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==History==
 
==History==
  
The Georgia Senate Research Office was first formed in 1975<ref>[http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'' "Senate Research Office"](See Beginning Paragraph)</ref>.
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The Georgia Senate Research Office was first formed in 1975<ref>[http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'', "Senate Research Office"](See Beginning Paragraph)</ref>.
  
 
==Governance==
 
==Governance==
  
The Senate Research Office is led by a Director and Deputy Director that oversees a staff of seven policy analysts and an administrative assistant<ref>[http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/senate/researchstaff.htm ''Georgia Legislature'' "Senate Office Research Staff"]</ref>.
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The Senate Research Office is led by a Director and Deputy Director that oversees a staff of seven policy analysts and an administrative assistant<ref>[http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/senate/researchstaff.htm ''Georgia Legislature'', "Senate Office Research Staff"]</ref>.
  
 
==Services offered==
 
==Services offered==
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===Bill summaries===
 
===Bill summaries===
  
The Georgia Senate Research Office produces all bill summaries and bill drafting<ref>[http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'' "Senate Research Office"](See Bill Summaries)</ref>.
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The Georgia Senate Research Office produces all bill summaries and bill drafting<ref>[http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'', "Senate Research Office"](See Bill Summaries)</ref>.
  
 
===Publications===
 
===Publications===
  
The Senate Research Office publishes ''Session Highlights'' which highlights which legislation was introduced and passed during a certain legislative session.  ''Upcoming Issues'' is another publication that publishes important information on important issues that will be discussed during an upcoming legislative session.  Also, the Senate Research Office publishes ''Study Committee Reports'' that publishes all findings and recommendations made in any of the standing committees of the [[Georgia State Senate]]<ref>[http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'' "Senate Research Office"](See Session Highlights, Upcoming Issues, and Committee Reports)</ref>.
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The Senate Research Office publishes ''Session Highlights'' which highlights which legislation was introduced and passed during a certain legislative session.  ''Upcoming Issues'' is another publication that publishes important information on important issues that will be discussed during an upcoming legislative session.  Also, the Senate Research Office publishes ''Study Committee Reports'' that publishes all findings and recommendations made in any of the standing committees of the [[Georgia State Senate]]<ref>[http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'', "Senate Research Office"](See Session Highlights, Upcoming Issues, and Committee Reports)</ref>.
  
 
==Open records exemption==
 
==Open records exemption==
  
Georgia law exempts all documents, files, and requests of the Senate Research Office under the Georgia Open Records Act<ref>[http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'' "Senate Research Office"](See Confidentality)</ref>.
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Georgia law exempts all documents, files, and requests of the Senate Research Office under the Georgia Open Records Act<ref>[http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2009_10/senate/aboutsro.htm ''Georgia Legislature'', "Senate Research Office"](See Confidentality)</ref>.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 07:39, 8 May 2014

The Georgia Senate Research Office is a nonpartisan legislative research agency serving members of the Georgia State Senate and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Georgia.

History

The Georgia Senate Research Office was first formed in 1975[1].

Governance

The Senate Research Office is led by a Director and Deputy Director that oversees a staff of seven policy analysts and an administrative assistant[2].

Services offered

Bill summaries

The Georgia Senate Research Office produces all bill summaries and bill drafting[3].

Publications

The Senate Research Office publishes Session Highlights which highlights which legislation was introduced and passed during a certain legislative session. Upcoming Issues is another publication that publishes important information on important issues that will be discussed during an upcoming legislative session. Also, the Senate Research Office publishes Study Committee Reports that publishes all findings and recommendations made in any of the standing committees of the Georgia State Senate[4].

Open records exemption

Georgia law exempts all documents, files, and requests of the Senate Research Office under the Georgia Open Records Act[5].

See also

External links

References