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Economic Development and Tourism Committee, 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. Committees are assigned after each election. A majority of members is considered quorum, with "ex officio" members not counting towards quorum but allowed to vote. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
|“||Primary jurisdictions for the Economic Development Committee include economic development, business, trade, and any proposed measures that will affect the presence of tourism throughout the state.||”|
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Economic Development Committee Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (4)||Republican members (8)|
|• Hardie Davis||• Frank Ginn, Chair|
|• Lester Jackson||• Steve Gooch, Vice Chair|
|• Donzella James||• Rick Jeffares|
|• David Lucas||• Ronnie Chance|
|• John Albers|
|• Brandon Beach|
|• Mike Dugan|
|• Jeff Mullis|
The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.
|Economic Development Committee Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (9)|
|• Robert Brown||• Ronnie Chance, Chair|
|• Hardie Davis||• William Jackson, Vice Chair|
|• Lester Jackson||• Butch Miller|
|• Doug Stoner||• John Albers|
|• Curt Thompson||• Steve Gooch|
|• Barry Loudermilk|
|• Fran Millar|
|• Jim Butterworth|
|• Jeff Mullis|
- Georgia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-1.3(a))
- Georgia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-3.1(c))
- Georgia State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-1.8)
- Georgia State Senate, "Senate Economic Development," accessed August 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.