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Economic Development and Tourism Committee, Georgia State Senate

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House Committees

The Economic Development 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


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.[4][5]

Committee members


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 DavisFrank Ginn, Chair
Lester JacksonSteve Gooch, Vice Chair
Donzella JamesRick Jeffares
David LucasRonnie Chance
John Albers
Brandon Beach
Mike Dugan
Jeff Mullis


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

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