Louisiana House of Representatives
Appropriations Committee
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Committee Member Addresses  
Committee Rules  
Name Position District Party
Henry, Cameron Chairman 82 R
Foil, Franklin J. Vice Chair 70 R
Abraham, Mark Member 36 R
Amedée, Beryl Member 51 R
Armes, James K. Member 30 D
Bacala, Tony Member 59 R
Bagley, Larry Member 7 R
Berthelot, John A. Member 88 R
Billiot, Robert E. Member 83 D
Carter, Gary Member 102 D
Chaney, Charles R. Member 19 R
Edmonds, Rick Member 66 R
Falconer, Reid Member 89 R
Harris, Lance Member 25 R
Hensgens, Bob Member 47 R
Hodges, Valarie Member 64 R
Leger, Walt III Member 91 D
McFarland, Jack Member 13 R
Miguez, Blake Member 49 R
Miller, Dustin Member 40 D
Pylant, Steve E. Member 20 R
Richard, Jerome Member 55 I
Simon, Scott M. Member 74 R
Smith, Patricia Haynes Member 67 D
Zeringue, Jerome Member 52 R
Jackson, Katrina R. Interim Member 16 D
Stokes, Julie Interim Member 79 R
Barras, Taylor F. Ex Officio 48 R
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.

Appropriations 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:

  • Appropriation of state funds.
  • Expenditure of funds.
  • General appropriation bill.
  • Deposit and investment of public monies, including the creation or modification of any special fund in the state treasury to which proceeds from state taxes, fees, or other charges are dedicated.
  • Cash flow.
  • Study of economy and efficiency in the operation of government at all levels.
  • Budgetary requirements and procedures.
  • Central purchasing.
  • Fiscal controls.
  • Comprehensive state capital budget, after initial consideration by the Committee on Ways and Means in accordance with House Rule 6.8(C).

  • Professional, personal, and consulting services procurement as provided for in Chapter 16 of Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.

  • Public bid laws and public contracts as provided for in Chapter 17 of Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.