Government Oversight 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
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||The Government Oversight Committee has legislative jurisdiction over state government programs and policies.||”|
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Government Oversight Committee Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (5)|
|• Steve Henson||• Bill Heath, Chair|
|• Nan Orrock||• Mike Dugan, Vice Chair|
|• Valencia Seay||• Charlie Bethel|
|• Brandon Beach|
|• John Wilkinson|
The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.
|Government Oversight Committee Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (2)||Republican members (9)|
|• Ronald Ramsey||• Judson Hill, Chair|
|• Valencia Seay||• Tim Golden, Vice Chair|
|• Bill Heath|
|• Steve Gooch|
|• Rick Jeffares|
|• Fran Millar|
|• Mitch Seabaugh|
|• David Shafer|
|• Renee Unterman|
- 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 Government Oversight," Accessed August 21, 2013