GA HB197 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on May 1 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Fair Business Practices Act, so as to provide for requirements for solicitations of services for obtaining a copy of an instrument conveying real estate; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Fair Business Practices Act; requirements for solicitations of services for obtaining a copy of an instrument conveying real estate; provide


Roll Calls

2017-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #291 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-03-03 - House - House Vote #178 (Y: 170 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2017-07-01 Effective Date
2017-05-01 Act 67
2017-05-01HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-03HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2017-03-28SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2017-03-28SenateSenate Third Read
2017-03-24SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-03-24SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-03-03SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-03-03HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2017-03-03HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-03-01HouseHouse Postponed
2017-02-09HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2017-02-02HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-01HouseHouse First Readers
2017-01-31HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments