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State and Local Governmental Operations
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 The Committee on State & Local Governmental Operations has two general areas of jurisdiction. The first area of jurisdiction is over general laws that relate to special taxes, city and county organization and powers, subdivisions, and administration of special districts. The committee also reviews legislation of general application that apply to counties and cities throughout the entire state. The second area of the committee jurisdiction involves the processing of legislation with limited local impact. Special abbreviated procedures are available to pass such legislation.
Capitol Office
121-J State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-5114
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NamePositionEmail Address
Leighton KennedyAdministrative Assistantleighton.kennedy@senate.ga.gov
Keelin CroninSRO Analystkeelin.cronin@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • Only Texas (254) has more counties than Georgia (159)
  • Over 68,000 people are employed by the State of Georgia

Key Topics

  • Local and general legislation affecting cities and counties
  • General legislation affecting state agencies
  • Election laws
  • City creation
  • Annexation and de-annexation

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