Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee, Georgia State Senate

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House Committees

The Veterans, Military and Homeland Security 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

This committee handles legislation and oversight related to Georgia's Department of Defense, military personnel, Department of Homeland Security, emergency response organizations, and organizations providing service to military veterans.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

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

Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (3)
Ed Harbison, ChairHunter Hill, Vice Chair
Gail DavenportBarry Loudermilk
Emanuel JonesMike Dugan

2011-2012

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

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