Transportation Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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The Transportation Committee is a standing committee of the Georgia House of Representatives.

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]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules (dead link)


This committee handles legislation dealing with Georgia’s Department of Transportation and their operations. The committee also deals with legislation regarding Georgia’s roads and infrastructure.[4][5]



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

Transportation Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (7)Republican members (20)
Bob BryantJay Roberts, Chair
Pat GardnerDonna Sheldon, Vice Chair
Sheila JonesBubber Epps
Darryl JordanMandi Ballinger
Quincy MurphyTommy Benton
Keisha Sean WaitesJon G. Burns
Al WilliamsMickey Channell
John Deffenbaugh
Matt Dollar
Harry Geisinger
Mark Hamilton
Brett Harrell
Doug Holt
Mike Jacobs
Tom McCall
Chad Nimmer
Ed Rynders
Ed Setzler
Barbara Sims
Sam Watson


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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