Austin (Austin) Scott (R-08)

US Representative Austin Scott

Austin (Austin) Scott (R-08)
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Capitol: 202.225.6531
FAX: 202.225.3013
District: 478.971.1776
Representative
United States House of Representatives
Room 2417 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-1008
230 Margie Drive
Warner Robins, GA 31088-7813
Residence:Tifton, GA

Committee Assignments

RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
MemberHouse Committee on Agriculture
Co-ChairElectronic Warfare Working Group (EWWG)
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations
FC MemberCongressional Public Transportation Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Readiness
FC MemberFriends of Switzerland
FC MemberCongressional Congenital Heart Defect Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Peanut Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Range and Testing Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberHouse Military Depot and Industrial Facilities Caucus
FC MemberDefense Communities Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Library of Congress Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coast Guard Caucus
FC MemberGerman-American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cement Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Israel Allies Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberPaper and Packaging Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Chicken Caucus
FC MemberRural Health Care Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Boating Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkish Relations and Turkish Americans
FC MemberCongressional Working Forests Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (House)
FC MemberUSO Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)

Bio

Austin Scott is in his fourth-term as the U.S. Representative for Georgia's Eighth Congressional District. Prior to his election to Congress 2010 he was a small business owner and spent 14 years in the Georgia state House, beginning with his first election at age 26. Austin, who graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.B.A. in Risk Management and Insurance, owned and operated an insurance brokerage firm for nearly twenty years. He has his Series 7, CLU, CHFC, RHU and REBC and, until his election to Congress, he had been a long-time member of NAIFA. He is known as a conservative on both economic and social issues and as a fierce defender of limited government and a strong national defense. Austin's political experience on the state level and background in risk management has given him a unique perspective in Washington. He utilizes that understanding to draft and promote legislation which works to open access to capital for American businesses, eliminate burdensome regulations on entrepreneurs and investors, and provide economic opportunities for the next generation. Scott serves as the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit. Additionally, he is an active Member on the House Armed Services Committee, where he serves on the Readiness Subcommittee and the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee. Austin and his wife, Vivien, reside in Tifton, GA with their three children Wells, Gabriela and John Philip.

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