Lucas selected to serve on four House committees

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Monday, December 19, 2016 2:00 pm

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 19, 2016) — State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) was recently reappointed to serve as vice chair of the House Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform

He was also named to the House Committee on Education, the House Committee on Elections and Apportionment and the House Committee on Public Policy. He was also named Assistant Majority Whip.

“Committees play an integral role in the legislative process,” Lucas said. “These assignments reflect members’ unique skill sets. As a small-business owner, I will be able to use my experience to foster substantive policy discussions in each committee I am assigned to.”

Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. On Jan. 4, House lawmakers will convene at 1:30 p.m. in the House Chamber for the first day of the 2017 legislative session.

Standing committee hearings, which typically occur at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, can be viewed live online at iga.in.gov. This site also provides committee calendars and meeting agendas.

Click here to download the complete list of committee appointments.

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State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) represents House District 69, which

includes portions of Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings and Jefferson counties.

A high-resolution photo of Lucas can be downloaded by clicking here.