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Appropriations
Committee Members
Dolezal, GregVice Chairman
Dixon, ClintSecretary
Burns, MaxEx-Officio
Lucas, DavidEx-Officio
Payne, Chuck Ex-Officio
Subcommittees:
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Criminal Justice & Public Safety
Economic Development
Education and Higher Education
Government Operations
Health and Human Development
Judicial
Transportation
History and Duties
 The Appropriations Committee has broad jurisdiction over legislation involving the expenditure of state and federal funds. The committee is responsible for developing the state's budget with specific appropriations to the various government agencies, departments, and organizations on an annual basis. The committee has eight (8) standing subcommittees. Georgia requires that the state's budget be balanced.
Capitol Office
234 State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-5038
Fax: (404) 657-7094
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NamePositionEmail Address
Angela TouhyAdministrative Assistantangela.touhy@senate.ga.gov
Hayley WilliamsSRO Analysthayley.williams@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • The proposed FY2020 budget is $27.6 billion
  • This budget proposal includes a 2% raise for all state employees that would cost $120 million
  • Capital Outlay Projects in General Obligation bonds totaling over a billion for infrastructure and equipment improvements in the state
  • Appropriations has 11 sucbommittees and is the largest standing committee

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Urlhttps://vimeo.com/showcase/gasenappropThe Appropriations Committee has broad jurisdiction over legislation involving the expenditure of state and federal funds. The committee is responsible for developing the state's budget with specific appropriations to the various government agencies, departments, and organizations on an annual basis. The committee has eight (8) standing subcommittees. Georgia requires that the state's budget be balanced. 255Senate19404 Durden StreetVidalia 9125373030GA404 Durden Street30474 1249TilleryBlakeTilleryRepublicanVidalia 4908Chairman1263Senate276505 Shiloh Road, Suite 200Suite 200AlpharettaGA6505 Shiloh Road, Suite 200 Suite 20030005 1323DolezalGregDolezalRepublicanCumming4925Vice Chairman350Transportation2081Education and Higher EducationChairman of Subcommittee250TransportationMember72081Education and Higher Education281Senate45P.O. Box 802BufordGAP.O. 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