Speaker Jase Bolger announces House committee assignments

Lansing – Speaker Jase Bolger today announced the committee assignments for the 97th Legislature in the state House. "Our commitment continues to have a vibrant committee process with chairs that are empowered to fully dig into issues to solve problems for the hard-working men and women of Michigan," said Bolger, R-Marshall. The committee assignments were made after weeks of study and deliberation by the Committee on Committees, chaired by Rep. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, and working together with House Minority Leader Tim Greimel. "We've brought Michigan a long way in the past two years but we have much more to do," Bolger said. "Many members I spoke with were anxious to receive their committee assignments so they could get to work getting Michigan back to work." The committee assignments are: Standing Committees -Agriculture: Reps. Kevin Daley, R-Lum (C); Cindy Denby, R-Handy Twp. (VC); Ben Glardon, ROwosso; Joel Johnson, R-Clare; Andrea LaFontaine, R-Columbus Twp.; Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan; Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes; Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City; Roger Victory, R-Hudsonville; Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway; Dave Pagel, R-Oronoko Twp., Charles Brunner, D-Bay City (Minority VC); Charles Smiley, D-Burton; Marcia Hovey-Wright, D-Muskegon; Jim Ananich, D-Flint; Bill LaVoy, DMonroe, Doug Geiss, D-Taylor Appropriations: Reps. Joe Haveman, R-Holland (C), Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville (VC); Eileen Kowall, R-White Lake; Matt Lori, R-Constantine; Bill Rogers, R-Brighton; John Walsh, R-Livonia; Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo; Anthony Forlini, R-Harrison Twp.; Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford; Greg MacMaster, R-Kewadin; Nancy Jenkins, R-Clayton; Paul Muxlow, R-Brown City; Earl Poleski, R-Jackson; Phil Potvin, R-Cadillac; Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills; Martin Howrylak, R-Troy; Rob VerHeulen, R-Walker; Rashida Tlaib, D-Detroit (MVC); Terry Brown, D-Pigeon; Fred Durhal Jr., D-Detroit; Sean McCann, D-Kalamazoo; Brandon Dillon, D-Grand Rapids; Sarah Roberts, D-St. Clair Shores; Andrew Kandrevas, D-Southgate; Pam Faris, D-Clio; Adam Zemke, D-Ann Arbor; Sam Singh, D-East Lansing Commerce: Reps. Frank Foster, R-Pellston (C); Dale Zorn, Ida (VC); Gail Haines, R-Waterford; Wayne Schmidt; R-Traverse City; Jeff Farrington, R-Utica; Ben Glardon, R-Owosso; Joel Johnson, R-Clare; Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton; Pat Somerville, R-New Boston; Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes; Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw; Tom Leonard, R-Dewitt Twp.; Jon Switalski, D-Warren (MVC); Vicki Barnett, DFarmington Hills; Jim Townsend, D-Royal Oak; Harvey Santana, D-Detroit; Stacey Erwin Oakes, DSaginaw; Gretchen Driskell, D-Saline; Henry Yanez, D-Sterling Heights

Criminal Justice (new this year): Reps. Kurt Heise, R-Plymouth (C); Joe Graves, R-Argentine Twp. (VC); Ken Kurtz, R-Coldwater; Mike Callton, R-Nashville; Ed McBroom; Margaret O'Brien, RPortage; Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Twp.; Oakes (MVC); Rose Mary Robinson, D-Detroit; John Olumba, D-Detroit; John Kivela, D-Marquette Education: Reps. Lisa Lyons, R-Alto (C), Ray Franz, R-Onekama (VC); Hugh Crawford, R-Novi; Daley; Bob Genetski, R-Saugatuck; Pete Lund, R-Shelby Twp.; Tom McMillin; R-Rochester Hills; Tom Hooker, R-Byron Center; Brad Jacobsen, R-Oxford; Amanda Price, R-Park Twp.; Ken Yonker, R-Caledonia; Ellen Cogen Lipton, D-Huntington Woods (MVC); David Knezek Jr., D-Dearborn Heights; Winnie Brinks, D-Grand Rapids; Thomas Stallworth III, D-Detroit; Colleen Lamonte, DMontague; Theresa Abed, D-Grand Ledge Elections and Ethics: Lyons (C), Kevin Cotter R-Mt. Pleasant (VC); Heise; Callton; Outman; Ken Yonker, R-Caledonia; Harold Haugh, D-Roseville (MVC); Marilyn Lane, D-Fraser; Andy Schor, DLansing Energy and Technology: Reps. Nesbitt (C), Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake (VC); Farrington; Franz; Jacobsen; Outman; Peter Pettalia, R-Presque Isle; Price; Schmidt; Zorn; Graves; Lauwers; Stallworth (MVC); Rudy Hobbs, D-Southfield; David Nathan, D-Detroit; LaVoy; Lane; Brunner; Yanez; Lamonte Families, Children, and Seniors: Reps. Kurtz(C), Hooker (VC), Denby, Outman; Kesto; Victory; Hovey-Wright(MVC), Diane Slavens, D-Canton; Robert Kosowski, D-Westland Financial Liability Reform (new this year): Reps. Poleski (C); Victory (VC); Denby; McMillin; Schmidt; Shirkey; Callton; Cavanagh (MVC); Alberta Tinsley-Talabi, D-Detroit; Jeff Irwin, D-Ann Arbor; Robinson Financial Services: Reps. Callton (C), Somerville (VC), Farrington; Lyons; Pettalia; Kelly; Johnson; Nathan (MVC); Woodrow Stanley, D-Flint; Lane; Lamonte; Oaks Government Operations: Reps. Lund (C); Jacobsen (VC); Shirkey; Hobbs (MVC); Tim Greimel, DAuburn Hills Health Policy: Reps. Haines (C); Callton (VC); Crawford; Genetski; Shirkey; Foster; Hooker; Yonker; Zorn; Graves; Kesto; George Darany, D-Dearborn (MVC); Knezek; Ananich; Kate Segal, DBattle Creek; Stallworth; Brinks Insurance: Reps. Lund (C); Leonard (VC); Denby; Cotter; Glardon; Ken Goike, R-Ray; LaFontaine; Lyons; Nesbitt; O'Brien; Segal (MVC); Lipton; Abed; Tom Cochran D-Mason ; Olumba Judiciary: Reps. Cotter (C); Kesto (VC), Heise; Price; Jacobsen; Johnson; Leonard; Lipton (MVC); Irwin; Oakes; Kosowski Local Government: Reps. Price (C); Pagel (VC); Daley; Franz; Pettalia; Somerville; Rendon; Graves; Rutledge (MVC); Stanley; Banks; Talabi

