The Capitol Preservation Committee is a joint legislative service agency of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
Per the Senate and House Rules, joint committees of the Pennsylvania General Assembly are assigned by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker of the House. Vacancies in the joint committees are filled by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker.
See rules: Senate Resolution 3
See rules: House Resolution 1
||As an independent Commonwealth Committee, its purpose is implementing and directing programs to conserve and restore the Pennsylvania State Capitol and its contents — preserving and maintaining it for future generations.
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Capitol Preservation House Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (0)||Republican members (2)|
|• Paul Clymer, Chair|
|• Matthew Baker|
| Current members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|House Speaker: Mike Turzai (R) • House Majority Leader: Dave Reed (R) • House Minority Leader: Frank Dermody (D)|
|Democratic (83) • Republican (118) • Vacancy (2) • Pennsylvania House of Representatives • Pennsylvania State Senate|