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Urban Affairs Committee, Georgia State Senate

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House Committees

The Urban Affairs 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.

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Function

The Urban Affairs Committee is responsible for addressing transportation, public safety, healthcare, recreation, infrastructure and economic development issues that uniquely impact the urban areas of metropolitan Atlanta.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

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

Members, 2013
Democratic members (10)Republican members (0)
Ronald Ramsey, Chair
Steve Henson, Vice Chair
Gloria Butler
Jason Carter
Gail Davenport
Vincent Fort
Lester Jackson
David Lucas
Nan Orrock
Horacena Tate

2011-2012

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

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