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The Juvenile Justice Committee is a standing committee of the Georgia House of Representatives.

The Juvenile Justice Committee was formerly known as that Children and Youth Committee.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Georgia House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] A quorum is not defined in the rules. The President is not designated as an "ex officio" member of every committee. The Speaker, Speaker pro Tempore, Majority Leader and Majority Whip are all "ex officio" members of every committee, except the Speaker who is not an "ex officio" member of the Rules committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules (dead link)


Formerly known as Children and Youth, the Juvenile Justice Committee was recreated during the 2013 legislative session to serve more as a judiciary committee over juvenile related issues.[4][5]



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

Juvenile Justice Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (13)Republican members (14)
Simone BellTom Weldon, Jr., Chair
Pam DickersonAlex Atwood, Vice Chair
Stacey EvansWillie Talton
Scott HolcombStephen Allison
Henry HowardPaulette Braddock
Sheila JonesJoyce Chandler
Dar'shun KendrickChristian Coomer
Alisha Thomas MorganDelvis Dutton
Mary Margaret OliverMike Jacobs
Dexter SharperJay Neal
Earnest SmithRegina Quick
Keisha Sean WaitesJason Spencer
David WilkersonSam Watson
Andrew Welch


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


The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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