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The Military and Veterans Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Michigan House of Representatives. Per Standing House Rule 33(2), the committee is made up of 13 members.[1]

Per Rules 8 and 33 of the Standing House Rules, committees of the Michigan House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House, except when otherwise ordered by the House.[2] Committees are appointed at the beginning of each two-year legislative session. The first person named to a committee is to serve as its chair, with the second serving as vice chair. In the absence of both, the first majority member appointed after them is to serve as acting chair.[3] All committees operate under Rule 34, known as the Uniform Committee Rules.[4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Standing Rules of the House of Representatives in Accordance with the Michigan Constitution Article IV, Section 16


"The rules of the Senate and House do not describe the jurisdiction of the individual standing committees except that all Senate bills involving an appropriation must be referred either directly to the appropriations committee or to an appropriate standing committee and then to the appropriations committee. Traditionally, the assignment of bills follows topical lines.

[The] primary function of the standing committees is to consider legislation....[5][6]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Military and Veterans Affairs Members, 2013
Democratic members (6)Republican members (7)
Harvey Santana, Vice-chairJim Stamas, Chair
George DaranyRay Franz, Vice-chair
Dian SlavensGail Haines
Brian BanksKenneth Kurtz
Henry YanezTom Hooker
Robert KosowskiDale Zorn
Joseph Graves

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