The House of Representatives will now have committees that will focus on agribusiness and agricultural economy; energy and energy efficiency, which I will chair; juvenile justice; and mental health reform. Several committees will also focus on slightly different issues or have expanded responsibilities than in previous years, including: Commerce, Small Business, and Entrepreneurship; Federal Relations and Indian Affairs; Homeland Security, Military, and Veteran Affairs; and Ways and Means.
I will serve on the following committees: Energy and Energy Efficiency as Chair; Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources, Vice Chair; Environmental and Natural Resources, Vice Chair; Appropriations; Education; Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform; Judiciary I; and Public Utilities. I will also continue serving on Environmental Review Committee.
For a complete list of all House committees, go to:
www.ncleg.net/gascripts/Committees/Committees. asp?sAction=ViewCommitteeType&sActionDetails=House% 2oStanding.
Senate President Pro Tern Marc Basnight, D-Dare, recently announced the Senate committees, which will meet during the next two years. For a complete list of all Senate committees, go to:
www.ncleg.net/gascripts/Committees/Committees. asp?sAction=ViewCommitteeType&sActionDetails=Senate %2oStanding.