Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Natural Resources and Environment 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

Function

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters pertaining to forestry; mining; fish and wildlife resources; soil and water conservation; flood control and water usage; drainage and irrigation; geology and water resources; waterways and dams; oil, gas and salt water wells; state and national parks; drainage districts; water pollution; air pollution; management of waste; protection of the environment; Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet.[3][4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Natural Resources and Environment Members, 2013
Democratic members (8)Republican members (6)
Jim Gooch, Jr., ChairTim Couch, Vice-chair
Keith Hall, Vice-chairJim Stewart, III, Vice-chair
Fitz Steele, Vice-chairStan Lee
Hubert CollinsTim Moore
Reginald MeeksMarie Rader
John ShortJill York
Kevin Sinnette
John Stacy

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

External links

References

  1. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 39)
  2. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 2)
  3. Kentucky State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Section 40-12)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.