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Government Operations Committee, Vermont House of Representatives

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The Government Operations Committee is a standing committee of the Vermont House of Representatives.

Per Section 6 of the House Rules, committees of the Vermont House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] The first and secondly named members of each committee are the chair and the vice-chair, respectively. Each committee appoints a clerk from its members at the first meeting.[2] The chair of each committee is responsible for calling meetings, and the clerk keeps a record of attendance to be delivered to the Secretary of State at the end of each session.[3][4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Rules and Orders of the House of Representatives

Function

To consider matters relating to organization, oversight and conduct of state government, compensation of state officials and employees, pensions, law enforcement, public safety, reapportionment, municipal corporations, suffrage, nominations, elections and the election of members; local, county, and regional government structures; relations between state and local governments; open meeting issues, public records issues and the state's information technology systems policies.[5][6]

Members

2015 legislative session

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

Government Operations Members, 2015
Democratic members (6)Republican members (5)
Donna Sweaney, ChairDennis Devereux, Ranking member
Debbie Evans, Vice-ChairMark Higley
Linda Martin, ClerkRonald Hubert
Joanna ColeRob LaClair
Sarah Copeland-HanzasPatti Lewis
Maida Townsend

2013-2014

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

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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