Health & Social Services Committee, Alaska State Senate
|Alaska State Senate|
Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the President of the Senate and has five members including the President. Committees are assigned after each election. What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Uniform Rules
Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the Health & Social Services Committee is to consider "the programs and activities of the Department of Health and Social Services."
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Health & Social Services Committee Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (1)||Republican members (4)|
|• Johnny Ellis||• Bert Stedman, Co-chair|
|• Peter Micciche, Vice-chair|
|• Kevin Meyer|
|• Pete Kelly|
|Health & Social Services Committee Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (2)|
|• Bettye Davis, Chair||• Fred Dyson|
|• Dennis Egan||• Kevin Meyer|
|• Johnny Ellis|