GA HB292 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Passed on May 8 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-08 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16, Code Section 35-3-34, and Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, disclosure and dissemination of criminal records to private persons and businesses, resulting responsibility and liability of issuing center, and provision of certain information to the FBI in conjunction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and general provisions regarding torts, respectively, so as to provide for, revise, and clarify laws relating to the carrying of weapons and safety; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Firearms; laws relating to the carrying of weapons and safety; revise and clarify


Roll Calls

2017-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #251 (Y: 37 N: 16 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #261 (Y: 37 N: 16 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - House - House Vote #364 (Y: 110 N: 49 NV: 7 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2017-03-03 - House - House Vote #180 (Y: 127 N: 48 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2017-05-08 Effective Date
2017-05-08 Act 217
2017-05-08HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2017-03-28HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2017-03-28SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-28SenateSenate Third Read
2017-03-28SenateSenate Engrossed
2017-03-20SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-03-20SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-03SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-03-03HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-03HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-02-28HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-10HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-09HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-08HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments