State and Local Governmental Operations Committee, Georgia State Senate

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The State and Local Governmental Operations Committee is a standing committee of the Georgia State Senate.

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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.

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Function

Local - Primary jurisdictions for the State and Local Governmental Operations Committee include special taxes, city and county organization and powers, subdivisions, and administration of special districts. Most local legislation is assigned to this committee. General - Primary jurisdictions for the State and Local Governmental Operations Committee include special taxes, city and county organization and powers, subdivisions, and administration of special districts. This committee deals with legislation of general application that applies to counties and cities throughout the entire state.[4][5]

Committee members

2015 legislative session

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

State and Local Governmental Operations Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (4)
Gloria ButlerJohn Albers, Chair
Horacena TateG.M. "Greg" Kirk, Vice-chair
M.H. "Marty" Harbin
P.K. Martin

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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