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Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Kentucky House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules


This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be military affairs and civil defense; national guard; veterans; retention of military bases; veterans’ rights, benefits, and education; veterans’ nursing homes; military memorials and cemeteries; fire prevention and protection; foods, drugs, and poisons; pure foods and drugs; trailer park regulations; hotel and restaurant regulations as they pertain topublic health; sanitation plants; garbage and refuse disposal.[3]



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

Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety Members, 2013
Democratic members (18)Republican members (12)
Tanya Pullin, ChairMyron Dossett, Vice-chair
Jeff Greer, Vice-chairDavid Floyd, Vice-chair
John Tilley, Vice-chairRobert J. Benvenuti III.
Johnny BellRegina Bunch
Thomas BurchDwight Butler
Denver "Denny" ButlerTim Couch
Lawrence ClarkRonald Crimm
Leslie CombsKenny Imes
Will CourseyDonna Mayfield
Robert DamronTim Moore
James Glenn, Jr.Ben Waide
Martha KingRussell Webber
Jimmie Lee
Terry Mills
Rick Nelson
Thomas Riner
Carl Rollins, II
Rita Smart


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


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

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