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124th Maine Legislature
Joint Rules

Adopted December 3, 2008

Part 3

Legislative Committees

Subpart C
Legislative Oversight of Government Agencies and Programs

Rule 371. Government Oversight Committee.


The Government Oversight Committee, referred to in this Rule as "the committee," is established. The committee consists of 6 members of the Senate and 6 members of the House of Representatives and must be evenly divided between the 2 largest political parties represented in each chamber. The President of the Senate shall appoint 6 Senators, 3 from the political party holding the majority of seats in the Senate and 3 from the political party holding the majority of the remainder of the seats in the Senate. The first-named Senator is the Senate chair. The Speaker shall appoint 6 members, 3 from the political party holding the majority of seats in the House and 3 from the political party holding the majority of the remainder of the seats in the House. The first-named member of the House is the House chair.

 

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