Nov 06, 2018
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018
Made up of 180 members, the Georgia House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Georgia General Assembly. Each member represents about 53,820 residents, serving two year terms not subject to term limits. The Georgia State House has 38 standing committes that range from Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee to the Ways and Means Committee. The House is also constantly working in areas such as education, transportation, economic development, healthcare, and public safety to craft legislation that meets the needs of all Georgians. Primary responsibilities of a Representative include: enacting laws, overseeing programs enacted by the executive branch, holding hearings on policies, allocating funds to pay for the daily workings of the state, and redistricting in collaboration with other Representatives and the Senate. The yearly salary for a Georgian Representative is $17,342.