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Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature

Committees of the House of Representatives, 21st Commonwealth Legislature:

Cannabis

The Committee on Cannabis shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of this Committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions  and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to for all matters related to cannabis in the CNMI, the impact of the cannabis industry and the effects on families and communities, implications for regulatory mechanisms, revenue collection, community welfare and consumer protection.

 

Tel: (670) 664-8836
Fax: (670) 664-8985
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Members of this Committee


Commerce & Tourism

The Committee on Commerce & Tourism shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of this Committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to business and commerce; banking and insurance and tourism related matters.

Tel: 670-664-8899
Fax: 670-664-8948
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Members of this Committee


Education

The Committee on Education shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of this Committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and matters referred to it by the House pertaining to all matters, programs, and concerns on education

Tel: 670-664-8923
Fax: 670-664-8926
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Members of this Committee


Federal & Foreign Affairs

The Committee on Federal and Foreign Affairs shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of the this Committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to the relationship of the people of the Commonwealth to the United States, United Nations, and foreign countries; programs partially or totally funded by the United States Government; Pacific Islands government relations and assistance; matters to military and veterans affairs; claims arising out of the use, lease, or taking of Commonwealth land by the federal government; and related matters.

Tel: 670-664-8903
Fax: 670-664-8842
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Members of this Committee


Gaming

The Committee on Gaming shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of this Committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to all matters related to gambling in the CNMI, including hotel casino, poker, electronic and internet gambling; the impact of the gaming industry and problem gambling on families and communitites, implications for regulatory mechanisms, revenue collection, community welfare and consumer protection.

Tel: (670) 664-8983
Fax: (670) 664-8985
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Members of this Committee


Health and Welfare

The Committee on Health and Welfare shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of this committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to health care and planning, including mental and environmental health; consumer protection; environmental protection; the social well-being of the people, including your and senior programs; food stamp and welfare programs.

Tel: (670) 664-8826
Fax: (670) 664-8822
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Members of this Committee


Judiciary & Governmental Operations

The Committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations shall consist of not less than seven members and nor more than nine members.  It shall be the duty of this Committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to civil and criminal law; traditional rights; judicial administration and organization; governmental organization; judicial and executive appointments; suffrage and elections, citizenship, statute revision; civil service, inter-island relations; labor and immigration conditions of employment, conditions of entry into the Commonwealth, deportation and related matters.

Tel: 670-664-8890
Fax: 670-664-8892
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Members of this Committee


Natural Resources

The Committee on Natural Resources shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of this committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to the state of the natural resources of the Commonwealth, including long range planning and policies; fisheries and ocean resources; public lands and land taking; housing; building and zoning codes; land management; parks and recreation; water and soil conservation; energy and related matters.

Tel: 670-664-8806
Fax: 670-664-8952
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Members of this Committee


Public Utilities, Transportation and Communications

The Committee on Public Utilities, Transportation and Communication shall consist of not more than seven members.  It shall be the duty of this Committee to consider and report on all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House pertaining to public utilities; public works; communications; roads; ports; transportation; and related matters.

Tel: (670) 664-8925
Fax: (670) 664-8871
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Members of this Committee


Rules Ad Hoc Committee

Tel: 670-664-8965
Fax: 670-664-8966
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Members of this Committee


Ways & Means

The Committee on Ways and Means shall consist of not more than twelve members, including at least one member representing Rota and one member representing Tinian and Aguiguan, and a member of the Minority. It shall be the duty of this Committee to consider all bills, resolutions and other matters referred to it by the House relating to taxes and other revenues; proposed expenditures; government contracts; government bonds; federal grants; the financial administration of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; wages, and related matters.  Bills, and resolutions or other matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means pertaining to the subject matter of another standing committee may be referred by the Committee on Ways and Means to such committee for preliminary examination and report.

Tel: 670-664-8841
Fax: 670-664-8827
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Members of this Committee