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Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee, Kentucky State Senate

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The Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Kentucky State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters relating to veterans, including veterans’ rights, benefits and education; veterans’ nursing homes; military affairs and civil defense; national guard; retention of military bases; safety of citizens and security of public buildings and property; military memorials and cemeteries.[4][5]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Members, 2013
Democratic members (5)Republican members (6)
Perry ClarkJimmy Higdon, Chair
Denise AngelWhitney Westerfield, Vice-chair
Chris McDanielCarroll Gibson
Dennis ParrettErnie Harris
Kathy SteinAlbert Robinson
Mike Wilson

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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