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Education and Youth Committee, Georgia State Senate

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The Education and Youth 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 Education and Youth Committee's responsibilities incorporate K-12 education generally, certificated employees of schools, and school facilities. It also reviews legislation for childcare and pre-k activities.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

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

Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Freddie SimsLindsey Tippins, Chair
Vincent FortJohn Wilkinson, Vice Chair
Donzella JamesDean Burke
Horacena TateChuck Hufstetler
Fran Millar
Butch Miller
Jesse Stone

2011-2012

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

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