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RESOLUTION AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

SENATE RESOLUTION

State of Vermont

Senate Chamber

Montpelier, Vermont

Senate Resolution


   By Senator Shumlin,

     S.R. 4.  Senate resolution relating to membership of Senate Committees.

Resolved by the Senate:

That Senate Rule 24 (relating to standing committee composition of the Agriculture; Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs; Government Operations; Judiciary; Natural Resources and Energy; and Transportation Committees) be amended as follows:

A committee on Agriculture, of five or six members, as determined by the Committee on Committees for each biennium, to whom shall be referred matters relating to agriculture.

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A committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs, of six five members, to whom shall be referred matters relating to economic development, commerce, and community development, including tourism and marketing, promotion of the arts, and film activities; matters relating to labor, including unemployment and workers' compensation insurance; matters relating to housing; matters relating to liquor and tobacco control; matters relating to lotteries; and all matters relating to subjects for which there is no other appropriate committee.

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A committee on Government Operations, of six five members, to whom shall be referred matters relating to the administration of government and justice; compensation of and retirement benefits for public officials and employees; suffrage; nominations and elections; municipal corporations; military affairs, including veterans and civil defense; and reapportionment.

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A committee on Judiciary, of six five members, to whom shall be referred matters relating to judicial and legal affairs.

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A committee on Natural Resources and Energy, of six five members, to whom shall be referred matters relating to the conservation, development and planning of the state's natural resources, including water quality, geology, forestry, parks and recreation and fish and wildlife; community and regional planning and development; and the conservation and planning of sources of energy.

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A committee on Transportation, of five or six members, as determined by the Committee on Committees for each biennium, to whom shall be referred matters relating to transportation facilities, including, principally, highways and bridges, and the regulation of traffic thereon and the licensing of the users thereof; and matters relating to aviation and railroads.

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PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE                                     

 

ATTESTED TO:

 

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David A. Gibson

Secretary of the Senate

DATE:_______________________



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