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2016 Study Committees

Study committees are those that have been appointed, or selected to perform a specific task or study a specific issue. As Senate Study Committees examine various issues, reports are released which include any findings, recommendations, or legislative proposals a committee deems appropriate.

Joint Study Committees, Commissions, and Authorities

SB 402 State Commission on Narcotic Treatment Programs

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Jeff Mullis, Co-Chair
Sen. Burt Jones
Sen. Ed Harbison

Committee Documents:

SR 876 High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Joint Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Steve Gooch, Co-Chair
Sen. Rick Jeffares
Sen. Tyler Harper
Sen. John Wilkinson
Sen. David Lucas

House Appointments

Committee Documents:

SR 883 Industry Incentive for Financial Technologies and the Payment Processing Joint Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Brandon Beach, Co-Chair
Sen. Burt Jones
Sen. John Albers

Citizen Appointments:
Mr. Chris Car
Commissioner, GDEcD
Mr. Dawiet Zamadie
CIO, GDEcD

House Appointments

Committee Documents:

SR 1027 Music Economic Development Joint Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Jeff Mullis, Co-Chair
Sen. Butch Miller
Sen. Tyler Harper

Citizen Appointments:
Ms. Michele Caplinger
The Recording Academy - Atlanta
Mr. Steve Weizenecker
Barnes & Thornburg
Mr. Matt Still
Producer and Engineer

House Appointments

Committee Documents:

SR 1038 Alternative Fuels Infrastructure and Vehicles Joint Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Jeff Mullis, Co-Chair
Sen. Butch Miller
Sen. Rick Jeffares
Sen. Frank Ginn
Sen. Emanuel Jones

House Appointments

Committee Documents:

HB 509 Georgia Pallative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Renee Unterman, Co-Chair
Sen. Dean Burke
Sen. Freddie Powell-Sims

Committee Documents:

HB 779 Georgia Unmanned Vehicles Systems Commission

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Committee Documents:

HB 1036 State Commission on Petroleum Pipelines

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Rick Jeffares, Co-Chair
Sen. Jack Hill
Sen. Frank Ginn

House Appointments

Committee Documents:

Senate Study Committees


SR 360 Data Security and Privacy Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Bruce Thompson, Chair
Sen. Jack Hill
Sen. Brandon Beach
Sen. Mike Dugan

Citizen Appointments:
Mr. Calvin Rhodes
CIO, State of GA
Mr. Bobby Laurine
CIO, University System
Mr. Chris Klaus
Kaneva, LLC
LTC David Allen
CIO, GA National Guard

Committee Documents:

SR 412 Cyber Challenge Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 467 Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 842 Legislative Process Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Jeff Mullis, Chair
Sen. David Shafer
Sen. Bill Cowsert
Sen. Steve Henson
Sen. John Wilkinson
Sen. Renee Unterman
Sen. Elena Parent

Committee Documents:

SR 974 Surprise Billing Practices Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Renee Unterman, Chair
Sen. Dean Burke
Sen. Ben Watson
Sen. Chuck Hufstetler

Committee Documents:

SR 1001 Higher Education Affordability Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Fran Millar, Chair
Sen. Donzella James, Vice-Chair
Sen. Jack Hill
Sen. P.K. Martin
Sen. Judson Hill
Sen. Lindsey Tippins
Sen. Charlie Bethel
Sen. Elena Parent

Committee Documents:

SR 1032 Sexual Offender Registry Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1056 Premium Assistance Program Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1059 Nonembryonic and Nonfetal Cell Therapy Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1085 Regional Transit Solutions Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Steve Gooch, Chair
Sen. Brandon Beach
Sen. Lindsey Tippins
Sen. Fran Millar
Sen. P.K. Martin
Sen. Nan Orrock
Sen. Valencia Seay

Committee Documents:

SR 1091 Hearing Aids for Children Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Charlie Bethel, Chair
Sen. Renee Unterman
Sen. Dean Burke
Sen. Gloria Butler
Sen. Lester Jackson

Committee Documents:

SR 1098 Crime Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1131 Affordability of Death Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1132 Venture Capital Investments Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Brandon Beach, Chair
Sen. Judson Hill
Sen. Elena Parent
Sen. Michael Williams

Citizen Appointments:
Mr. Chris Carr
Commissioner, GDEcD
Ms. Hala Moddelmog
President, MAC
Ms. Lynne Riley
Commissioner, GADOR
Mr. Gardner Garrard
TTV Capital
Mr. Jeff Muir
Fulcrum Equity Partners
Mr. Blake Patton
Advanced Tech Development Centers
Mr. Sam Burch
General Counsel, USG
Mr. Sean Banks
Chair, FinTech Society of TAG

Committee Documents:

SR 1154 Emergency Cardiac Care Centers Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1159 Camden County Spaceport Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1165 Opioid Abuse Senate Study Committee

Senate Appointments:
Sen. Renee Unterman, Chair
Sen. Butch Miller

Citizen Appointments:
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald
Commissioner, DPH
Mr. Rick Allen, R. Ph
GA Drugs and Narcotics Agency
Mr. Cecil H Cordle, PharmD
CVS Pharmacy, Tifton
Mr. Allen Butts,
Longstreet Clinic
Dr. Rafael Pascual,
NE GA Medical Center

Committee Documents:

SR 1166 State Sponsored Self-insured Group Health Insurance Plan Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

SR 1171 Judicial Qualifications Commission Senate Study Committee

To be appointed

Committee Documents:

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