Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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The Natural Resources and Environment 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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The House Natural Resources and Environment Committee is assigned legislation pertaining to management, quality, and usage of Georgia’s natural resources. Within the full committee, there are two standing subcommittees: Environmental Quality and Resource Management. Legislation is assigned to these subcommittees based on the subject matter of each individual bill or resolution. The Committee Chairman is Representative Lynn Smith from Newnan, Georgia.[4][5]


2015 legislative session

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

Natural Resources and Environment Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (19)
Debbie BucknerLynn Smith, Chair
Karla DrennerBuddy Harden, Vice chair
Pat GardnerTimothy Barr
Mable ThomasBrooks Coleman, Jr.
John L. Corbett
Robert Dickey
Terry England
Bubber Epps
Dan Gasaway
J.B. "Jeff" Jones
Tom McCall
Greg Morris
Chad Nimmer
Randy Nix
Richard Smith
Jan Tankersley
Kevin Tanner
Sam Watson
Chuck Williams


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


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

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