Education and Youth Committee, 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. Committees are assigned after each election. A majority of members is considered quorum, with "ex officio" members not counting towards quorum but allowed to vote. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
|“||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.||”|
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Democratic members (4)||Republican members (7)|
|• Freddie Sims||• Lindsey Tippins, Chair|
|• Vincent Fort||• John Wilkinson, Vice Chair|
|• Donzella James||• Dean Burke|
|• Horacena Tate||• Chuck Hufstetler|
|• Fran Millar|
|• Butch Miller|
|• Jesse Stone|
The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.
|Democratic members (4)||Republican members (8)|
|• Vincent Fort||• Fran Millar, Chair|
|• Donzella James||• William Ligon, Vice Chair|
|• Freddie Sims||• Jesse Stone|
|• Horacena Tate||• John Albers|
|• Lindsey Tippins|
|• Tommie Williams|
|• William Jackson|
|• Chip Rogers|
- Georgia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-1.3(a))
- Georgia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-3.1(c))
- Georgia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-1.8)
- Georgia State Senate, "Senate Education and Youth," accessed August 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.