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Revenue and Taxation Committee, Arkansas State Senate

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The Revenue and Taxation Committee (also known as the Revenue and Tax Committee) is a standing committee of the Arkansas State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Arkansas State Senate are assigned by seniority. Starting with the most senior member, every senator chooses a committee. Once the most junior senator has choosen, everyone selects again in the same order. The President of the Senate then appoints additional senators to any committees with less than eight members.[1] If a replacement senator is elected by special election, the incoming senator assumes any committee responsibilities of the previous senator, but cannot serve as a Chairperson or Vice-Chairperson.[2] Committees are assigned at the start of each legislative session.[3] It is not stated what constitutes a committee's quorum. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

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Function

The Revenue and Taxation Committee has jurisdiction over "matters pertaining to the levy, increase, reduction, collection, enforcement and administration of taxes and other revenue-producing measures."[4]

Members

2013-2014

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

Revenue and Taxation Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (5)
Larry Teague, Vice ChairJake Files, Chair
David JohnsonMichael Lamoureux
Bruce MalochBill Sample
David Sanders
Bart Hester

2011-2012

2009-2010

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