Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, announced the selection of Georgia’s 9th District Congressman Doug Collins as Chair of the Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House. In announcing the appointment Chairman Sessions said:
I am proud to have such a hard-working member of our team and have no doubt that he will strengthen our committee in this new role.
The subcommittee is responsible for managing legislation related to House rules and relationships between the House and Senate as well as between Congress and the Judiciary. In commenting on this additional leadership role in the House power structure, Collins said:
Representing the people of northeast Georgia continues to be one of the greatest honors of my life, and I look forward to sharing their vision through this new leadership role.