Senate: Credentialed members of the media are allowed access to the press galleries – which are designated areas on the Senate floor. No interviews are to be conducted on the Senate floor and Senate Press Office Staff are available to ask senators if they are interested in being interviewed, as media access is restricted to the back press area.
House: Media Credentials are required for access to the House Chamber and press galleries. Credentialed members of the media are allowed access to House Chamber floor for the purpose of locating a member to request an interview or to take photo or video clip. No interviews are to be conducted on the House floor.
Senate: Cameras are allowed on the floor when the Senate is in session but only for b-roll footage. No interviews can be conducted on the floor during session. Photographers are allowed on the Senate floor in designed areas. All photographers, even photographers with special guests, have to be credentialed to take photos on the floor. We discourage the use of cell phones for pictures as well.
House: Cameras are allowed on House chamber floor with media credential; cameras allowed in designated areas along perimeter of the House Chamber; no flash photography; no photos or videos of member desks; tripods not allowed on House floor.
Senate: Credentialing information for the Senate can be found here: http://www.senate.ga.gov/spo/en-US/credentials.aspx
House: Eligible members of the media can apply for permanent or temporary credentials from the House here:
Blogger/Social Journalists Credentials
Neither the Senate nor the House credentials bloggers.
House and Senate credential members of the media separately. Limited number of credentials allowed per media organization. Information on House media credentials, House Chamber media access, media decorum and media rules can be found here: http://www.house.ga.gov/mediaServices/en-US/MediaCredentials.aspx