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Finance Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives

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The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Hawaii House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Hawaii House of Representatives are assigned by party caucuses. Members of the majority caucus designate the chair, vice-chair and majority party members of the committee, while members of the minority caucus designates the minority members of the committee.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The Speaker and Vice Speaker serve as an ex officio member of each committee without the power to vote.[4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

Committee on Finance, whose scope shall be those programs relating to overall State financing policies, including taxation and other revenues, cash and debt management, and statewide implementation of planning, programming, budgeting, and evaluation.[5][6]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Finance Members, 2013
Democratic members (14)Republican members (2)
Sylvia Luke, ChairBeth Fukumoto
Scott Nishimoto, Vice ChairGene Ward
Ty Cullen
Mark Hashem
Kaniela Ing
Jo Jordan
Bert Kobayashi
Nicole Lowen
Daynette Morikawa
Richard Onishi
Gregg Takayama
James Tokioka
Justin Woodson
Kyle Yamashita

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Rule 11.2.1)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Rule 11.2.3)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Rule 11.2.3)
  5. Hawaii State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 21, 2014(Section 12-18)
  6. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.