Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee, Hawaii State Senate

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House Committees

The Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs, formed for the 2013-2014 legislative session, is a standing committee of the Hawaii State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Hawaii State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The purview of this committee includes those programs relating to public safety, corrections, the narcotics division, and the sheriffs division, military and veterans' affairs, space exploration and aerospace development, civil defense, disaster readiness, county and federal relations, state building code, and matters of concern to the counties.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

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

Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (1)
Will Espero, ChairSamuel Slom
Rosalyn Baker, Vice Chair
Brickwood Galuteria
Joshua Green

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 3-7)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 22-1)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 21-10)
  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.