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Legislative Administration Committee, Montana House of Representatives

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The Legislative Administration Committee is a standing committee of the Montana House of Representatives. Its purpose is to to manage the administrative functions of the Legislative Branch.

Per House Rule 30-10, committees in the Montana House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House with input from the Minority Leader. The Speaker determines the number of members of each committee and names chairs and vice chairs. House standing committees have four classes: class one committees meet Monday through Friday; class two committees meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday; class three committees meet Tuesday and Thursday; and on call committees meet at the behest of the respective chairpersons.[1] The Speaker, Majority Leader and Minority Leader serve as non-voting ex officio members on all House committees for the purpose of establishing quorum.[2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: 2013 Rules -- House (dead link)


2015 legislative session

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

Legislative Administration Members, 2015
Democratic members (6)Republican members (7)
Edith McClafferty, Vice ChairJeffrey Welborn, Chair
Mary Ann DunwellChristy Clark, Vice Chair
Zac PerryJerry Bennett
Gordon PiersonMike Cuffe
Mitch TropilaAlan Doane
Susan WebberMike Lang
Daniel Zolnikov


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Legislative Administration Members, 2013
Democratic members (6)Republican members (7)
Carlie BolandJesse O'Hara, Chair
Virginia CourtAustin Knudsen, Vice Chair
Ellie HillChristy Clark
Carolyn Pease-LopezMike Cuffe
JP PomnichowskiCary Smith
Carolyn SquiresGordon Vance
Jeffrey Welborn



External links


  1. Montana Legislature, "2013 Rules -- House," accessed January 22, 2014 H30-10. House standing committees -- appointments -- classification.
  2. Montana Legislature, "2013 Rules -- House," accessed January 22, 2014 H30-30. Quorum -- officers as members.