State and Local Government Committee, Maine State Legislature

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The State and Local Government Committee is a standing committee of the Maine Legislature.

Per the Joint Rules, committees of the Maine State Legislature are assigned by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House. The President appoints a committee's senate members, with the Speaker appointing the house members.[1][2] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[3] Each committee is composed of ten representatives and three senators.[4] Seven members constitute a quorum, though a committee may not vote without at least one senator present unless it receives authorization from the President.[5] Neither chamber's leader is recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Joint Rules

Function

The jurisdiction of this committee includes the following:"State contracts and fiscal procedures; state government organization; oversight of state officials, state employees and property; administrative procedures; boards and commissions; notaries public; capitol area planning; county and regional government; county budget process; Legislature; municipal and local government; and public services."[6]

Membership

2013-2014

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

State and Local Government Members, 2013
Democratic members (8)Republican members (5)
Colleen Lachowicz, ChairRonald Collins
Anne Graham, ChairH. David Cotta
Stan GerzofskySharri MacDonald
Andrea BolandAllen Nadeau
Teresea HayesJethro Pease
Brian Bolduc
Justin Chenette
Catherine Nadeau

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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