State Affairs Committee, Alaska House of Representatives

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The State Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Alaska House of Representatives.

Per the Uniform Rules, committees of the Alaska House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. The Committee on Committees is appointed by the Speaker of the House and has five members including the Speaker. Committees are assigned after each election.[1] What constitutes a quorum for committees is not defined. The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Uniform Rules


Per Uniform Rule 20-a, the State Affairs Committee is to consider "programs and activities of the Office of the Governor and the Departments of Administration, Military and Veterans' Affairs, Corrections, and Public Safety, and programs and activities of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities relating to public facilities."[2]



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

Community & Regional Affairs Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (1)Republican members (6)
Jonathan Kreiss-TomkinsBob Lynn, Chair
Wes Keller, Vice-chair
Lynn Gattis
Shelley Hughes
Doug Isaacson
Charisse Millett

2011-2012 members

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