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Government Affairs Committee, Nevada State Assembly

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The Government Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Nevada State Assembly. Per Assembly Rule 40, the committee is made up of 14 members.[1]

Per Assembly Rule 41, standing committees of the Nevada State Assembly are appointed biennially by the Assembly Speaker.[2] The Speaker makes the appointments following the organization of the Assembly and the adoption of standing rules, which informs the Senate and Governor of Nevada that the chamber is ready to conduct business. Generally, minority membership is meant to be proportionate to that in the Assembly at-large, and is determined by minority caucuses and agreed to by the Speaker.[3] The Speaker may appoint alternate members for an appropriate length in the event of incapacitation.[4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Assembly Standing Rules

Function

The Assembly Committee on Government Affairs has jurisdiction over measures related to government, public affairs, and veterans issues.[5][6]

Members

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Government Affairs Members, 2015
Democratic members (6)Republican members (8)
Richard CarrilloJohn Ellison, Chair
Edgar FloresJohn Moore (Nevada), Vice-Chair
Amber JoinerVicki Dooling
Harvey MunfordShelly Shelton
Dina NealLynn Stewart
Ellen SpiegelGlenn Trowbridge
Stephen Silberkraus
Melissa Woodbury

2013-2014

2011-2012

2009-2010

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