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Joint Order Establishing the Joint Select Committee on Substance Abuse
HP 1579, as amended by Senate Amendment "A" (S-466)
Ordered, the Senate concurring, that pursuant to Joint Rule 351, the Joint Select Committee on Substance Abuse, referred to in this order as the "committee," is established and consists of 10 members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House and 3 members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate. The first Senate member named is the Senate chair. The first House member named is the House chair.
The committee shall review the issues related to substance abuse and recommend a means by which future legislatures can address these issues in a coordinated fashion.
Sponsored by: Representative E. Mitchell
Cosponsored by: Senator Lawrence