Joint Budget Weekly Week
During last week’s recess week, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees held joint hearings. The hearings began with Governor Brian Kemp on Tuesday, January 19th and concluded on Thursday, January 21st. Each Statewide Officer, Supreme Court, and State Agencies presented their proposed budgets. The State Economist also presented an interesting presentation on the state of the economy. You can view the budget presentations here. A link to the proposed amended FY 2021 and FY 2022 budgets can be viewed here.
The House and Senate reconvene on Tuesday, January 26th at 10 a.m. for legislative day 5. It is unknown as to how the session schedule will unfold, as it is only set through Tuesday at this point. There is the possibility of some breaks in the schedule due to Covid-19.
The House released Committee assignments on Wednesday. You can review the full House Committee list here. Below is a summary of the House and Senate Committee meetings scheduled for the week. You can watch the House meetings by clicking here and the Senate meetings here.
Information courtesy of Lauren Fralick, GeorgiaLink on behalf of the RBC – January 25, 2021.