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House and Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The House and Governmental Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Louisiana House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] It is unclear when committees are assigned. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker and Speaker Pro Tempore serve as "ex officio" members of every committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects:
  • Affairs of the House.
  • Legislative rules and procedures.
  • Expenditures of funds by the Legislature.
  • Services of or for the House and/or its committees and members.
  • Assignment of space in state buildings, including space for legislative needs.
  • Rules or laws enacted to reorganize the Legislature or executive branches of government.
  • Intergovernmental relations between the state and the United States or other states.
  • The capitol building and all other buildings for general services at the state capital, including capitol parking.
  • Maintenance and care of capitol complex buildings.
  • Employees of the House.
  • Legislative Auditor.
  • Legislative Fiscal Officer.
  • Civil Service.
  • Creation of all legislative committees.
  • Elections, state political parties and their committees.
  • Registrars of voters and their records.
  • Governmental ethics.
  • Apportionment of elected officials and governing bodies.
  • Proposals for interim study by a committee, after initial consideration in committee of subject matter, if different from House and Governmental Affairs.[4]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (8)

Democratic Party Democrats (5)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (11)

Democratic Party Democrats (7)

Independent Independents (1)

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References