Senators in the Georgia Senate will meet over the next several months to discuss a number of issues slated for consideration during the next legislative session.

The appointments and subsequent announcements were made by the Lieutenant Governor. The press releases are backdated to June on the official website, but were made public on July 10th.

The committees are as follows:

  • Senate Study Committee on Creating a Georgia Agricultural Marketing Authority will be chaired by Sen. Larry Walker III (R – Perry). The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are:
    • Sen. Ellis Black (R – Valdosta)
    • Sen. Tyler Harper (R – Ocilla)
    • Sen. Freddie Powell Sims (D – Albany)
    • Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa)
  • Senate Evaluating E-Scooters and other Innovative Mobility Options for Georgians Study Committee will be chaired by Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega). The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are:
    • Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell)
    • Sen. Brandon Beach (R – Alpharetta)
    • Sen. Frank Ginn (R – Danielsville)
    • Sen. Butch Miller (R – Gainesville).
  • Senate Study Committee on Revising Voting Rights for Nonviolent Felons will be chaired by Sen. Randy Robertson (R – Columbus). The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are:
    • Sen. Mike Dugan (R – Carrollton)
    • Sen. Burt Jones (R – Jackson)
    • Sen. Harold Jones II (D – Augusta)
    • Sen. Doc Rhett (D – Marietta)
  • Senate Study Committee on Evaluating and Simplifying Physician Oversight of Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses will be chaired by Sen. Chuck Hufstetler (R – Rome). The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are:
    • Sen. Gloria Butler (D – Stone Mountain)
    • Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick (R – Marietta)
    • Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford)
    • Sen. Ben Watson (R – Savannah)
  • Senate Study Committee on Community Schools will be chaired by Sen. P.K. Martin (R – Lawrenceville). The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are:
    • Sen. Matt Brass (R – Newnan)
    • Sen. Emanuel Jones (D – Decatur)
    • Sen. Nan Orrock (D – Atlanta)
    • Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R – Marietta)
  • Senate Protections from Sexual Predators Study Committee will be chaired by Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford). The Senate members appointed to serve on this committee are:
    • Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell)
    • Sen. Greg Kirk (R – Americus)
    • Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick (R – Marietta)
    • Sen. Randy Robertson (R – Columbus)
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