Transportation Committee, Virginia State Senate
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Virginia State Senate are assigned by the majority caucus. The caucus submits a nominations report for all committees that must be approved by a majority vote of the chamber. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
|“||A Committee on Transportation, 15 Senators, to consider matters concerning airports; airspaces; airways; the laws concerning motor vehicles relating to rules of the road or traffic regulations; heliports; highways; port facilities; public roads and streets; transportation safety; public waterways; railways; seaports; transportation companies or corporations; and transportation public utilities. Any matter relating to rules of the road or traffic regulations which include a change in a penalty shall be rereferred by the Committee to the Committee for Courts of Justice.||”|
- Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 18)
- Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 20(e))
- Virginia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 27, 2014(Rule 18(j))
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.