Ways and Means Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Ways and Means 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


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:
  • Taxes and the raising of revenue.
  • Bonds and the bonding of revenue.
  • Issuance, payment or retirement of bonds.
  • Evidences of indebtedness.
  • State revenues, generally.
  • Revenue collection.
  • Assessors, their offices, salaries, expenses, compensation, and the like.
  • Parish tax collectors, their offices, salaries, experiences, compensation and the like.
  • Comprehensive state capital budget, prior to consideration by the Committee on Appropriations in accordance with House Rule 6.8(C).[4][5]



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