Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee (Georgia Senate)

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The Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee is an eight-member legislative body consisting of a chairman, a vice-chairman, a secretary, an ex officio, and four members. The Committee operates under a Senate mandate to regulate all matters pertinent to agricultural land use.[1]

Scope and jurisdiction[edit]

The Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee is responsible for regulating agricultural land use throughout the state, the use and exchange of commodities, the delegating of commissions, the managing of state fairs and expositions, and the monitoring of pest management and safe use of pesticides by ensuring the existence of adequate marketing law. The committee also reviews state laws surrounding consumer protection as well.[1]


As of 2016,[1] the members of the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee are:

  • John Wilkinson, chairman[2]
  • Tyler Harper, vice chairman
  • Ellis Black, secretary
  • Bill Heath, ex officio
  • Dean Burke, member
  • Greg Kirk, member
  • Nan Orrock, member
  • Larry Walker III, member

See also[edit]

Other articles of the topic State of Georgia : Ethics Committee (Georgia House), Industry and Labor Committee (Georgia House), Code Revision Committee (Georgia House), Motor Vehicles Committee (Georgia House), Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee (Georgia House), Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee (Georgia House), Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee (Georgia Senate)
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  • List of legislative committees of Georgia (U.S. state)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  2. Wilkinson Named Chairman of Senate Agriculte and Consumer Affairs Committee. Retrieved May 4, 2016.

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