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Special Judiciary Committee, Georgia State Senate

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House Committees

The Special Judiciary 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 Special Judiciary Committee serves as legislative assistance to all legal areas of legislation for the Judiciary and Judiciary non-civil Committees as well as providing necessary facilitation for any authorized areas.[4][5]

Committee members

2015 legislative session

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

Special Judiciary Members, 2015
Democratic members (5)Republican members (0)
Curt Thompson, Chair
Emanuel Jones, Vice-chair
Donzella James
Harold V. Jones II
Elena Parent

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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