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Science and Technology Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

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Senate Committees

The Science and Technology 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

The Committee is responsible for legislation that promotes the appropriate and safe development and use of science and technological advances in the state.[4][5]

Membership

2015 legislative session

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

Science and Technology Members, 2015
Democratic members (9)Republican members (9)Third-party members (1)
Dee Dawkins-HaiglerEd Setzler, ChairE. Culver Kidd
Spencer FryePaulette Rakestraw, Vice chair
Pedro MarinHeath N. Clark
Mary Margaret OliverMike Dudgeon
Sandra ScottGeoff Duncan
Michael SmithChuck Martin
Erica R. ThomasBarbara Sims
Mable ThomasJason Spencer
David WilkersonScot Turner

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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