GA HB121 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 2 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-02 - Effective Date 2023-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 52 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to registration, operation, and sale of watercraft generally, so as to provide for restrictions and requirements regarding wakesurfing and wakeboarding, including on certain state waters; to provide for exceptions; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Waters, ports, and watercraft; wakesurfing and wakeboarding; provide restrictions and requirements


Roll Calls

2023-03-29 - House - Agree To Senate Substitute: House Vote #360 (Y: 165 N: 2 NV: 5 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2023-03-27 - Senate - Passage By Substitute: Senate Vote #301 (Y: 51 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - Passage: House Vote #68 (Y: 164 N: 6 NV: 4 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2023-05-02 Effective Date 2023-07-01
2023-05-02 Act 241
2023-05-02HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2023-04-06HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2023-03-29HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2023-03-27SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2023-03-27SenateSenate Third Read
2023-03-23SenateSenate Read Second Time
2023-03-23SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-02-23SenateSenate Read and Referred
2023-02-22HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2023-02-22HouseHouse Third Readers
2023-02-15HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2023-02-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-01-31HouseHouse First Readers
2023-01-30HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments