Senate interim committee assignments released

Committees will develop policy ahead of 2018 short legislative session

Christine T. Nguyen—The North State Journal
Senate President pro tem Phil Berger calls the N.C. Senate into session at the General Assembly.

RALEIGH – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) announced Senate oversight committee assignments for the interim. Most committees will meet once per month, or less, until the General Assembly returns for the 2018 short session.

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources: B. Jackson (Chair), Bryant, Cook, Sanderson, Wade, Wells

Joint Legislative Economic Development and Global Engagement Oversight Committee: Brown (Chair), Edwards, Gunn, B. Jackson, Lowe, McKissick, Meredith, Rabon, Smith-Ingram, Tucker, Wade

Joint Legislative Task Force on Education Finance Reform: Lee (Chair), Ballard, Barefoot, Brown, Curtis, Foushee, Harrington, Sanderson, Tillman

Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee: Barefoot (Chair), Barringer, Curtis, Horner, Krawiec, Lee, Rabin, Robinson, Smith-Ingram, Tillman, Waddell

Joint Legislative Elections Oversight Committee: Hise (Chair), Bishop, Blue, Bryant, Lee, Newton, Rabon, Wade, Woodard

Joint Legislative Emergency Management Oversight Committee: Rabin (Chair), Alexander, Britt, Sanderson, Tarte, Van Duyn

Joint Legislative Commission on Energy Policy: Newton (Chair), Bishop, Tarte, Tillman, Waddell

Environmental Review Commission: Wade (Chair), Cook (Ex-Officio), Sanderson (Ex-Officio), Bishop, Bryant, B. Jackson, Smith-Ingram, Wells

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government: Alexander (Chair), Barringer, D. Davis, Horner, Tarte, Woodard

Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations: Berger (Chair), Brown (Ex-Officio), Pate (Ex-Officio), Barefoot, Blue, Clark, Cook, Daniel, D. Davis, J. Davis, Ford, Gunn, Harrington, Hise, B. Jackson, Krawiec, McKissick, Meredith, Rabon, Randleman, Sanderson, Tucker, Tillman, Wade

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services: Pate (Chair), Bishop, Curtis, J. Davis, Foushee, Hise, Krawiec, Robinson, Tarte, Tucker, Woodard

Joint Select Study Committee on Judicial Funding: Berger (Chair), Daniel, B. Jackson, McKissick, Randleman

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety: Randleman (Chair), Barringer, Britt, Brown, Bryant, Daniel, J. Davis, J. Jackson, Lee, Sanderson, Van Duyn

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Medicaid and N.C. Health Choice: Hise (Chair), Bishop, Foushee, Krawiec, Pate, Robinson, Tucker