Appropriations I Committee, Illinois State Senate
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Illinois State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate and Minority Leader. The President appoints the Chair, Vice-chair and remaining majority members while the Minority Leader appoints the minority members. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Appropriations I Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (8)||Republican members (4)|
|• Heather Steans, Chairperson||• Matt Murphy, Minority Spokesperson|
|• Daniel Kotowski, Vice-Chairperson||• Michael Connelly|
|• William Delgado||• Jim Oberweis|
|• Mattie Hunter||• Dale Righter|
|• Andy Manar|
|• Julie Morrison|
|• Donne Trotter|
|• Patricia Van Pelt Watkins|
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.
|Appropriations I Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (7)||Republican members (5)|
|• Heather Steans, Chair||• Matt Murphy, Minority Spokesperson|
|• Dan Kotowski, Vice Chair||• Chris Lauzen|
|• Donne Trotter||• Dan Duffy|
|• Mike Jacobs||• Dave Syverson|
|• Jeffrey Schoenberg||• Ron Sandack|
|• Mattie Hunter|
|• William Delgado|