GA HB217 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 7 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-07 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to imposition, rate, computation, and exemptions from state income taxes, so as to increase the amount of the aggregate cap on contributions to certain scholarship organizations in order to receive income tax credits; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Income tax credit; certain scholarship organizations; increase amount of the aggregate cap on contributions


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - Senate - Senate Vote #764 (Y: 33 N: 20 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-29 - House - House Vote #854 (Y: 99 N: 54 NV: 23 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2017-03-30 - House - House Vote #396 (Y: 100 N: 65 NV: 8 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #376 (Y: 12 N: 39 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #377 (Y: 48 N: 4 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #293 (Y: 34 N: 18 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-28 - House - House Vote #142 (Y: 111 N: 62 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2018-05-07 Effective Date
2018-05-07 Act 424
2018-05-07HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2018-03-29HouseHouse Conference Committee Report Adopted
2018-03-29SenateSenate Conference Committee Report Adopted
2018-02-07SenateSenate Conference Committee Appointed 52nd, 21st, 1st
2018-02-01HouseHouse Conference Committee Appointed 46th, 171st, 36th
2018-02-01HouseHouse Insisted
2017-03-30SenateSenate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
2017-03-30HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
2017-03-28SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-28SenateSenate Third Read
2017-03-28SenateSenate Engrossed
2017-03-22SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-03-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-01SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-02-28HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-02-28HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-02-24HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-07HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-02HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-01HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

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Bill Comments