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Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature

Committees of the House of Representatives, 22nd Commonwealth Legislature:

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Cannabis

Section 10. 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.

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Commerce & Tourism

Section 6. 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.

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Education

Section 8. Committee on 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) 664-8890
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Federal & Foreign Affairs

Section 5.  Federal and 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
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Gaming

Section 9. 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 for 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 communities, implications for regulatory mechanisms, revenue collection, community welfare and consumer protection.

Tel: (670) 664-8836
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Health and Welfare

Section 3.  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 youth and senior programs; food stamp and welfare programs.

Tel: (670) 664-8829
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Judiciary & Governmental Operations

Section 4.  Judiciary and Governmental Operations.  

The Committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations shall consist of not less than seven members and not 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) 664-8899
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Natural Resources

Section 2.  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) 664-8928
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Public Utilities, Transportation and Communications

Section 7. Committee on 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) 664-8923
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Ways & Means

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