Judiciary Committee (Georgia House)

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The House Judiciary Committee is a 20 member legislative body consisting of a chairman, a vice-chairman, a secretary, two ex officio, and 15 members. The Committee operates under a House mandate to evaluate legislation and any other measures relating to law, courts, judges, and constitutional amendments.[1]

Scope and jurisdiction[edit]

The House Judiciary Committee is responsible for all legislative measures relating to state law, courts, and judges and for evaluating the constitutionality of House sponsored amendments. The committee has jurisdiction over all legislation that carries any possibility for civil penalties.[1]


As of 2014,[1] the members of the House Judiciary Committee are:

  • Wendell Willard, chairman
  • Mike Jacobs, vice chairman
  • Stephen Allison, secretary
  • Rich Golick, ex officio
  • Joe Wilkinson, ex officio
  • Roger Bruce, member
  • Johnnie Caldwell, Jr., member
  • Stacey Evans, member
  • Barry Fleming, member
  • LaDawn Jones, member
  • Trey Kelley, member
  • Edward Lindsey, member
  • Ronnie Mabra, member
  • Larry O'Neal, member
  • Mary Margaret Oliver, member
  • Jay Powell, member
  • Dale Rutledge, member
  • Pam Stephenson, member
  • Andrew J. Welch, member
  • Tom Weldon, member

See also[edit]

Other articles of the topic State of Georgia : State Institutions and Property Committee (Georgia Senate), Judiciary Non-Civil Committee (Georgia Senate), Assignments Committee (Georgia Senate), Code Revision Committee (Georgia House), Ethics Committee (Georgia House), Economic Development Committee (Georgia Senate), Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications Committee (Georgia House)
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  • List of state government committees (Georgia)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 House Judiciary. house.ga.gov. Retrieved June 15, 2013.

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