The State Affairs Committee consists of all four members of Senate Leadership from the majority party, two members of Leadership from the minority party, and three other members by invitation. The committee handles issues that need special attention or deal with subjects not germane to the other standing committees.
Meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:00 a.m. in West Wing room 55.
This committee addresses issues affecting city, county and other municipal governments, such as planning, zoning, urban renewal, property tax, etc. It also deals with tax policy, including sales tax as well as individual and corporate income taxes.
Meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 3:00 p.m. in West Wing room 55.
This committee meets prior to each annual legislative session to recommend the projected revenue amounts to be used by the legislature during the budget-setting process.