GA HB353 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 4 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-04 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to driving on right side of roadway, overtaking and passing, and following too closely, so as to clarify what constitutes an obstruction for purposes of exceptions to when a vehicle is to drive on the right side of the roadway; to provide for proper operation of a motor vehicle when overtaking a bicyclist; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Motor vehicles; clarify what constitutes an obstruction for purposes of exceptions to when a vehicle is to drive on the right side of roadway


Roll Calls

2021-03-25 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #287 (Y: 38 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-02-18 - House - Passage: House Vote #59 (Y: 164 N: 2 NV: 4 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2021-05-04 Effective Date 2021-07-01
2021-05-04 Act 221
2021-05-04HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2021-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2021-03-25SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2021-03-25SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-22SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-03-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2021-02-22SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-02-18HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-02-18HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-02-16HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-10HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-02-09HouseHouse First Readers
2021-02-08HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments