Louisiana House of Representatives
Health and Welfare Committee  
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Name Position District Party
Hoffmann, Frank A. Chairman 15 R
Bagley, Larry Member 7 R
Chaney, Charles R. Member 19 R
Cox, Kenny R. Member 23 D
Horton, Dodie Member 9 R
Jackson, Katrina R. Member 16 D
Johnson, Robert A. Member 28 D
LeBas, H. Bernard Member 38 D
Miller, Dustin Member 40 D
Pope, J. Rogers Member 71 R
Richard, Jerome Member 55 I
Stagni, Joseph A. Member 92 R
Stokes, Julie Member 79 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.

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.