GA HB413 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on May 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-09 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 44 and 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to property and public utilities and public transportation, respectively, so as to provide for regulation of certain matters pertaining to rural telephone cooperatives; to provide for the donation of abandoned dividends or capital credits by rural telephone cooperatives for certain purposes; to provide for definitions; to provide for venue in proceedings against rural telephone cooperatives; to change certain provisions relating to the bylaws of rural telephone cooperatives; to provide for return of revenues upon the death of a member of a rural telephone cooperative; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Public utilities; regulation of certain matters pertaining to rural telephone cooperatives; provisions


Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - House - House Vote #394 (Y: 141 N: 21 NV: 11 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #356 (Y: 42 N: 6 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #281 (Y: 43 N: 8 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-03-03 - House - House Vote #181 (Y: 167 N: 5 NV: 4 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2017-05-09 Effective Date
2017-05-09 Act 263
2017-05-09HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2017-03-30SenateSenate Agreed 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
2017-03-24SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-24SenateSenate Recommitted
2017-03-22SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-03-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-03SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-03-03HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2017-03-03HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-02-27HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2017-02-21HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-17HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-16HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

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Bill Comments