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Transportation Committee, Georgia State Senate

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House Committees

The Transportation 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

The jurisdiction of the Transportation Committee includes legislation relating to highway safety, regulation of intrastate common carriers, including railroads, buses, trucks, vessels, pipelines, and civil aviation. Also included are inland waterways and any other means of transportation.[4][5]

Committee members

2015 legislative session

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

Transportation Members, 2015
Democratic members (2)Republican members (7)
Gloria ButlerTommie Williams, Chair
Ronald RamseySteve Gooch, Vice-chair
Mike Dugan
William Jackson
Burt Jones
Lindsey Tippins
Ross Tolleson

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.

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