House Speaker-designate, Rep. Charles A. McCall, today announced the chairs and vice chairs for the standing House committees and appropriation subcommittees of the 56th Oklahoma Legislature.
“Our House Republican Caucus is blessed with great talent, life experience and ability,” said McCall, R-Atoka. “I am very grateful that each of these members is willing to serve the citizens of this state on these important committees. We look forward to advancing an innovative and conservative agenda for Oklahoma this year with the goal of making all Oklahomans more prosperous, and these members will be key to that agenda. We are ready to serve our citizens and to conduct the people’s business during the upcoming session.”
The House has reduced the number of committees by four for the 56th Legislature, which begins on February 6, 2017.
McCall’s committee structure includes 24 standing committees and 10 budget subcommittees. In some cases, McCall completely eliminated committees. In other instances, McCall transferred the duties of an eliminated committee to another and renamed the panel.
The list of House committees and committee leadership are as follows: