Economic Development and Tourism Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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The Economic Development and Tourism 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 (dead link)

Function

This committee is responsible for economic development, business, trade, and any proposed measures that will effect the presence of tourism throughout the state.[4][5]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Economic Development and Tourism Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (10)Republican members (22)
Karen BennettRon Stephens, Chair
Tyrone BrooksMatt Hatchett, Vice Chair
Bob BryantBarbara Sims
Winfred DukesPaul Battles
Hugh FloydPaulette Braddock
J. Craig GordonBuzz Brockway
Michele HensonJon G. Burns
Pedro MarinJeff Chapman
Mable ThomasKatie Dempsey
Al WilliamsTom Dickson
Micah Gravley
Gerald Greene
Susan Holmes
Penny Houston
Randy Nix
Butch Parrish
Jimmy Pruett
Terry Rogers
Jason Shaw
Donna Sheldon
Tom Taylor
Joe Wilkinson

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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