Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining Committee, Nevada State Assembly

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The Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining Committee is a standing committee of the Nevada State Assembly. Per Assembly Rule 40, the committee is made up of 11 members.[1]

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Per Assembly Rule 41, standing committees of the Nevada State Assembly are appointed biennially by the Assembly Speaker.[2] The Speaker makes the appointments following the organization of the Assembly and the adoption of standing rules, which informs the Senate and Governor of Nevada that the chamber is ready to conduct business. Generally, minority membership is meant to be proportionate to that in the Assembly at-large, and is determined by minority caucuses and agreed to by the Speaker.[3] The Speaker may appoint alternate members for an appropriate length in the event of incapacitation.[4]

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The Assembly Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining has jurisdiction over measures affecting natural resources, agriculture, and mining policy.[5][6]


2015 legislative session

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

Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (8)
Nelson AraujoRobin Titus, Chair
Maggie CarltonJim Wheeler, Vice-Chair
Richard CarrilloVicki Dooling
Heidi SwankChris Edwards (Nevada)
John Ellison
David M. Gardner
Ira Hansen
James Oscarson




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