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Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee, Georgia State Senate

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House Committees

The Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Georgia State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Georgia State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Assignments. The Committee on Assignments is made up of the President of the Senate, President Pro Tempore, Majority Leader and two members appointed by the President.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] A majority of members is considered quorum, with "ex officio" members not counting towards quorum but allowed to vote.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The primary jurisdiction of the Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee includes agricultural land use, commodities, commissions, fairs and expositions, marketing law, pest management, and pesticides. This committee may also review laws around consumer protection.[4][5]

Committee members

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 (2)Republican members (6)
Lester JacksonJohn Wilkinson, Chair
Nan OrrockTyler Harper, Vice Chair
Frank Ginn
Dean Burke
Bill Heath
Tommie Williams

2011-2012

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

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