Rules Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 14:36, 21 January 2014 by Joel Williams (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
House of Representatives
SLP badge.png
House Committees

Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
AppropriationsBanks and Banking
Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight
Code Revision
Defense and Veterans Affairs
Economic Development and Tourism
EducationEnergy, Utilities and Telecommunications
EthicsGame, Fish, and Parks
Governmental AffairsHealth and Human Services
Higher EducationHuman Relations and Aging
Industry and LaborInformation and Audits
InsuranceInterstate Cooperation
Intragovernmental Coordination
JudiciaryJudiciary - Non-Civil
Juvenile Justice
Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment
MARTOCMotor Vehicles
Natural Resources and Environment
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Regulated IndustriesRetirementRules
Science and Technology
Small Business Development
Special Rules
State Planning and Community Affairs
State Properties
TransportationWays and Means

Senate Committees

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

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)


This committee oversees the flow of legislation from passage in committee and making the determination of what bills should be debated and voted on the House floor. Also included in that task is the approval of guests who are invited into the chambers of the House of Representatives to be recognized. [4][5]



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

Rules Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (6)Republican members (28)
Stacey AbramsJohn Meadows, Chair
Karla DrennerRich Golick, Vice Chair
Carolyn HugleyRichard H. Smith
Mack JacksonTommy Benton
Calvin SmyreDavid Casas
Al WilliamsMickey Channell
Sharon Cooper
Katie Dempsey
Earl Ehrhart
Gerald Greene
Mark Hamilton
Jan Jones
Edward Lindsey
Greg Morris
Larry O'Neal
Butch Parrish
Allen Peake
Alan Powell
Matthew Ramsey
Tom Rice
Jay Roberts
Ed Setzler
Donna Sheldon
Barbara Sims
Lynn Smith
Ron Stephens
Tom Weldon, Jr.
Wendell Willard


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


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

External links