Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Natural Resources and Environment Justice Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Louisiana House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] It is unclear when committees are assigned. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker and Speaker Pro Tempore serve as "ex officio" members of every committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects:
  • Natural resources generally.
  • Conservation.
  • Environmental control and regulation generally.
  • Land pollution.
  • Pollution of air, water, and land and environmental control generally.
  • Air quality.
  • Wildlife and fisheries.
  • Mines and minerals.
  • Hunting, fishing, and recreational boating.
  • Public lands.
  • Mineral resources of the public lands.
  • Public and geological surveys.
  • Laws regulating minerals and mining.
  • Tidelands.
  • Accretion, alluvion, and dereliction of public and private lands.
  • Owners of minerals and mineral lands.
  • Materials or substances which travel through pipelines.
  • Hazardous waste regulation.
  • Solid waste regulation.
  • Laws regulating clean water, drinking water, and ground water.[4][5]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (13)

Democratic Party Democrats (8)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (9)

Democratic Party Democrats (8)

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