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SENATOR TO SERVE ON THREE COMMITTEES
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Senator Paul Davis (R-Piscataquis) has been appointed to serve as a member of the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee, the State and Local Government Committee and the Government Oversight Committee.
“I am honored to once again have the opportunity to serve the people of Senate District 4 on these three important committees,” said Sen. Davis. “Having served on all of them in the past, I am prepared to hit the ground running.”
The Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee oversees the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; inland fisheries and wildlife research and management; hunting; fishing; trapping; hunter safety; fish hatcheries; game wardens; guides; taxidermist licensing; ATVs; snowmobiles; watercraft registration and boater safety; and white water rafting.
The jurisdiction of the State and Local Government Committee includes State contracts and fiscal procedures; state government organization; oversight of state officials, state employees and property; administrative procedures; boards and commissions; notaries public; capitol area planning; county and regional government; county budget process; Legislature; municipal and local government; and public services.
The Government Oversight Committee ensures accountability within state government. Prior to the 129th Legislature, Senator Davis also served on the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. Senator Davis represents Senate District 4 which includes communities in Penobscot, Piscataquis and Somerset Counties.