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Appropriations Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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The Appropriations Committee is a standing committee of the Georgia House of Representatives.

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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]

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Function

The main focus of the committee is the writing of the state’s amended and general fiscal year budgets for Georgia’s state agencies and departments. The committee also hears legislation that has considerable impact on the state revenue or expenditures.[4][5]

Membership

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Appropriations Members, 2015
Democratic members (0)Republican members (9)
Terry England, Chair
Gerald Greene, Vice-chair
Alex Atwood
Amy Carter
Katie Dempsey
Tom Dickson
Earl Ehrhart
Penny Houston
Butch Parrish

2013-2014

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

2011

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

2009-2010

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

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