Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee, West Virginia House of Delegates

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The Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee is a standing committee of the West Virginia House of Delegates.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the West Virginia House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker serves as an "ex officio" member and chair of the Rules Committee.[3]

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2015 legislative session

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

Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Members, 2015
Democratic members (9)Republican members (16)
Peggy Donaldson Smith, Minority Chair, Homeland Security David Evans, Chair, Homeland Security
Linda Longstreth, Minority Chair, Veterans AffairsJoshua Nelson, Chair, Veterans Affairs
Mike Pushkin, Minority Vice-Chair, Homeland SecurityPat McGeehan, Vice-Chair, Homeland Security
Sean Hornbuckle, Minority Vice-Chair, Veterans Affairs Roy Cooper, Vice-Chair, Veterans Affairs
Andrew ByrdRuth Rowan
Dana L. Lynch Bob Ashley
Mike FerroKaren "Lynne" Arvon
Barbara FleischauerGeoff Foster
Patsy Trecost IIGary Howell
Lynwood Ireland
Cindy Frich
John R. Kelly
Kayla Kessinger
Jill Upson
Danny Wagner
Ryan Weld




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