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Louisiana State Senate - Senate & Governmental Affairs > Jurisdiction

Legislative instruments and other matter referred to this committee shall encompass the following subject matter:

  • Affairs of the Senate
  • Appointments which require confirmation by the Senate
  • Apportionment for public officials and governing authorities
  • Assignment of space in state buildings, including space for Senate and legislative needs
  • Capitol building and all other buildings for state government services in the state capital, including capitol parking
  • Classified and unclassified service for public employees
  • Creation of all legislative committees and proposals for interim studies by committees
  • Election, state political parties and their committees and offices, procedure and other matters relating to elections
  • Employees of the Senate
  • Expenditures of funds by the Legislature
  • Governmental ethics
  • Intergovernmental relations between the state and the United States or other states
  • Legislative auditor
  • Legislative Fiscal Officer
  • Lobbying and lobbyists
  • Maintenance and care of capitol compex building
  • Rules and procedures of the Senate and the Legislature
  • Rules or laws enacted to reorganize the legislative or executive branches of government
  • Services of or for the Senate and/or its committees and members
  • State Buildings Gererally, including Naming of State Buildings



P.O. Box 94183
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Sarai Stansberry

(225) 342-9845

James Benton

(225) 342-0597

Related Links:
Senate Rules of Order
House Rules of Order
Joint Rules of Order
News Releases

Questions and comments may be directed to websen@legis.la.gov
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.