Science and Technology Committee, Georgia State Senate

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House Committees

The Science and Technology 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 Science and Technology Committee’s jurisdiction includes all areas influencing the promotion and restraint of today’s technology and science as a result of the legislation placed upon it.[4][5]

Committee members

2015 legislative session

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

Science and Technology Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (2)
Elena ParentBrandon Beach, Chair
Valencia SeayBruce Thompson, Vice chair

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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