GA HB480 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 2 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-02 - Effective Date 2023-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to workers' compensation, so as to change certain provisions related to workers' compensation benefits; to change provisions relating to surviving spouse dependency determination and termination; to increase the compensation benefits for total disability and temporary partial disability; to increase the total compensation payable to a surviving spouse as a sole dependent at the time of death; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Workers' compensation; benefits; change certain provisions


Roll Calls

2023-03-27 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #330 (Y: 52 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-27 - House - Passage: House Vote #87 (Y: 154 N: 15 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2023-05-02 Effective Date 2023-07-01
2023-05-02 Act 259
2023-05-02HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2023-03-31HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2023-03-27SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2023-03-27SenateSenate Third Read
2023-03-27SenateSenate Taken from Table
2023-03-23SenateSenate Tabled
2023-03-20SenateSenate Read Second Time
2023-03-16SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2023-02-28SenateSenate Read and Referred
2023-02-27HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2023-02-27HouseHouse Third Readers
2023-02-21HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-02-16HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2023-02-16HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-16HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments