Louisiana House of Representatives
Civil Law & Procedure Committee  

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Committee Member Addresses
Committee Rules  
Name Position District Party
Garofalo, Raymond E. Chairman 103 R
Gaines, Randal L. Vice Chair 57 D
Carter, Robby Member 72 D
Crews, Raymond J. Member 8 R
Emerson, Julie Member 39 R
Jenkins, Sam Member 2 D
Magee, Tanner Member 53 R
Miller, Gregory A. Member 56 R
Seabaugh, Alan Member 5 R
Barras, Taylor F. Ex Officio 48 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.

Civil Law & Procedure 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:

  • Matters encompassed by the Civil Code and Civil Code Ancillaries, including, without limitation, matters affecting persons generally, marriage, divorce and matters of family law, tutorship and curatorship, things generally, use and usufruct, servitudes, successions, donations, obligations generally, extinction of obligations, delicts and quasidelicts, matrimonial agreements, sales and leases, and prescription.
  • Code of Civil Procedure, and civil procedure generally.
  • Rules of civil law evidence.
  • Notaries public and their records.
  • Mineral Code.
  • Trust Code.
  • Questions of constitutional rights--civil.
  • Proposed amendments to the state constitution, after initial consideration in committee of subject matter, if different from Civil Law and Procedure.