Transportation, Highways and Public Works Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Transportation, Highways and Public Works Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Louisiana House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] It is unclear when committees are assigned. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker and Speaker Pro Tempore serve as "ex officio" members of every committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects:
  • Transportation, Highways and Public Works in general.
  • Highways, roads, and bridges.
  • Railroads.
  • Air, bus, and vehicular transportation.
  • Rules and regulations for highway, railroad, and air use.
  • Common carriers, except by water.
  • Pipelines, except the substances or materials which travel through the pipelines.
  • Motor vehicle regulation.
  • Public works.
  • Flood and drainage projects, including levee districts and multiparish drainage projects.
  • Construction, improvement, and maintenance of waterways, lakes, and streams.
  • Facilities in connection with lakes, waterways, and streams.
  • Water conservation districts.
  • Advertisement and letting of public contracts to the lowest responsible bidder relative to the Public Bid Law as provided in R.S. 38:2212.[4][5]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (8)

Independent Independents (2)

Democratic Party Democrats (11)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (7)

Democratic Party Democrats (12)

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