A commission created to serve as an oversight mechanism for district attorneys and solicitors-general across Georgia is beginning to take shape. Established by Senate Bill 92 and signed into law in May by Gov. Brian Kemp in May, the bill became law July 1st and seeks to ensure these officials fulfill their constitutional and statutory duties. Tuesday, Speaker Jon Burns, R-Newington, announced his appointees to the Prosecuting Attorneys Qualifications Commission (PAQC).

The Prosecuting Attorneys Qualification Commission will be made up of two panels: an investigative panel of five attorneys and a hearing panel of three attorneys. Kemp, Lt. Gov. Burt Jones and the Senate Committee on Assignments also have appointing authority for members of the commission. 

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