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Rules Committee, Georgia State Senate

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The Rules 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 Rules Committee establishes the rules for the orderly procedure and placement of bills on the legislative calendar.[4][5]

Committee members

2015 legislative session

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

Rules Members, 2015
Democratic members (3)Republican members (8)
Gloria ButlerJeff Mullis, Chair
Steve HensonRoss Tolleson, Vice-chair
Horacena TateBill Heath
Jack Hill
Judson Hill
Fran Millar
Butch Miller
Renee Unterman

2013-2014

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

2011-2012

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

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