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Lee Hawkins appointed as vice chairman of the House Health & Human Services Committee
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The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments has named State Representative Lee Hawkins, R-Gainesville, as the vice chairman of the House Health & Human Services Committee.

Rep. Hawkins currently serves as a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health, and on the Insurance and Regulated Industries committees. 

“I would like to thank Speaker Ralston and the members of the Committee on Assignments for allowing me to serve in this position,” Hawkins said in a news release. “I look forward to working with Chairman (Sharon) Cooper and the other members of the committee to ensure the best quality of life for all Georgians.”

The House Health & Human Services Committee, chaired by Cooper, R-Marietta, is responsible for legislation that affects the conditions of safety regulations and social services for the citizens of Georgia.

The House Committee on Assignments, chaired by House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, is charged with making all House committee assignments for the members of the Georgia House of Representatives.