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Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee, Georgia State Senate

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The Regulated Industries and Utilities 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


Gas, telecommunications, electric, and other related industry areas are among the legislative localities handled by the Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee.[4][5]

Committee members


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

Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (11)
Steve HensonJack Murphy, Chair
Ed HarbisonFrank Ginn, Vice Chair
David LucasJoshua McKoon
David Shafer
Renee Unterman
Ronnie Chance
Jack Hill
Judson Hill
Rick Jeffares
Rick Jeffares
Cecil Staton


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

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