Michigan Competitiveness (new this year): Reps. Shirkey (C); Yonker (VC); Haines; Cotter; Foster; Franz; Goike; Lauwers; Leonard; Pagel; Paul Clemente, D-Lincoln Park (MVC); Townsend; Schor; Santana; Segal Military and Veterans Affairs: Reps. Stamas, R-Midland (C); Franz (VC); Haines; Kurtz; Hooker; Zorn; Graves; Santana (MVC); Darany; Slavens; Banks; Yanez; Cavanagh Natural Resources: Reps. LaFontaine (C); Rendon (VC); Goike; Johnson; McBroom; Victory; Smiley (MVC); Scott Dianda, D-Calumet; Kivela Oversight: Reps. McMillin (C); Kelly (VC); O'Brien; Leonard; Olumba (MVC); Robinson; Regulatory Reform: Reps. Crawford (C); McBroom (VC); Denby; McMillin; LaFontaine; Rendon; Yonker; Kelly; Kesto; Haugh (MVC); Abed; Stanley; Dianda; Nathan; Schor Tax Policy: Reps. Farrington (C); O'Brien (VC); Genetski; Lund; Cotter; Foster; Lyons; Nesbitt; Somerville; Kelly; Barnett (MVC); Switalski; Haugh; LaVoy; Townsend Tourism (new this year): Reps. Pettalia (C); Goike (VC); Crawford; Genetski; Rendon; Pagel; Kosowski (MVC); Brunner; Kivela Transportation & Infrastructure: Reps. Schmidt (C); Glardon (VC); Daley; Heise; Jacobsen; O'Brien; Pettalia; Lauwers; McCready; Lane (MVC); Dianda; Rutledge; Driskell; Cochran; Smiley Statutory Standing Committees: Joint Committee on Administrative Rules: McMillin (C); Stamas (VC); Price; Santana (MVC); Geiss House Fiscal Agency Governing Committee: Reps. Haveman (C); Bolger (VC); Stamas Tlaib (MVC); Greimel; Hobbs Legislative Council: Bolger (C); Walsh (VC); Stamas; Lyons; Lipton (MVC); Oakes Michigan Capitol Committee: Schmidt (C); Stamas (VC); McCready; McCann (MVC) Appropriations Subcommittees Agriculture and Rural Development: Reps. Potvin (C), Jenkins (VC), Bumstead, Brown (MVC) Joint Capital Outlay Reps. Kowall (C), Muxlow (VC), Potvin, Forlini, Howrylak, Zemke (MVC), Durhal Community Colleges: Reps. Muxlow (C), MacMaster (VC), Forlini, Zemke (MVC), Faris Corrections: Reps. MacMaster (C), Poleski (VC), Lori, Rogers, Haveman, Kandrevas (MVC), Durhal Department of Community Health: Reps. Lori (C), VerHeulen (VC), Muxlow, MacGregor, Tlaib (MVC), Dillon

Department of Environmental Quality: Reps. Kowall (C), Forlini (VC), Bumstead, Roberts (MVC) Department of Human Services: Reps. MacGregor (C), McCready (VC), Pscholka, Muxlow, Tlaib (MVC), Kandrevas Department of Natural Resources: Reps. Bumstead (C), McCready (VC), Jenkins, Brown (MVC) Department of Education: Reps. Rogers (C), Howrylak (VC), Lori, Potvin, Singh (MVC), Zemke Fiscal Oversight: Reps. Howrylak (C), Haveman (VC), Kandrevas (MVC) General Government: Reps. Poleski (C), Kowall (VC), Rogers, Forlini, Durhal (MVC), Singh Higher Education: Reps. Pscholka (C), Walsh (VC), MacGregor, VerHeulen, Singh (MVC), McCann, Kandrevas Judiciary: Reps. Walsh (C), VerHeulen (VC), Howrylak, Faris (MVC) Licensing and Regulatory Affairs: Reps. Forlini (C), Pscholka (VC), Bumstead, Kowall, Faris (MVC), Roberts Military and Veterans Affairs: Reps. Jenkins (C), MacGregor (VC), MacMaster, Roberts (MVC) Michigan State Police: Reps. McCready (C), Jenkins (VC), MacMaster, McCann (MVC) School Aid: Reps. Rogers (C), Potvin (VC), Lori, Howrylak, Dillon (MVC), Brown Supplementals: Reps. Haveman (C), Pscholka (VC), McCann (MVC) Transportation: Reps. VerHeulen (C), Muxlow (VC), Pscholka, Poleski, Kandrevas (MVC)

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