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Columbus senator named chairman of Senate Judiciary Committee

Senator Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) (Source: Georgia State Senate) Senator Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) (Source: Georgia State Senate)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Senator Josh McKoon (R- Columbus) has been named chairman of Georgia's Senate Judiciary Committee for the 2013-2014 legislative term.

He told News Leader 9 Tuesday, "I am deeply honored to be appointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee," said Sen. Josh McKoon. "I look forward to serving on this committee, and will work hard to validate the trust that has been placed in me by my colleagues."

The committee acts on all legislation affecting civil and criminal judicial proceedings. Its jurisdictions also includes topics on civil liberties and constitutional amendments.

The Georgia General Assembly convened Monday for the 152nd Legislative Session.

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