GA HB434 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Passed on May 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 22 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to eminent domain, so as to provide for an exception to the requirement that condemnations not be converted to any use other than a public use for 20 years from the initial condemnation; to provide for definitions; to provide for procedure; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Eminent domain; requirement that condemnations not be converted to any use other than public use for 20 years; provide exception


Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - House - House Vote #397 (Y: 145 N: 17 NV: 12 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #357 (Y: 40 N: 7 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #283 (Y: 42 N: 10 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-03-03 - House - House Vote #203 (Y: 158 N: 6 NV: 9 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2017-07-01 Effective Date
2017-05-09 Act 265
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 As Amended
2017-03-28SenateSenate Third Read
2017-03-20SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-03-20SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-03-06SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-03-03HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2017-03-03HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-02-24HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2017-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-21HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-17HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments