Health and Human Services Policy Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives (decommissioned)
Per Rule 6.01 of the House Rules, standing committees of the Minnesota House of Representatives are appointed by the Speaker of the House. Committees are appointed at the beginning of each biennial session. Up to 30 days prior to the session, the Speaker-designate is to submit a list of proposed standing committees and divisions to all minority caucuses. Up to 15 days before the session's start, the Minority Leader may submit proposed minority assignments to the Speaker-designate, who must comply in keeping with attaining proportionate representation. With the exception of the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, one may not serve as chair of a committee or another with a similar jurisdiction for longer than three consecutive two-year sessions.
See rules: Permanent Rules of the House 2013 - 2014
|“||The committee holds public hearings on bills to put each bill into its best form. During the bill's hearing, the committee can take testimony from the bill's sponsors, the general public and experts in the areas the bill affects.
The committee has several courses of action it can take:
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Health and Human Services Policy Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (11)||Republican members (8)|
|• Tina Liebling, Chair||• Tara Mack|
|• Rena Moran, Vice-chair||• Jim Abeler|
|• Susan Allen||• Tony Albright|
|• John Benson||• Mary Franson|
|• Patti Fritz||• Glenn Gruenhagen|
|• Thomas Huntley||• Kathy Lohmer|
|• Diane Loeffler||• Joe Schomacker|
|• Will Morgan||• Nick Zerwas|
|• Joe Mullery|
|• Dan Schoen|
|• Joann Ward|
- Minnesota House of Representatives, "Permanent Rules of the House 2013-2014," February 11, 2013. accessed January 29, 2014 Rule 6.01
- Minnesota House of Representatives, "Permanent Rules of the House 2013-2014," February 11, 2013. accessed January 29, 2014 Rule 6.02
- Minnesota House of Representatives, "Committees," July 9, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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