Transportation Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Transportation Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Kentucky House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters relating to airports and aviation; boats and boating; licensing of motor vehicles; operators and trailers; financial responsibility law; nonresident motorists; motor vehicle sales; railroad rates, service and operating regulations; motor carriers; matters pertaining to the construction and maintenance of the state highway system; the Transportation Cabinet; state aid for local roads and streets; the state police; the Federal Highway Safety Law; turnpike authority; state and federal highways; limited access facilities; use of road bond monies; automobile recyclers; highway beautification; bridges, tunnels and ferries; traffic regulations; vehicle equipment and storage; driver training schools.[3][4]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Transportation Members, 2013
Democratic members (17)Republican members (14)
Hubert Collins, ChairMarie Rader, Vice-chair
Leslie Combs, Vice-chairDiane St. Onge, Vice-chair
Charles Miller, Vice-chairKevin Bratcher
John Arnold, Jr.Tim Couch
Denver "Denny" ButlerJim DeCesare
Will CourseyDavid Floyd
Keith HallGary Wayne Herald
Richard HendersonKenny Imes
Jimmie LeeDonna Mayfield
Terry MillsSal Santoro
Rick NelsonArnold Simpson
Tanya PullinJim Stewart, III
Steven RiggsThomas Turner
John ShortAddia Wuchner
John Stacy
Fitz Steele
David Watkins

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 39)
  2. Kentucky State Legislature, "Rules Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Rule 2)
  3. Kentucky State Legislature, "House Rules," accessed January 23, 2014(Section 40-15)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.