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State Affairs Committee, Alaska State Senate

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The State Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Alaska State Senate.

Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the President of the Senate and has five members including the President. Committees are assigned after each election.[1] What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Uniform Rules

Function

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."[2]

Membership

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

State Affairs Members, 2015
Democratic members (1)Republican members (4)
Bill WielechowskiBill Stoltze, Chair
John B. Coghill, Vice-chair
Charlie Huggins
Lesil McGuire

2013-2014

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

2011

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

2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2010 legislative session.

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