Judiciary Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives

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The Judiciary Justice 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

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:
  • All matters relating to the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, District Courts, Family Courts, and Juvenile Courts, matters of the jurisdiction of said courts, matters relating to judges generally, including compensation, expenses, personnel, facilities and the like, except as pertains to retirement.
  • All matters relating to Municipal and Parish Courts, Mayor's Courts and Justice of the Peace Courts.
  • All matters relating to the Attorney General, District Attorneys and prosecutors in general, including compensation, expenses, personnel, facilities and the like.
  • Law enforcement generally, including matters relating to public safety.
  • Sheriffs generally except matters affecting the sheriffs as ex officio tax collectors.
  • Clerks of court and records of the Courts.
  • National guard, Code of Military Justice and the Adjutant General.
  • Civil defense and disaster protection.
  • State and local government boundary lines.
  • Holidays and celebrations.
  • Regulations and sale of intoxicating liquors.
  • Miscellaneous matters not covered by other standing committees.[4][5]

Membership

2012-2013

Republican Party Republicans (13)

Democratic Party Democrats (8)

2010-2011

Republican Party Republicans (10)

Democratic Party Democrats (8)

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