Table 3.23

Standing Committees: Appointment and Number


  Committee members appointed by: Committee chairpersons appointed by: Number of standing committees during
regular 2021 session
 
FIPS State or other
jurisdiction
Senate House/Assembly Senate House/Assembly Senate House/Assembly Number of joint committees during 2019
01Alabama*(v)S(v)S

19

3111
02AlaskaCCCCCCCC

10

103
04ArizonaPSPS

11

140
05Arkansas(a)(b)(a)S (b)

14

1418
06CaliforniaPTSSPT

22

338
08ColoradoMjLSMjLS

10

1113
09ConnecticutPTSPTS

(c)

(c)22 (c)
10DelawarePTSPTS

16

234
12Florida*PSPS

19

105
13GeorgiaCCSCCS

28

381
15HawaiiPSP(d)

16

180
16IdahoPT (f)SPTS

10

155
17IllinoisP, MnL (w)S, MnL (w)P, MnL (w)S, MnL (w)

22

363
18IndianaPTSPTS

22

220
19IowaMjL, MnLS (x)MjLS

16

200
20Kansas(g)(g)PS

16

3112
21KentuckyCCCCCCCC

15

190
22LouisianaPS (h)PS

17

164
23MaineP (z)S (aa)P (z)S (aa)

5 (bb)

6 (bb)23
24Maryland*PSPS

6

921
25Massachusetts*PSPS

11

1129
26MichiganMjLSMjLS

19

221
27MinnesotaCR (cc)MjLCRS

26

282
28Mississippi*PSPS

41

452
29MissouriPT (j)S (j)PTS

18

4215
30Montana*CCSCCS

17

160
31NebraskaCCUEU

14 (l)

U26
32NevadaMjL (e)SMjLS

10

100
33New HampshireP (k)S (k)P (k)S (k)

12

2214
34New JerseyCCCCCCCC

14

246
35New MexicoCCSCCS

9 (dd)

15 (dd)0
36New York*PTSPTS

40

390
37North CarolinaPTSPTS

18

420
38North DakotaCCCCCCCC

11

140
39OhioP (m)SP (m)S

16

206
40OklahomaPT (e)SPTS

14

291
41OregonPSPS

13 (ee)

21 (ee)(ff)10
42PennsylvaniaPTSPTS

22

181
44Rhode IslandPSPS

10

162
45South Carolina*(n)S(o)E

14

121
46South DakotaPTSPTS

13

132
47TennesseeSSSS

12

173
48TexasPS (p)PS

15

340
49UtahPSPS

12

152
50VermontCCSCCS

12

1516
51VirginiaES(q)S

12

140
53WashingtonCCCCCC (r)CC (s)

14

2011
54West VirginiaPSPS

18

2527
55WisconsinMjLSMjLS

18

3810
56WyomingPSPS

12

122
11Dist. of Columbia*(t)U(t)U

13

U0
60American Samoa*PSES

N/A

N/AN/A
66Guam*(u)U(u)U

11

U0
69CNMI* **PSPS

7

110
72Puerto Rico*PSPS

25

358
78U.S. Virgin Islands*EUEU

11

U0

Source:

The Council of State Governments' survey of state legislative service agencies, 2022.

Key:

* Information from The Council of State Governments’ 2020 survey of state legislative services agencies and 2021 review of state websites.
** Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.
CC — Committee on Committees.
CR — Committee on Rules.
E — Election.
MjL — Majority Leader.
MnL — Minority Leader.
P — President.
PT — President pro tempore.
S — Speaker.
U — Unicameral Legislature.
. . . — None reported.
N/A — Not available.