Additional Senate Committees  

Select Committees  

Under the Senate Rules of Order, the President may create Select Committees for specific studies or purposes. He appoints and may remove the members thereof and designates the chairman. A select committee has the same powers, duties, and authorities and is subject to the same rules as standing committees during interims between sessions.

Statutory Committees  

Several agencies are established by statute within the legislative branch of state government. The membership, powers, duties, and functions of each agency is provided by law, resolution, and/or rule.


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