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Ethics Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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The Ethics 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)

Function

This committee is responsible for legislation governing the moral and ethical issues relating to individuals and groups involved in government functions in Georgia. In addition to legislation, they also serve to examine reports of ethics violations of members of the House of Representatives.[4][5]

Membership

2015 legislative session

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

Ethics Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Stacey AbramsJoe Wilkinson, Chair
Virgil FluddMatt Hatchett
Pat GardnerJan Jones
Carolyn HugleyLarry O'Neal
Matthew Ramsey
Sam Teasley
Wendell Willard

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.


2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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