Finance Committee, Georgia State Senate

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The Finance 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 Finance Committee oversees the taxing authority and collection of our state. It also deals with the financial services industry, including the securities and housing industries.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

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

Finance Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (2)Republican members (10)
Hardie DavisJudson Hill, Chair
Steve ThompsonTim Golden, Vice Chair
Hunter Hill
Renee Unterman
John Albers
Don Balfour
Ronnie Chance
Bill Heath
Jack Hill
David Shafer

2011-2012

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

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