Environment 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.
|Environment Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (6)||Republican members (4)|
|• Linda Holmes, Chairperson||• Dan Duffy, Minority Spokesperson|
|• Heather Steans, Vice-Chairperson||• Bill Brady|
|• Daniel Biss||• Jim Oberweis|
|• Melinda Bush||• Dave Syverson|
|• Pat McGuire|
|• Julie Morrison|
- Subcommittee on Special Issues (SN)
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.
|Environment Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (4)|
|• Ira Silverstein, Chair||• Sue Rezin, Minority Spokesperson|
|• Heather Steans, Vice Chair||• Carole Pankau|
|• Annazette Collins||• Bill Brady|
|• Maggie Crotty||• Darin LaHood|
|• Arthur Wilhelmi|