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John Albers Appointed To Study Committees

The Roswell Republican will serve on the Emergency Relocation of Abused Adults Joint Study Committee, the Senior Technology Gap Senate Study Committee and the 9-1-1 System Modernization Senate Study Committee.

Credit: Patch file
Credit: Patch file

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Sen. John Albers (R- Roswell) has been selected by Lt .Gov. Casey Cagle to serve on the Emergency Relocation of Abused Adults Joint Study Committee, the Senior Technology Gap Senate Study Committee and the 9-1-1 System Modernization Senate Study Committee. 

“I am honored to be appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle to serve on these important study committees,” said Sen. Albers. “The public safety of all Georgians has always been one of my top priorities, and I look forward to exploring positive solutions to the issues facing our state.”

“I’m happy to appoint Senator John Albers to these study committees and look forward to thoroughly evaluating their findings,” said Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. “Senator Albers has been a leader on these issues, and I’m thankful he’s lending his time and expertise to the important work these committees will perform.”

The Emergency Relocation of Abused Adults Joint Study Committee was created by the passage of Senate Resolution 828 during the 2014 legislative session. As stated in the resolution, the committee will be composed of nine members. 

The Emergency Relocation of Abused Adults Joint Study Committee will study the process by which adult residents from personal care homes or other residential facilities are relocated. 

Specifically, the committee will analyze legislation that would create a multidisciplinary team to develop a standard protocol for the emergency relocation of abused adults. The committee must report its findings on or before Dec. 31. 

The Senior Technology Gap Senate Study Committee was created by the passage of Senate Resolution 881 during the 2014 legislative session. As stated in the resolution, the committee will consist of five senate members as appointed by the Lt. Governor. 

The committee will specifically examine opportunities to close the technology gap between senior citizens and younger generations. The committee must report its findings on or before Dec. 31.

The 9-1-1 System Modernization Senate Study Committee was created by the passage of Senate Resolution 1203 during the 2014 legislative session. As stated in the resolution, the committee will consist of five members of the Senate as appointed by the Lieutenant Governor. 

The committee will analyze the Georgia Emergency Telephone Number 9-1-1 Service Act of 1977 and recommend updates or changes to the current law. The committee will report its findings on or before Dec. 1.

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