Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee, New Jersey General Assembly

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The Military and Veterans' Affairs 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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