State Affairs Committee, Alaska House of Representatives
House of Representatives
Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the Speaker of the House and has five members including the Speaker. Committees are assigned after each election. What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Uniform Rules
Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the State Affairs Committee is to consider "programs and activities of the Office of the Governor and the Departments of Administration, Military and Veterans' Affairs, Corrections, and Public Safety, and programs and activities of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities relating to public facilities."
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Community & Regional Affairs Committee Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (1)||Republican members (6)|
|• Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins||• Bob Lynn, Chair|
|• Wes Keller, Vice-chair|
|• Lynn Gattis|
|• Shelley Hughes|
|• Doug Isaacson|
|• Charisse Millett|
|Community & Regional Affairs Committee Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (2)||Republican members (5)|
|• Max Gruenberg||• Bob Lynn, Chair|
|• Pete Petersen||• Wes Keller, Vice-chair|
|• Kyle Johansen|
|• Paul Seaton|
|• Peggy Wilson|