Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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The Public Safety and Homeland Security 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

Function

This committee handles legislation pertaining to law enforcement and safety issues facing Georgia.[4][5]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (5)Republican members (10)
Gloria FrazierAlan Powell, Chair
Mike GlantonDarlene Taylor, Vice Chair
Scott HolcombAlex Atwood
Eddie LumsdenKevin Cooke
Keisha Sean WaitesGerald Greene
Dustin Hightower
Bill Hitchens
Mack Jackson
Jay Neal
Willie Talton

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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