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Per General Assembly Rule 10.5, each standing reference committee within its subject area has the following six duties:<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/legislativepub/Rules/AsmRules.pdf ''New Jersey State Legislature'', "Rules of the General Assembly 2012," accessed January 16, 2014](Section 10.5)</ref>
(1) evaluate bills and resolutions referred to the committee;
(2) evaluate whether laws and programs passed by the legislature were implemented correctly;
(3) review all documents and data pertaining to the operation, administration and implementation of laws and programs;
(4) hold public hearings on the relevant subject area of the committee;
(5) issue reports; and
(6) perform any other duties that the [[Speaker of the House]] or the General Assembly requires.
==Membership 2010-2012==
==Membership 2010-2012==
*[[Patrick Diegnan, Jr.]] ''Chair''
*[[Patrick Diegnan, Jr.]] ''Chair''

Revision as of 18:08, 17 January 2014

New Jersey
General Assembly
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Assembly Committees

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Bi-Partisan Leadership
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Consumer AffairsEducation
Environment and Solid Waste
Financial Institutions and InsuranceHealth and Senior Services
Higher EducationHomeland Security and State Preparedness
Housing and Community DevelopmentHuman ServicesJudiciary
LaborLaw and Public Safety
Military and Veterans' AffairsRegulated Professions
Regulatory Oversight
State and Local GovernmentTelecommunications and Utilities
Tourism, Gaming and the Arts
Transportation and Independent Authorities
Women and Children

Joint Committees
Senate Committees

The Education Committee is a standing committee of the New Jersey General Assembly.

Per Section 10.1 of the General Assembly Rules, committees of the New Jersey General Assembly are appointed by the Speaker of the House. Assembly members are appointed to standing committees at the commencement of every annual session.[1] The Speaker of the House shall appoint a chair and vice-chair of each standing committee.[2] The Speaker, Majority Leader and the Minority Leader shall be ex-officio members of all standing reference committees, but have no voting rights.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Rules of the General Assembly 2012


Each standing reference committee, within its subject area, is authorized to: (a). consider and report bills and resolutions referred to it. Bills and resolutions may be reported to the General Assembly with or without amendments, or by committee substitute; (b). determine whether laws and programs are effective and implemented in accordance with the intent of the Legislature by – (1) conducting investigations and studies of public entities responsible for the application, administration and execution of the laws and programs; (2) meeting with public officials and citizens responsible for or involved with the application, administration and execution of the laws and programs; (3) reviewing books, papers, documents, records and other data pertaining to the application, administration and execution of laws and programs; (4) holding public hearings; (5) issuing reports; and 6) making recommendations to the General Assembly as the committee deems appropriate; and (c). perform other duties as the Speaker or the General Assembly may direct.[4][5]

Membership 2010-2012

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