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Pro Tem-designate Greg Treat names chairs, vice chairs for Senate standing committees

President Pro Tempore-designate Greg Treat on Friday named the chairs and vice chairs of the Senate standing committees for the 57th Legislature.
“Senate Republicans are optimistic for the future and potential of Oklahoma. We are excited about working on common sense, practical conservative solutions that will usher in transformative change that will have a long-term, positive impact on our state,” said Treat, R-Oklahoma City. “I have confidence in the women and men I have named committee chairs and vice chairs and know they will do great work for the Senate, for their constituents, and for the entire state of Oklahoma.”

Pro Tem-designate Treat in May named Senator Roger Thompson chair of the Appropriations Committee. In August, Treat named Senator Dave Rader vice chair of the Appropriations Committee and named the chairs of the appropriations subcommittees so that work on the Fiscal Year ‘20 budget would commence in earnest. In August, Treat also named Senator Stephanie Bice chair of the Senate Finance Committee.

The list of standing committee chairs and vice chairs is below. The full committee makeup will be announced at a later date.

Agriculture and Wildlife Committee:
Senator Casey Murdock, R-Felt, chair
Senator Roland Pederson, R-Burlington, vice chair

Appropriations Committee
Senator Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, chair
Senator Dave Rader, R-Tulsa, vice chair

Business, Commerce and Tourism Committee
Senator James Leewright, R-Bristow, chair
Senator Joseph Silk, R-Broken Bow, vice chair

Education Committee
Senator Gary Stanislawski, R-Tulsa, chair
Senator Joe Newhouse, R-Broken Arrow, vice chair

Energy Committee
Senator Mark Allen, R-Spiro, chair
Senator Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, vice chair

Finance Committee
Senator Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, chair
Senator Chuck Hall, R-Perry, vice chair

General Government Committee

Senator Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, chair
Senator Tom Dugger, R-Stillwater, vice chair

Health and Human Services Committee
Senator Jason Smalley, R-Stroud, chair
Senator Greg McCortney, R-Ada, vice chair

Judiciary Committee
Senator Julie Daniels, R-Bartlesville, chair
Senator Darcy Jech, R-Kingfisher, vice chair

Public Safety Committee
Senator Wayne Shaw, R-Grove, chair
Senator Lonnie Paxton, vice chair

Retirement and Insurance Committee
Senator Marty Quinn, R-Claremore, chair
Senator Ron Sharp, R-Shawnee, vice chair

Rules Committee
Senator Greg McCortney, chair
Senator Mark Allen, vice chair

Transportation Committee
Senator Rob Standridge, R-Norman, chair
Senator Micheal Bergstrom, vice chair

Veterans and Military Affairs Committee
Senator Frank Simpson, chair
Senator Larry Boggs, R-Wilburton, vice chair

Pro Tem-designate Treat also announced Friday the vice chairs of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittees.
“I announced the chairs of the appropriations subcommittees early so they could begin work alongside Senator Thompson on the Fiscal Year ’20 budget. I’m excited to announce the vice chairs of the appropriations subcommittees who will work well with the rest of our team in crafting a budget that prioritizes core services,” Treat said.

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Senator Dewayne Pemberton, R-Muskogee, chair
Senator Chris Kidd, R-Addington, vice chair

Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Transportation
Senator Gary Stanislawski, chair
Senator John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, vice chair

Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety and Judiciary
Senator Adam Pugh, R-Edmond, chair
Senator Julie Daniels, vice chair

Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Senator Frank Simpson, chair
Senator Paul Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, vice chair

Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services

Senator Darcy Jech, chair
Senator Wayne Shaw, vice chair

Appropriations Subcommittee on Select Agencies
Senator Tom Dugger, chair
Senator Paul Scott, R-Duncan, vice chair

Contact info
Sen. Treat: (405) 521-5565