Transportation Committee, Georgia State Senate

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The Transportation 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 jurisdiction of the Transportation Committee includes legislation relating to highway safety, regulation of intrastate common carriers, including railroads, buses, trucks, vessels, pipelines, and civil aviation. Also included are inland waterways and any other means of transportation.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

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

Transportation Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (9)
Valencia SeaySteve Gooch, Chair
Jason CarterButch Miller, Vice Chair
Steve ThompsonBrandon Beach
William Jackson
Ronnie Chance
Barry Loudermilk
Lindsey Tippins
Ross Tolleson
Tommie Williams

2011-2012

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

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