The members of the 90TH General Assembly convened on Friday, November 7th to begin the process of committee assignments. More committee assignments will be coming over the next few months, my committees so far are as follows:
House Judiciary Committee: This committee reviews matters pertaining to state and local courts, court clerks, stenographers, other employees of the courts, civil and criminal procedures, probate matters, civil and criminal laws, similar matters, and resolutions germane to the subject matter of the committee. (House Rules 62.2) (A.C.A. 10-3-203)
I will serve as Chair of the Corrections & Criminal Law Subcommittee.
House Insurance & Commerce Committee: This committee reviews matters pertaining to banks and banking, savings and loan associations, stocks, bonds, other securities, securities dealers, insurance, public utilities, partnerships and corporations, home mortgage financing and housing, similar legislation and resolutions germane to the subject matter of the committee. (House Rules 62.9) (A.C.A. 10-3-203)
I will serve on the Utilities Subcommittee
Arkansas Legislative Council: (Alternate) The Legislative Council is the supervisory committee for the Bureau of Legislative Research, and the council coordinates the activities of the various interim committees and through the various committees provides legislative oversight of the executive branch of government. (A.C.A. 10-3-301)
Joint Energy Committee: The committee makes continuing studies of energy resources and problems, either initiated by the committee or referred to it by either house of the General Assembly. The committee exercises leadership in energy-related areas that relate to the conservation, development, and use of energy resources. The committee cooperates with the Governor, and the federal government, including participation in regional and national meetings and seminars of state and federal officials in the exchange of information and data on energy resources, supplies, reserves and in the conservation, storage, and use of energy, including the disposal of energy waste and by-products. (A.C.A. 10-3-820)