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Water, Land & Ocean Resources Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives (decommissioned)

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The Water, Land & Ocean Resources Committee is a former standing committee of the Hawaii House of Representatives. It was disbanded for the 2013-2014 session and succeeded by the Water & Land Committee and the Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Hawaii House of Representatives are assigned by party caucuses. Members of the majority caucus designate the chair, vice-chair and majority party members of the committee, while members of the minority caucus designates the minority members of the committee.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The Speaker and Vice Speaker serve as an ex officio member of each committee without the power to vote.[4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Membership

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

Water, Land & Ocean Resources Members, 2011
Democratic members (10)Republican members (2)
Jerry Chang, ChairCynthia Thielen
Sharon Har, Vice ChairGil Riviere
Ken Ito
Robert Herkes
Mele Carroll
Denny Coffman
Rida Cabanilla
Mark Nakashima
Derek Kawakami
Pono Chong


2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

See also

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Rule 11.2.1)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Rule 11.2.3)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Rule 11.2.3)