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Interim Joint Committee
Tourism, Small Business, and Information Technology


Matters pertaining to commerce, industry, economic and industrial development, the workforce and the workplace, and tourism not specifically assigned to another committee; economic development planning, international trade and investment; investment companies and industrial loan corporations as they relate to economic and industrial development; recruitment of business and industry; small business matters relative to economic and industrial development; financing of business and industrial development; business regulatory matters, including the Uniform Commercial Code, relative to economic and industrial development; worker training; technology development and application; chambers of commerce; convention centers and publicly owned exhibition and parking facilities; arts and arts exhibition facilities; state, interstate, and national parks and historic sites; travel promotion and advertising; labor unions; collective bargaining; liquefied petroleum gas and other flammable liquids; electricians; plumbers and plumbing; wages and hours; garnishments; safety and health of employees; child labor; employment agencies; apprenticeship; unemployment compensation; workers' compensation; consumer protection; industrial weights and measures; development and support of small businesses; job creation and job-training programs; federal, state and local regulations that impact small businesses and their employees; all other matters not specifically assigned to another committee relating to administrative, regulatory or operating issues which, because of their smaller size, uniquely impact small business; information technology planning; statewide standards related to information technology; broadband Internet; Internet service providers; tourism and travel promotion and development; state, interstate, and national parks and historic sites; fish and wildlife; small business matters relative to tourism development; hotels and motels generally; hotel and restaurant regulations; billboards; advertising related to tourism development; entertainment establishments; campgrounds; the Tourism Cabinet; hunting and fishing; boating; horseback riding; hiking; bird watching; rock climbing; recreational use of all-terrain vehicles; mountain biking; cycling; kayaking; and recreational land use.
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  • Janine Coy - Committee Staff Administrator
  • Eric Rodenberg - Legislative Analyst
  • Crystal Thompson - Legislative Analyst
  • Sasche Allen - Committee Assistant