GA HB156 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Passed on March 25 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-25 - Effective Date 2021-03-25
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 38 and 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to military, emergency management, and veterans affairs and state government, respectively, so as to facilitate the sharing of information and reporting of cyber attacks; to require governmental agencies and utilities to report any cyber attacks to the director of emergency management and homeland security; to provide for definitions; to provide for the director to promulgate certain rules and regulations; to provide for proceedings related to cybersecurity to be held in executive session; to provide for certain information, data, and reports related to cybersecurity and cyber attacks to be exempt from public disclosure and inspection; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Military; sharing of information and reporting of cyber attacks; facilitate


Roll Calls

2021-03-11 - House - Agree Sen Sub: House Vote #250 (Y: 147 N: 0 NV: 18 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2021-03-08 - Senate - Passage By Substitute: Senate Vote #167 (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-22 - House - Passage: House Vote #68 (Y: 163 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 12) [PASS]


2021-03-25 Effective Date 2021-03-25
2021-03-25 Act 8
2021-03-25HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2021-03-25HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2021-03-11HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2021-03-08SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-08SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-08SenateSenate Taken from Table
2021-03-08SenateSenate Tabled
2021-03-05SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-03-03SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-23SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-02-22HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-02-22HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-02-10HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-01-29HouseHouse First Readers
2021-01-28HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments