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Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
AppropriationsBanks and Banking
Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight
Children and YouthCode Revision
Defense and Veterans Affairs
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EducationEnergy, Utilities and Telecommunications
EthicsGame, Fish, and Parks
Governmental AffairsHealth and Human Services
Higher EducationHuman Relations and Aging
Industrial RelationsInformation and Audits
InsuranceInterstate Cooperation
Intragovernmental Coordination
JudiciaryJudiciary - Non-Civil
Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment
MARTOCMotor Vehicles
Natural Resources and Environment
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Regulated IndustriesRetirementRules
Science and Technology
Special Committee on Small Business Development and Job Creation
Special RulesState Institutions and Property
State Planning and Community Affairs
TransportationWays and Means

Senate Committees

The Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Georgia House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Georgia House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] A quorum is not defined in the rules. The President is not designated as an "ex officio" member of every committee. The Speaker, Speaker pro Tempore, Majority Leader and Majority Whip are all "ex officio" members of every committee, except the Speaker who is not an "ex officio" member of the Rules committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

The House Agricultural and Consumer Affairs Committee hears legislation that impacts Georgia’s largest economic industry, Agriculture. Other areas of concern are human nutrition, consumer consumption of food and its safety aspects, and plant industry.[4][5]

Membership

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (16)
Patty BentleyBuddy Harden, Chair
Winfred DukesRobert Dickey, Vice Chair
Carl Von EppsEllis Black
Margaret KaiserJon G. Burns
Amy Carter
Terry England
Bubber Epps
Susan Holmes
Rick Jasperse
Tom Kirby
Regina Quick
Jay Roberts
Dale Rutledge
Jan Tankersley
Darlene Taylor
Sam Watson

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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