GA HB129 | 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 Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public assistance, so as to expand temporary assistance for needy families eligibility criteria to pregnant women; to revise definitions; to repeal a provision relating to elimination of increment in benefits; to provide for conforming changes; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Public assistance; expand temporary assistance for needy families eligibility criteria to pregnant women


Roll Calls

2023-03-07 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #199 (Y: 50 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-03-07 - Senate - Adoption Of Amendment #1 By The Senator From The 53rd: Senate Vote #198 (Y: 2 N: 50 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [FAIL]
2023-02-13 - House - Passage: House Vote #32 (Y: 173 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-05-02 Effective Date 2023-07-01
2023-05-02 Act 228
2023-05-02HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2023-03-30HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2023-03-07SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2023-03-07SenateSenate Third Read
2023-03-02SenateSenate Read Second Time
2023-03-01SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2023-02-14SenateSenate Read and Referred
2023-02-13HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2023-02-13HouseHouse Third Readers
2023-02-08HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2023-02-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-01-31HouseHouse First Readers
2023-01-30HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments