WHEREAS, the current economic crisis has necessitated a closer look at our state government expenditures; and
WHEREAS, the State of Georgia expends taxpayer money on 121 state agencies and commissions; and
WHEREAS, no mechanism exists for regularly scheduled periodic review of the function and budgetary requirements of these state agencies and commissions; and
WHEREAS, legislation known as the Georgia Government Accountability Act has been introduced; now therefore be it
RESOLVED that the Georgia Legislature is urged to pass and the Governor is urged to sign the Georgia Government Accountability Act into law.
Adopted by the GAGOP convention May 14, 2011