Speaker Bill Howell has announced new committee assignments for the three new members who have been elected in the past year.
Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Rocky Holcomb (R-Virginia Beach), and Mike Mullin (D-Newport News) – largely inherited the committee assignments of the delegates they replaced.
Still to be determined is how Howell divvies up the committee assignments of Senator-elect Jennifer McClellan. Her portfolio had been Commerce & Labor; Courts of Justice; and Education.
Meanwhile, here are the assignments announced today:
Two other committee assignments of predecessor (Lionell Spruill) were assigned to members with higher rank:
One other committee assignment of predecessor (Scott Taylor) was assigned to a member with higher rank:
Del. Joe Lindsey
In order to take a seat on Commerce and Labor, Lindsey was removed from Appropriations.
Del. Lashrecse Aird (D-Petersburg)
Assigned to Lindsey’s seat on Appropriations; she was removed from Finance.
Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth)
Appointed to Finance.
Jan. 11, 2017
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