Finance Committee, Virginia State Senate

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The Finance Committee of the Virginia State Senate has fifteen members.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Virginia State Senate are assigned by the majority caucus. The caucus submits a nominations report for all committees that must be approved by a majority vote of the chamber. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

A Committee on Finance, 15 Senators, to consider matters concerning auditing; bills and resolutions for appropriations; the budget of the Commonwealth; claims; general and special revenues of the Commonwealth; all taxation and all matters concerning the expenditure of funds of the Commonwealth.[3][4]

Membership

2014-2015

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2014 legislative session.

Finance Committee Members, 2014
Democratic members (5)Republican members (10)
Charles Colgan, Co-ChairWalter Stosch, Co-Chair
Janet HowellThomas Norment
Dick SaslawEmmett Hanger
Henry MarshJohn Watkins
Louise LucasStephen Newman
Frank Ruff
Frank Wagner
Ryan McDougle
Jill Vogel
Bill Carrico

2012-2013

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2012 legislative session.

2010-2011

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2010 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 18)
  2. Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 20(e))
  3. Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 18(e))
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.