Public Safety Committee, Arizona State Senate
The Public Safety Committee (known as the Public Safety and Human Services Committee before 2013, when the Health and Human Services Committee was formed) is a standing committee of the Arizona State Senate.
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Arizona State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of members of a committee constitutes quorum. The President is appointed as an "ex officio" member of every committee but cannot vote except on the committees that he or she chairs. The President may also vote if he or she is an appointed member of the Rules Committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Public Safety Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (4)|
|• Ed Ableser||• Chester Crandell, Chair|
|• Barbara McGuire||• Gail Griffin|
|• Lynne Pancrazi||• Al Melvin, Vice Chair|
|• Don Shooter|
|Public Safety and Human Services Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (2)||Republican members (4)|
|• Leah Landrum-Taylor||• Linda Gray, Chair|
|• Linda Lopez||• Rick Murphy, Vice Chair|
|• Nancy Barto|
|• Rich Crandall|
|Public Safety and Human Services Members, 2009|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (3)|
|• Manuel Alvarez||• Linda Gray, Chair|
|• Leah Landrum-Taylor||• Al Melvin|
|• Rebecca Rios||• Jay Tibshraeny|
- Arizona State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-I)
- Information submitted by Arizona Legislature's Webmaster via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 21.
- Arizona State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 7-B-7)