Louisiana House of Representatives
Health and Welfare Committee  
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Name Position District Party
Simon, Scott M. Chairman 74 R
Hoffmann, Frank A. Vice Chair 15 R
Anders, John F. "Andy" Member 21 D
Barrow, Regina Member 29 D
Burford, Richard T. Member 7 R
Cox, Kenny R. Member 23 D
Franklin, A B Member 34 D
Harris, Lance Member 25 R
Havard, Kenneth E. Member 62 R
Hensgens, Bob Member 47 R
Hill, Dorothy Sue Member 32 D
Jackson, Katrina R. Member 16 D
LeBas, H. Bernard Member 38 D
Morris, John C. "Jay" Member 14 R
Pope, J. Rogers Member 71 R
Stokes, Julie Member 79 R
Whitney, Lenar L. Member 53 R
Williams, Patrick Member 4 D
Willmott, Thomas P. Member 92 R
Kleckley, Chuck Ex Officio 36 R
Leger, Walt III Ex Officio 91 D
House Rule 6.3.C(1) states that the Speaker and Speaker Pro Tempore of the House shall be ex officio members of all standing committees.

Health and Welfare Committee Jurisdiction

To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters relating to the following subjects:

  • Institutions, health and welfare generally.
  • Hospitals, public or private.
  • Health offices and their administration.
  • Institutions and services for mentally retarded.
  • Mental Health institutions and facilities.
  • Geriatric hospitals.
  • Nursing homes.
  • Vocational rehabilitation including vocational rehabilitation homes.
  • Alcoholic rehabilitation.
  • Health and Human Resources Administration.
  • Tuberculosis sanatoriums.
  • Nurse's training programs.
  • Public welfare.
  • Old age assistance.
  • Private and local institutions of public welfare.
  • Research training and rehabilitation in the field of public welfare.
  • Regulation, licensing, or certification of health-related occupations and professions.

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