Transportation and Energy Committee, Alabama State Senate

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The Energy and Natural Resources Committee is a standing committee of the Alabama State Senate.

Per Rule 47 of the Senate Rules, committees of the Alabama State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Assignments, consisting of the president pro tempore, lieutenant governor, senate majority leader and three additional members appointed by the president pro tempore.[1] The rules do not specify how often committees are assigned.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. The president of the Senate serves as an ex officio member of each committee, except specific Local Legislation Committees, with the power to vote. The president may appoint a senator who is not already on a committee to serve as his official substitute.[3]

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Function

The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to which committee shall be referred bills and other matters relating to oil, gas, and other energy matters. In addition, all bills relating to ports, harbors and docks and the preservation of Alabama’s natural resources for future generations. The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources shall not exceed 9 members.[4][5]

Membership

2011-2012

Republican Party Republicans (6)

Democratic Party Democrats (2)

2009-2010

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