Rep. Carbaugh named to interim study committee

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Rep. Carbaugh named to interim study committee

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne) has been appointed to serve on the Commission on Military and Veterans Affairs.

“This appointment is an honor,” Rep. Carbaugh said. “The Commission on Military and Veterans Affairs will take a closer look at how we can best assist our service men and women and will help us become thoroughly informed and able to make the best decisions for all Hoosiers.”

Every year after the legislative session is completed, the Legislative Council meets to assign topics for study during the interim as well as establish any new interim committee that is needed to examine a particular issue. Most interim committees begin meeting in July with their work wrapping up toward the end of October.   

Interim committees are an integral part of the legislative process. Even though session is adjourned for 2013, representatives continue their legislative duties by conducting in-depth studies of various topics assigned to their committees. Interim committees with specific expertise receive public testimony and work out the details of proposed legislation before it is introduced in the 2014 session.  

“The summer study committees lay the foundation for next year’s session and have helped moved the needle on veterans’ issues” said Rep. Carbaugh. “I’m ready to work with my committee members and continue the progress the General Assembly made this year."

To see a complete list of the assigned committees, member appointments and what the committees are charged with studying, please visit: www.in.gov/house_republicans. />

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State Rep. Martin Carbaugh serves as Vice Chairman of the Insurance Committee. He also serves on the Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee and the Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee.  Rep. Carbaugh represents a portion of Allen County.