emily McAsey, Chair||• Michael W. Tryon|
|• Carol Sente, Vice-chair||• Brad Halbrook|
|• Robyn Gabel||• Dwight D. Kay|
|• Greg Harris||• David McSweeney|
|• Naomi D. Jakobsson||• Charles E. Meier|
|• Deb Mell||• Bill Mitchell|
|• Elaine Nekritz||• Thomas R. Morrison|
|• Brandon W. Phelps|
|• Patrick J. Verschoore|
|• Michael Zalewski|